Victor Hugo’s Ink Abstractions: An Author’s Hidden Talent RevealedJanuary 8, 2019
French author, poet, and dramatist Victor Hugo is known worldwide for his written work, namely novels such as Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Unbeknownst to many, though, Hugo was also quite the visual artist, producing...
Dream-like Artworks: Minnie Evans’ Divine InspirationAugust 14, 2018
Folk Art, Surrealist, Visionary, Americana, call it what you will. Minnie Evans’ (1892-1987) dream-like artworks speak of another world; a world which the artist believed God had given her insight to see. The North Carolina native’s oeuvre ranges...
A Story About How Louise Nevelson Constructed Her Sculptures And Her PastAugust 3, 2018
Nevelson (1899 – 1988) is recognized as one of America’s most innovative sculptors. Her most famous outsized sculptures were made of cast-off wood parts (basically street throwaways) which were transformed into completely different objects by monochromatic spray paint....
Lucio Fontana and Venice You Have Never KnownJuly 26, 2018
Even if you haven’t been to Venice, you must know it quite well from millions of picturesque or picturesque-ish photos flooding Instagram and Facebook especially during summer time; or from Impressionist paintings (if not, have a look at...
Pictures On My Wall – The Art Of Polish Film PostersMay 29, 2018
The emergence of the poster as a fresh, creative medium was a timely episode in an unfolding age of consumer expendability. In an era of conveyor belt duplication, the twentieth century became an epoch dominated by advertising imagery. During...
The Abstract Waves Of Cornwall: St Ives SchoolFebruary 5, 2018
Just before the outbreak of the WW2, a small town in Cornwall, UK, became a haven for British artists. Built of granite and surrounded on three sides by the ocean, it was a perfect spot for painters because the...
Jackson Pollock: The Face Of Abstract ExpressionismJanuary 28, 2018
A man walks on his creation, a fragmentary and chaotic creation. But it is an elaborate, creative and almost romantic chaos. He’s in love with his canvas. This man is Jackson Pollock. Jackson Pollock’s paintings represent a great...
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