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The painter Gustave Courbet who was the central figure of Realism, is known for his paintings in which he reveals the true lives of peasants and ordinary workers, at a time when the most well-accepted portraits were those...
Almada Negreiros: The Man Who Loved All The ArtsApril 8, 2018
Have you heard about the writer Almada Negreiros? He is the author of beautiful verses, like the Canção da Saudade, in which he says if I were blind, I loved everybody… Maybe you know him better as a writer...
7 Things You Need To Know About Jean-Honoré FragonardApril 5, 2018
The first thing you need to know about Jean-Honoré Fragonard – he was a Rococo master. One can say that Fragonard was Rococo. The works of this French painter and printmaker are pure exuberance and hedonism which combined...
4 Artists Who Suffered Mental Illness (And How It Affected Their Art)April 4, 2018
The painter Vincent Van Gogh is well-known for his artworks and for a particular aspect of his personal life: the post-impressionist spent some time in a psychiatric clinic. There, he produced artworks such as Starry Night and many...
The Sad Story Of Vincent Van Gogh And His LoversMarch 29, 2018
Vincent van Gogh’s love life was a really sad one. Here we have a look at the list of artist’s lovers which is full of unsuccessful romances and rejections. I’m really sorry that none of these stories will...
Meet Kun Can – Chinese Artist, One Of The “Four Great Monk Painters”March 29, 2018
A Chinese painter and Buddhist monk who lived 1612-1674, Kun Can was known as one of the ‘Four Great Monk Painters’ of the early Qing Dynasty. As a youth Kun Can studied the classics and prepared himself for...
Immerse Yourself In The World Of the fantastic-realism paintings by Maria AntoMarch 13, 2018
March = Women’s History Month, and this is the next story about a remarkable, contemporary artist named Maria Anto (Maria Czarnecka). Anto was a late 20th-century Polish painter who created a series of fantastic-realism paintings depicting animals, people...
That’s my color! Painter’s trademarked colorsMarch 10, 2018
Did you know, that there are some colors that you can’t use in your art? Such ‘painter’s trademarked colors’ are owned by certain artists, and you cannot legally use them without consulting the artist beforehand. Other could be...
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