Behind The Yellow Eyes Of The Blue Dog By George RodrigueMarch 4, 2018
George Rodrigue was an American artist from New Iberia, USA, known mostly for his paintings of the Blue Dog which catapulted him to a worldwide fame. Rodrigue was born in 1944 as the only child of George and Marie...
Picasso, Monet And Pigeons – An Unlikely TrioFebruary 2, 2018
Have you ever wished you could teach your parrot or canary some new tricks? Clearly, the Japanese scientists – Shigeru Watanabe, Junko Sakamoto and Masumi Wakita from Keio University had the same idea. In a paper published in...
Jeff Koons And His Balloon DogsJanuary 21, 2018
On this day in 1955 one of the most controversial artists of 20th century was born. Jeff Koons is the artist who blended the concerns and methods of Pop, Conceptual, and appropriation art with craft-making and popular culture...
The World Of Animals Created By Hans Hoffmann In 16th CenturyJanuary 20, 2018
Hans Hoffmann was a 16th-century German painter and draftsman. He was an artist on the Rudolph II‘s court (the one who loved arts and was probably mad) and a leading representative of the Dürer Renaissance, specialised in watercolor...
Greek Mythological Creatures That Combine Female Beauty And Beastly UglinessDecember 8, 2017
Gods, goddesses, demigods, horrible monsters and beasts of hybrid forms roam the world of Ancient Greek mythology. Their heredity shaped many of the fictional and fantastical creatures of our time. From Sirens that lure sailors to their death...
Holy Cow! Why Did The Dutch Painters Love Cows?December 4, 2017
Every time I look at 17th-century Dutch landscape paintings, I ask myself the same question: WHY DO THEY ALWAYS SHOW COWS? You think it’s a shallow and useless question…? Let me show you there is more substance to it…....
The Story Of Damien Hirst’s Famous SharkSeptember 4, 2017
This shark is considered the iconic work of British art in the 1990s, and has become a symbol of Britart worldwide. It was funded by Charles Saatchi who in 1991 had offered to pay for whatever artwork the artist wanted...
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