Kyffin Williams and the Welsh LandscapeApril 15, 2021
The Welsh landscapes have inspired artists, poets, and writers for generations. But, for one 20th century artist, they were more than just a subject for the canvas, they were a metaphor for melancholic isolation, for power, and comfort....
Divine Beauty of Landscapes: California on CanvasApril 14, 2021
The beautiful state of California is home to some of the most geographically diverse topography. This makes for the most breath-taking vistas. It has immaculate beaches of the coastline and pristine lakes. Sprawling deserts, and mountain ranges lie scattered...
Explore the Unknown World of Klimt’s LandscapesApril 14, 2021
When you think of Gustav Klimt, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? If you’re like most people, you probably thought of his portraits and other people paintings. You might not realize that he also painted many...
Escape to the Forest: The Birth of Barbizon SchoolApril 12, 2021
During the 19th century, the most promising artists trained at the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture in Paris. The academy taught its pupils the works of the Old Masters. Artists in the making were encouraged to adopt...
The Story of Damien Hirst’s Famous SharkApril 10, 2021
This shark is considered the iconic work of British art from the 1990s and has become a symbol of Britart worldwide. It was funded by Charles Saatchi who in 1991 offered to pay for whatever artwork the artist wanted to...
7 Images of Dürer’s Animals that Are Better than Trip to a ZooApril 10, 2021
Albrecht Dürer‘s keen interest in nature was a typical manifestation of the Renaissance. Animals were not generally considered to be appropriate subjects for serious art until the 18th century. Paintings of animals were considered to be simply a...
Hieronymus Bosch’s Creepy OwlsApril 9, 2021
Hieronymus Bosch was an Early Netherlandish painter. He must have lived in two worlds simultaneously – the real one and a world of his imagination. His work is known for macabre and nightmarish depictions of hell, fantastic imagery, detailed landscapes, and...
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