Abstract Expressionist

14 03, 2018

The Artist We Love To Hate

2018-09-12T08:58:13+00:00

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Francis Bacon
Moderna Museet, Stockholm

Was Francis Bacon really the greatest painter of the 20th century, or just a fascinating crazy mess?

Margaret Thatcher described him as “that man who […]

The Artist We Love To Hate2018-09-12T08:58:13+00:00
3 02, 2016

Ahhh-mazingg’ Art Museum

2016-02-03T09:07:04+00:00

 
AHHH-MAZINGG’!

Hottest new museum to hit USA is the Broad Museum in downtown Los Angeles! The architecture alone is worth the trip…a honeycombed boxy building tilted on its side filled with natural light.

Broad Museum, Los Angeles, CA September 20, 2015 Broad Museum
Los […]

Ahhh-mazingg’ Art Museum2016-02-03T09:07:04+00:00
24 11, 2015

Salvador Dalí…Revealed!

2015-11-24T08:30:04+00:00

Magnificent oil painter, megalomaniac, devoted husband, exquisite jeweler, bizarre film creator, sculptor, narcissist, multi-millionaire…

Salvador Dali, 1904-1989

SALVADOR DALÍ
1904-1989



Dalí: “I am the first to be surprised and often terrified by the images I see appear upon my canvas.”

The surreal art world exploded with the arrival […]

Salvador Dalí…Revealed!2015-11-24T08:30:04+00:00
21 10, 2015

Andy Warhol…Why Is He An Important Artist?

2015-10-21T10:13:54+00:00

Andy Warhol painted icons. He painted Marilyn Monroe only after she took her own life. These images deliver a big punch. Mortality stares us in the face…Marilyn’s mortality and our own.

Andy Warhol painted history […]

Andy Warhol…Why Is He An Important Artist?2015-10-21T10:13:54+00:00
1 09, 2015

Dark Moments…Great Painters

2015-09-01T10:38:52+00:00

Ever wondered why we are fascinated and confused by beautiful paintings that have ominous images?

Brain researchers in the field of Neuroscience have increasingly turned their eyes on art in an effort to understand how we see these works of art.

There is a deep portion of the brain, the amygdala, which triggers BOTH negative […]

Dark Moments…Great Painters2015-09-01T10:38:52+00:00
27 01, 2015

Blue Rider: Rebel Art

2015-01-27T10:56:08+00:00

Winter Landscape I, 1909 Wassily Kandinsky

A little over 100 years ago, in 1911, a group of Russian and German artists working in Munich rebelled against the established traditions of art in Germany. The group named themselves “Blue Rider.”

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Blue Rider: Rebel Art2015-01-27T10:56:08+00:00
6 01, 2015

Turner, Brilliant Painter of Light

2015-01-06T03:26:31+00:00

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Light, light, light. Light in all its effervescence; light falling in scattered shining flecks, shimmering incandescent pigment. Light like it had never before been painted.

J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851) became the leading artist of his era. A classical painter, heavily influenced by the old masters, he […]

Turner, Brilliant Painter of Light2015-01-06T03:26:31+00:00
29 07, 2014

3 Terrific Tips on Showing Art in your Living Space

2014-07-29T14:45:18+00:00

Ever wonder how to best show your art…those pieces you have lovingly collected over the years? Top San Francisco designer, Linda Applewhite, presents 3 terrific ideas!

Linda Applewhite’s Design Tips

Play With Color and Texture

Street Scene, Gugger PetterTo make artwork stand out in a room! Combine […]

3 Terrific Tips on Showing Art in your Living Space2014-07-29T14:45:18+00:00