Modern

14 03, 2018

The Artist We Love To Hate

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

Double Portrait of Lucian Freud and Frank Auerbach, 1964 Double Portrait of Lucian Freud and Frank Auerbach, 1964
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
9 11, 2016

America How Great Thou ART!

2016-11-09T23:41:53+00:00

Flag, 1967 Jasper Johns, encaustic and collage on canvas (three panels) 33 1/2 x56 1/4in.Flag, 1967
Jasper Johns
The Broad Museum, Los Angeles

Jasper Johns was an acclaimed artist known for his paintings of flags, targets, and other ordinary objects in […]

America How Great Thou ART!2016-11-09T23:41:53+00:00
19 10, 2016

Surprise! Georgia O’Keeffe Watercolors

2016-10-19T02:31:11+00:00

Watercolor, Evening Star No. IV, 1917 Watercolor, Evening Star No. IV, 1917
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

Surprise! Georgia O’Keeffe didn’t just make large iconic oil paintings of flowers, skyscrapers and bones against a desert landscape!

Georgia O'Keeffe at <a href=[…]

Surprise! Georgia O’Keeffe Watercolors2016-10-19T02:31:11+00:00
1 03, 2016

The Kiss and Art

2016-03-01T17:25:18+00:00

The Kiss of Betrayal

"Kiss of Judas", 1304-06, Giotto, Fresco (detail) Scrovegni Chapel, Padua, Italy “Kiss of Judas” Fresco (detail), 1304-06
Giotto di Bondone

This magnificent fresco portraying the betrayal of Jesus, was painted by Giotto over 700 years ago in the […]

The Kiss and Art2016-03-01T17:25:18+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
5 01, 2016

Artists to Watch in 2016!

2016-01-05T23:45:35+00:00

Spielbergian Climax, Hebru Brantley, 2014 Spielbergian Climax, Hebru Brantley, 2014

Hebru Brantley

33 years old and 6’8″ tall, Hebru Brantley is Chicago’s fastest-rising visual artist. A street painter turned fine artist making comic-book style pop-art paintings, his figures reflect his growing up on the south side of […]

Artists to Watch in 2016!2016-01-05T23:45:35+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
24 03, 2015

3 Famous Beds in Art

2015-03-24T10:16:29+00:00

The bed is our earliest memory and perhaps our last. It is a place of repose, a place of dreams, a place to share secrets and to hide them.

Artists throughout history have used the bed as a backdrop to drama, passion, and scenes of sheer beauty.

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3 Famous Beds in Art2015-03-24T10:16:29+00:00