29 07, 2014

3 Terrific Tips on Showing Art in your Living Space


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 Space2014-07-29T14:45:18-07:00
5 05, 2014

Mark Rothko: Paintings of Ecstasy and Tragedy


Painting, No. 8, 1952 Mark_Rothko

“I’m not here to make ‘pretty pictures!’ I want my paintings to stop your heart, you understand that?!  I am here to make you think…feel a moan of rapture…sense the divine, or damned.” — Mark Rothko

Mark Rothko felt that a […]

Mark Rothko: Paintings of Ecstasy and Tragedy2014-05-05T14:04:16-07:00
11 01, 2013

BEHOLD, America!


American art is evolving!
American art is pushing all the boundaries!

It is almost inconceivable how much the work of American artists has changed in the past 250 years. This mind-boggling evolution is brilliantly presented by three renowned San Diego museums…The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, The San Diego Museum of Art and […]

BEHOLD, America!2013-01-11T13:20:18-08:00
26 11, 2012



Why do we get that tingling sensation, that sudden wave of emotion, that thrill when we see the haystack paintings of Bruegel, Van Gogh and Monet?

Who would have thought haystacks would be so enthralling? Do they speak to our yearning for a simpler way of life?

We know from brain research that the color […]

12 11, 2012

2 Art Installations You Won’t Forget!



One man’s trash is another man’s treasure!

In today’s world of weird and amazing art some of the most compelling and creative works have been born out of the simplest and most abundant […]

2 Art Installations You Won’t Forget!2012-11-12T16:36:32-08:00
29 10, 2012

Faces Change…Portraits Change


You live in 15th century in Florence.
You are wealthy and powerful.
You want your portrait painted so your memory will not fade.

Piero della Francesca, arguably the finest painter of the Renaissance, painted a double image of […]

Faces Change…Portraits Change2012-10-29T16:08:09-07:00
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