2 06, 2015

Most Famous Art Show In The World

2015-06-02T02:15:15-07:00

If you ​happen to be in Venice between June and November this year, you will find yourself in the midst of the most important art show in the world,​ t​h​e Venice Biennale. The Olympics of art.

Art from 88 countries fills the museums, the palazzos, the canal-­fronted warehouses, […]

Most Famous Art Show In The World2015-06-02T02:15:15-07:00
24 03, 2015

3 Famous Beds in Art

2015-03-24T10:16:29-07:00

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 Art2015-03-24T10:16:29-07:00
27 01, 2015

Blue Rider: Rebel Art

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

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 Art2015-01-27T10:56:08-08:00
6 01, 2015

Turner, Brilliant Painter of Light

2015-01-06T03:26:31-08:00

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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 Light2015-01-06T03:26:31-08:00
29 07, 2014

3 Terrific Tips on Showing Art in your Living Space

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

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 Space2014-07-29T14:45:18-07:00
30 10, 2013

World’s Greatest Portrait Painter

2013-10-30T01:45:06-07:00

The greatest portrait painter in the world?
Rembrandt Van Rijn, 1606-1669

Acclaimed master of the self-portrait, forty of which survive today.

Rembrandt’s paintings will forever change the way we experience an artist’s self-portrait. Rembrandt revealed much more than his likeness in the paintings. He painted his turbulent life for all to see. The masterly portraits painfully […]

World’s Greatest Portrait Painter2013-10-30T01:45:06-07:00
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