2 06, 2015

Most Famous Art Show In The World


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, […]

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24 03, 2015

3 Famous Beds in Art


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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27 01, 2015

Blue Rider: Rebel Art


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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6 01, 2015

Turner, Brilliant Painter of Light



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 […]

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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
30 10, 2013

World’s Greatest Portrait Painter


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 […]

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