3 02, 2016

Ahhh-mazingg’ Art Museum

2016-02-03T09:07:04-08:00

 
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 Museum2016-02-03T09:07:04-08:00
5 01, 2016

Artists to Watch in 2016!

2016-01-05T23:45:35-08:00

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!2016-01-05T23:45:35-08:00
24 11, 2015

Salvador Dalí…Revealed!

2015-11-24T08:30:04-08:00

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!2015-11-24T08:30:04-08:00
21 10, 2015

Andy Warhol…Why Is He An Important Artist?

2015-10-21T10:13:54-07:00

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?2015-10-21T10:13:54-07:00
1 09, 2015

Dark Moments…Great Painters

2015-09-01T10:38:52-07:00

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 Painters2015-09-01T10:38:52-07:00
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
14 04, 2015

Dangerous Watercolors: Nolde and Nickson

2015-04-14T11:38:30-07:00

Evening Landscape North Frisia, Emil Nolde Evening Landscape North Frisia, date unknown
Emil Nolde
Nolde Stiftung Seebüll, Germany

Emil Nolde (1867-1956)

Although he joined the Nazi party in the early ’30s, Emil Nolde’s paintings were confiscated from the museums and his work was slandered as Degenerate Art.

From […]

Dangerous Watercolors: Nolde and Nickson2015-04-14T11:38:30-07:00
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
2 12, 2014

Henri Matisse: Best Work Ever

2014-12-02T09:24:48-08:00

Matisse-Zulma-1950

Henri Matisse (1869-1954) has risen to rock star celebrity. He is beloved throughout the world. 500,000 people packed the Tate Museum in London last summer to see his show. The Tate turned the final weekend of the run into a kind of all-night sleepover […]

Henri Matisse: Best Work Ever2014-12-02T09:24:48-08:00
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