Surprise! Georgia O’Keeffe didn’t just make large iconic oil paintings of flowers, skyscrapers and bones against a desert landscape!
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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
To make artwork stand out in a room! Combine […]
Artist Joe Sola was in his second story studio being interviewed by a couple of haughty and condescending art critics.
Midway through the humdrum interview Sola got up and took a flying leap out of his closed second story […]
Andy Warhol painted icons.
Andy Warhol painted history.
Love him or hate him, Andy Warhol was just the latest in the long line of artists documenting our times.
Johannesburg – Nelson Mandela is lilac, pulsing-pink, blue, and sandy tan. He is a collection of energy, a precise assembly of meticulously measured stripes.
This describes the gigantic portrait, 14 feet high, honoring “Tata,” or father, the term of endearment many South Africans use for […]
Dance has long been considered the earliest art form, but it has been elusive to capture and difficult to document. Hence, scant records of dance movements exist.
Fortunately, artists throughout time have depicted dancers on cave walls, pottery, tapestries, marble, parchment, canvas, and most recently on computer screens.