Posts by Category: Famous Artists

Articles of famous paintings by famous artists in art history.

Sensuality in Nostalgia: the Paintings of Jack Vettriano

Sensuality in Nostalgia: the Paintings of Jack Vettriano

July 05, 2013

The Singing Butler, Jack Vettriano Art Print When I started seriously building an art portfolio, I was told by individuals…

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Famous Adam and Eve Paintings

Famous Adam and Eve Paintings

June 04, 2013

Adam and Eve is arguably a fictitious story about the beginning of man. This story has captured the imagination of…

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Some of the most interesting 20th Century Paintings featured in 1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die

Some of the most interesting 20th Century Paintings featured in 1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die

May 24, 2013

This is one of my favorite art books of all time. It is so because of its informal way of…

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Loneliness in the Art of Edward Hopper

Loneliness in the Art of Edward Hopper

April 21, 2013

Loneliness is an emotion that is as beautiful as sadness. We often think that to be lonely is to be…

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Famous Paintings of Angels – My Favorite Art Through the Ages

Famous Paintings of Angels – My Favorite Art Through the Ages

April 19, 2013

Angels Art works have been created for millennia. Even though nobody has seen an angel in the flesh — and…

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Still Life Paintings of Henri Matisse

August 07, 2012

I have decided today to pick out some of the most awesome still life paintings of Henri Matisse. The Window…

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Salvador Dali Art Prints and Posters

August 03, 2012

Salvador Dali (1904- 1989) is a famous artist of all time that needs no introduction. Surrealism, the art movement that…

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Famous Paintings of Flowers

Famous Paintings of Flowers

July 26, 2011

Flowers are a mystery. To the human being, they offer little direct physical benefit. Yet, flowers are so important to…

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Mary Magdalene in Art

Mary Magdalene in Art

June 11, 2011

The stories told in the New Testament of the Bible, has several main characters. The key (and reason for the…

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Adolphe Mouron Cassandre Art Deco Prints

April 30, 2011

Adolphe Mouron Cassandre (1901 – 1968) was an artist of commercial art deco posters. His subjects were of steamships, trains…

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Alfred Kubin Art Posters and Prints

December 01, 2010

Alfred Kubin (1877-1959) was Czech painter. His art style was Expressionism, the movement that was initiated by his contemporaries. Kubin’s…

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Aubrey Beardsley Art Posters and Prints

November 01, 2010

Aubrey Beardsley (1872 – 1898) was an English illustrator. His drawings were in the fashion and time of Art Nouveau….

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Buddhist Art Through The Ages

September 26, 2010

Buddhist art (c. 600BC – 700AD) was and is still all about illustrating the life and teachings of Siddharthan Gautama,…

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Best Still Life Paintings of Famous Artists

August 18, 2010

Still life is about one of the most challenging genre of painting for most artists. Especially for those who paint…

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Japonisme influenced The Famous Impressionists

August 09, 2010

Japonisme fascinated the great impressionists. Famous Impressionists artists like Manet, Whistler and Van Gogh were interested in creating new representational…

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Annibale Carracci Art Posters and Prints

August 04, 2010

The works of Italian Baroque painter, Annibale Carracci (1560 – 1609) included several beautiful frescoes. His paintings are naturalistic, and…

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Art Deco as Prints and Posters

August 01, 2010

Art Deco is the movement of design and architecture created in the 1920s in France. The concept was simple, chic,…

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Alphonse Mucha Art Posters and Prints

May 09, 2010

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939), born in the Czech Republic, was a painter known for his Art Nouveau art style. Mucha’s art…

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Amedeo Modigliani – Beautiful Paintings

Amedeo Modigliani – Beautiful Paintings

March 24, 2010

The beautiful paintings of famous Italian Artist, Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920), are perennial favorites amongst art enthusiasts. Jeanne Hebuterne Young Brunette,…

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Caravaggio Paintings Art Posters and Prints

February 01, 2010

Much literature is available on Caravaggio Paintings. Caravaggio (1571–1610) was an Italian Baroque art painter with a biography as infamous…

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Marc Chagall Art Paintings

December 26, 2009

Marc Chagall (1887-1985), a Jewish French-Russian famous artist of fantastic fantasy paintings. At least I think they are great. Les…

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Odilon Redon Paintings

November 19, 2009

Oldilon Redon (1840 – 1916), a famous French Artist. His works are described as Symbolist, and is an influence in…

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Bernardo Strozzi Art Posters and Prints

November 16, 2009

Bernardo Strozzi (1581 – 1644) was an Italian painter in the era of Baroque art. David with the Head of…

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Famous paintings in Baroque Art

November 01, 2009

Baroque Art (c. 1600- 1750) . It was the era of the Reformation and the Counter-Reformation of the Catholic Church….

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Anthony van Dyck Art Posters and Prints

October 04, 2009

Anthony van Dyck (1599 – 1641) was a painter in the era of of Baroque art. His subjects were figurative…

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Andy Warhol Cat Paintings Art Prints and Posters

September 03, 2009

To the cat lover, here is a treat for you. I have compiled a list of cat art prints that…

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Art Movements

August 01, 2009

Famous Art Movements In Paintings ***z-below-h1.shtml*** Art movements define the history of art. Famous paintings that seem to represent a…

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Conceptual art to Communicate Ideas

August 01, 2009

Conceptual art (1970s-80s) is also referred to as Idea Art or Information Art. As the names imply, Conceptualism is a…

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Pictures of Ancient Greek Art

July 12, 2009

Artists of this period c. 500 – 320 BC were absorbed in studies of the human figure. Their portrayal of…

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh Art Posters and Prints

July 01, 2009

Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868 – 1928) was a Scottish painter and architect. His works are representative of the Art Nouveau…

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Art Nouveau And Secessionism

June 01, 2009

Art Nouveau was a movement created at the turn of the 20th century (1880 – 1920). It was during the…

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Cubism in Art

May 01, 2009

There were 2 artists that pioneered and created the art movement, Cubism (1907-1914). They were Spamish artist Pablo Picasso and…

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Famous Paintings of Byzantine Art

Famous Paintings of Byzantine Art

April 30, 2009

The period of Byzantine Art (c. 350-1453) was the time of the spread of Christianity. Early Christian Art and later…

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Andre Derain Art Posters and Prints

April 05, 2009

Andre Derain (1880-1954) was a Fauvist French Painter. His art was greatly inspired by African Art, a style that was…

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Cave Paintings of Lascaux and other Ancient Cave art

Cave Paintings of Lascaux and other Ancient Cave art

April 01, 2009

Prehistoric art, or art of the stone age comes from the itme 15000BC – 10000BC. Most of the art that…

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Leonardo Da Vinci Drawings

March 18, 2009

Drawings. It is said that the best of artists are the best at drawing. The famous master with some of…

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Famous Flower Paintings – Georgia O’Keeffe

Famous Flower Paintings – Georgia O’Keeffe

October 15, 2008

Georgia (1887-1986) is undeniably one of the most respected and admired female painter of flowers. Famous flower paintings in this…

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Early Renaissance Famous Paintings

August 01, 2008

The Early Renaissance (c. 1300 -1500) was the re-birth of technical development in the arts. This was the time when…

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Kitagawa Utamaro – Japanese Art – Ukiyo-e

May 16, 2008

Kitagawa Utamaro, the 18th century Japanese painter and printmaker, was a celebrated artist of his time. He enjoyed critical acclaim…

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Diego Velazquez Art

May 07, 2008

Famous Diego Velazquez Art Works. Diego Velazquez (1599-1660) was a prominent Spanish painter in the Baroque art era. Velazquez was…

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