expressionism

Henri Matisse paintings dance

According to Matisse’s artistic enemies, he was a “raging animal” mocking their comfortable realism with bright colors and unconventional forms. Henri Matisse paintings always carried a personality of an unconventional artist In later years, visitors to his home and studio ...
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Paul Jackson Pollock widely known as Jackson Pollock was an American painter who was born on 28 January 1912 in Cody, Wyoming, United States and died on 11 August 1956 in Springs, New York, United States. This article contains 15 most famous Jackson ...
Garden at Sainte-Adresse by Claude Monet

Are titles mandatory for classic paintings? Can title-less paintings stand the test of time? Claude Monet didn’t bother assigning titles to his paintings; he considered himself satisfied with brief descriptions, content to leave it at a terse ”view of the ...

When discussing the difference between modern and contemporary art it is important to tell the story of Gustave Courbet, a French painter who spearheaded the Realist movement in 19th century French painting. By challenging the prevailing concepts and the Romanticism ...

The purposes, motivations, intentions, and inspirations behind art are endless. The definition of art remains controversial and multifarious, but the influence of art gets better once you allow your conscience to absorb and understand diverse perspectives that art offers. Being one ...

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude. Humans are creatures of habit and routine. We often miss seeing the average, everyday things that surround us. When we do think outside of our routines, we often think ...

“I am constantly disguising and adding information, masking figuration, and opening and closing spaces in the canvas until the composition behaves in a way that challenges the paintings hanging on the wall next to it” – Vance says The paintings ...