The Painting of John F. Kennedy and Pope John XXIII, entitled the “Peace Sowers,” was done by Walter Molino (1915 – 1997). Molino shows the men moving hand-in-hand through a plowed field scattering “seeds of goodwill.” Molino’s placard underneath the painting reads; The two who sowed the good seed, God’sRead More →

The Innocent Eye Test by Mark Tansy

“The Innocent Eye Test” (1981) is perhaps the best-known work of Mark Tansey and one of his most successful. It is painted in a monochromatic sepia- all his pictures are monochromes, cyan, cadmium, red, grey or sepia. The canvas raises interesting and pertinent questions about the nature of representation, anRead More →

The Annuciation by Fra Angelico, Museum of St Marco in Florence, Italy

Fra Angelico loved to paint the adorable angelic faces. “The Annunciation” hangs in the museum of St Marco in Florence, Italy. It is not far away from his other great masterpiece, “The Resurrection.” The picture is facing the entrance to the corridor on the upper floor measures 2.24 metres high by 2.74 metres wide.Read More →

Scene in Bagneux on the Outskirts of Paris - Henri Rousseau

In 1908, a group of Paris friends received invitations from Picasso for a festive banquet, in honour of his new friend, the painter Henri Rousseau (1844-1910).Read More →

Public Gardens - Edouard Vuillard

Eduard Vuillard was a superb painter with a unique point of view of the world. His focus was on a world of domestic tranquillity, which in this time of upheaval, lockdowns and self-isolation is a welcome antidote. To view his painting is to make contact with peace and comfort. ARead More →

Portrait of Tourist(Portrait of Mr. Henri de Chatillon) - Maria Izquierdo

The Nagoya City Art Museum began its collection in 1983. It is an example of playful, postmodern, Lego-like architecture, filled with 20th-century collections that range from the School of Paris paintings to, rather improbably, works by Mexican muralists. The Museum is situated at a tranquil site in the southeastern cornerRead More →

Modern female body - Amdeo Modigilani

Amedeo Modigliani was such a romantic character who lead such a tragic life. The legends about him abound, and one never knows how much credibility to lend to anyone of them. Modigliani was born in Livorno, Italy on July 12, 1884, of Sephardic Jewish parents. His mother, Eugenia Garsin, wasRead More →

Paradise - Tintoretto

When the Venetian painter Tintoretto was born in 1518, the Italian Renaissance was coming to a close. During that age, artists had developed many new painting techniques. Tintoretto used those techniques very skilfully, added to them, and helped produce a style of painting known as mannerism. Early Years Tintoretto’s realRead More →

Kimba White Lion Wall Painting

OSAMU TEZUKA, who was revered as the “god of manga,” watched Bambi eighty times, until he had memorised every frame, and dreamed of equaling or surpassing Disney realism in his own animation.Read More →

St Paul's Cathedral. The nave, looking towards the choir

Baroque art is the art of turmoil and tension. Forsaking the horizontal and vertical precision of Renaissance forms, it placed its emphasis on depth and recession, on diagonal lines in space, and even on spirals.Read More →

he Apotheosis of Romulus: Sketch for a Ceiling Decoration, Possibly for Hewell Grange, Worcestershire c.1710 by Sir James Thornhill 1675 or 76-1734

At its height in Rome from around 1630–1680, Baroque is particularly associated with the Catholic Counter-Reformation. Its dynamic movement, bold realism (giving viewers the impression they were witnessing an actual event), and direct emotional appeal were ideally suited to proclaiming the reinvigorated spirit of the Catholic Church. Source: Baroque –Read More →

The Ecstasy of St Theresa

This is Part II in a series designed to give readers a primer on the simple basics of some of the major periods of Western art in the hopes of giving you something to say on your next date to the museum and a deeper appreciation for art in general.Read More →

Impression Sunrise by Claude Monet

Admired by art experts, popular with the public, and widely exhibited in the world’s top museums, Impressionism has dominated the art world for nearly 150 years. Renowned for its painters’ pioneering approach to art, the groundbreaking genre has facilitated the emergence and shaped the evolution of several art movements, solidifyingRead More →

Water-Lilies after 1916 by Claude Monet 1840-1926

Impressionism was developed by Claude Monet and other Paris-based artists from the early 1860s. (Though the process of painting on the spot can be said to have been pioneered in Britain by John Constable in around 1813–17 through his desire to paint nature in a realistic way). Source: Impressionism –Read More →

Butterfly Festival by Charles Burchfield Art Print

Visionary Prints of Charles Burchfield Charles Ephraim Burchfield (April 9, 1893 – January 10, 1967) was an American painter and visionary artist, known for his passionate watercolors of nature scenes and townscapes. The largest collection of Burchfield’s paintings, archives and journals are in the collection of the Burchfield Penney Art Center in Buffalo. His paintings are in the collections of many majorRead More →

The temptation of Saint Anthony by Salvador Dali

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Metamorphosis of Narcissus 1937 by Salvador Dali

Surrealism aimed to revolutionise human experience, rejecting a rational vision of life in favour of one that asserted the value of the unconscious and dreams. The movement’s poets and artists found magic and strange beauty in the unexpected and the uncanny, the disregarded and the unconventional. Source: Surrealism – ArtRead More →

Blind Minotaur Guided by a Little Girl with Flowers by Picasso

Surrealism is more than an artistic style—it’s an artistic movement. Unlike other creative movements, which can be characterized by themes of imagery, color choices, or techniques, defining Surrealist art is slightly harder to do. Source: What Is Surrealism? How Art Illustrates the UnconsciousRead More →

Wave of the Future (1976) by Andre Masson

During the 1936 International Surrealist Exposition, held in London, guest speaker Salvador Dalí addressed his audience costumed head-to-toe in an old-fashioned scuba suit, with two dogs on leashes in one hand and a billiard cue in the other. Source: What Is Surrealism? – ArtsyRead More →

Contemporary art panel in Pop Art Style

If the concept of contemporary art baffles you, you’re in good company—elite, in fact. The problem isn’t just that nobody can agree on what is; it’s that nobody knows when the contemporary era begins. Some curators see a likely candidate in 1989: the year of the Berlin Wall’s fall, theRead More →