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50 Years of Abstract Art by Frank Stella: 50’s & 60’s

The American Minimalist Painter, Print-maker and Sculptor Frank Stella will be 73 this Spring, and he still seems to be full of life. “I don’t like to say I have given my life to art. I prefer to say art has given me my life.” artist Frank Stella once said. LEARN MORE ABOUT Black PaintingsRobert […]

Abstract Art and Its Future

By Devi Sri Precision is not reality, said Henri Mattisse the great artist. Thus the search for exactness begins and authenticity struggles. In art, everything is precise. That explains the genuineness of art in a broad scale. But art need not carry accuracy. The reason- there is no clear-cut rules. The rules in art depends […]

Abstract Art Defined

The article below is really about defining abstract art. It is not an easy definition, however the article does provide an introductory guide to this art genre. The Beauty of an Abstract Painting “Have you ever been to an art museum and looked at an abstract painting? Did you find yourself asking what was this […]

American Vanguards Graham, Davis, Gorky and De Kooning

Graham, Davis, Gorky, De Kooning and their circle, 1927–1942. Sometimes the best shows are not on Manhattan, but not too far away. Like this show in the Neuberger Museum of Art in Purchase NY that’s on now. There are more than sixty works of art from America’s most inventive artists between late 1920s and early […]

‘Helga’ painter Andrew Wyett dies at 91

A few days ago, January 16, painter Andrew Wyeth died in his sleep in his home in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, at age 91. He was surrounded by his family, and died after a short period of illness. He has been painting until recently. Wyeth has become one of America’s most famous painters thanks to his […]

Did Anybody Really Know Pop Artist Andy Warhol?

Did Anybody Really Know Pop Artist Andy Warhol? American painter Andy Warhol was a central figure in the Pop Art movement. His work was reactionary to the prior Abstract Expressionists. He realized a level of notoriety normally reserved for Hollywood stars, and has been a major influence on other artists then and now. NYC Street […]

Timeline of Art History: United States & Canada, 1900 ad – present

List of significant American art, artistic events and influences that mark the last century of American art. ARCHITECTURE 1900 In the design of the Ward W. Willitts House in Highland Park, Illinois, Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959) creates the “Prairie Style,” a modernist aesthetic for architecture and design that complements the Midwestern landscape. DANCE 1903 San […]

Pop Art Forerunner Robert Rauschenberg died at 82

The American artist Robert Rauschenberg passed away May 13 at age 82. Rauschenberg gained fame in the 1950s transition from Abstract Expressionism to Pop Art. Several of his works — including “Canyon,” which featured a stuffed bald eagle affixed to a canvas; “Monogram,” a stuffed Angora goat on top of a painted panel; and “Bed,” […]

Roy Lichtenstein

Introduction Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) was an American artist born in New York City. He epitomized pop art, and brought popular culture into fine art. Personally, he described his pop art as industrial painting. Pop Art started in the ’50s and referred to the interest of a number of artists in the images of mass media, […]

Impressionism: The Lasting Impression!

By Nadeem Alam A style that turned into a movement and then brought about the change at a great level in technique along with the ideology of the painting during the last third of 19th century that emphasized the perception of an artist up to an extant where it was adjacent to the importance of […]