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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, […]

‘Works on Paper’ Shows New Art This Weekend in New York

Perhaps because works on paper have traditionally been called ‘minor works’, the 21st rendering of the ‘Works on Paper’ art show in New York City might make a major mark. The reference of ‘minor works’ refers to a comparison to oils on canvas which usually steal the limelight and the wall space in galleries, mostly […]

Keith Haring’s Pop Art Language – contemporary artist biography

Click images for purchase info ‘People saw it as something that wasn’t really by one artist but was a vocabulary open to anyone.’ This is what Keith Haring himself said about his work. And this vocabulary consists of simple, almost primitive, archetypal images, strung together in complete sentences. It is this communicative quality that makes […]

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 […]

Los Angeles Contemporary Art Museum Shows Broad Collection

Through September 2008, BCAM at LACMA will show its inaugural installation. The newly opened Broad Contemporary Art Museum at LACMA holds some of the most iconic artworks from the last four decades—most from the famed Broad Collections. Reflecting Eli and Edythe Broad’s practice of collecting artists in depth, BCAM’s 60,000 sq ft gallery space (about […]

Modern Art Movements

Art Quote: “What distinguishes modern art from the art of other ages is criticism.” Octavio Paz. Today, we are featuring an article by Breiana Cecil on Modern Art Movements at eArtfair. Breiana identifies the various modern art periods and styles, what differentiates these art styles from one another, and highlights famous artists who have contributed […]