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The Life of Joan Miro

Often overshadowed by his peer and fellow countryman Picasso; Miró is undoubtedly one of the more influential artists of the 20th century. His adaptability to work in many mediums and his unique style place him at the vanguard of the modern art movement…

Joan Miró – Video Showing His Paintings

Picasso is not the only world-famous artist that Spain produced. Joan Miró (1893-1983) was another Spanish artist of world influencing impact. Like Picasso, Miró was apainter, sculptor, and ceramist. He was born in Barcelona. Miró’s surrealistiic art work has been interpreted as a sandbox for the subconscious mind, a re-creation of the childlike, and a […]

‘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 […]

Picasso Museum Malaga

Pablo Picasso ‘s art is found in museums in all countries around the Mediterranean sea, and around the world for that matter. However, it is an interesting fact that Picasso had always wished for his art to also be shown in his birthplace, Málaga, Spain. That wish has come true, thanks to a collaboration between […]

Rene Magritte’s Surrealism: Meticulous, Witty Illusions

“Ceci n’est pas une pipe”. Who has not heard of the text on this very famous painting, ‘La Trahison des Images’? It was painted by the Belgium surrealist pioneer, René Magritte. La Trahison des Images Rene Magritte Exactly two years ago I was lucky to see a wonderful show at the Los Angeles County Museum […]

Discover Five Highly Collectable Living, French Artists…Unique And Affordable!

By Rose Bourne In the 19th and 20th century many French artists left their undeniable influence on the art world. Artists such as Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, Paul Cezanne, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edouard Manet and Jean Miro created a style so unique that books have been written about them and their works. Their art hangs in […]

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 […]

Best Art Museums in Europe

Today, I have to add a new museum to my list of favorite art museums in Europe. It is the Maeght Foundation, in Saint Paul de Vence, in the French Riviera. After this afternoon’s sight of gorgeous sculptures by Miro and Giacometti, to name a few, as well as Chagall’s huge painting ‘La Vie/Vive”, I […]