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Pablo Picasso Paintings: Blue Period

Well-illustrated analysis of Pablo Picasso paintings: blue period, 1901-1904. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish; School of Paris painter, sculptor, etcher, lithographer, ceramist and designer; influenced 20th century art enormously; worked in an unprecedented variety of styles. Picasso’s art is categorized into periods. The most well-known periods in his work are the Blue Period, the Rose Period […]

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 […]

The Artist’s Mother ~ Haring, Hockney, Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Picasso …

For this special day, honoring Motherhood, I thought to look at how some artists have depicted their own mother or an archetypal mother. Who’s Mom? The artists’ real mothers are displayed as persons with their own life. She is an individual with a personal life and character as is witnessed by her child, the artist. […]

Minotauromachy – Picasso’s Master Print

By A. Lee Artistic genius Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) achieved supremacy in every medium he worked in: painting, ceramics, sculptures, drawing and print making. As one of the most prolific artists at all times, he made a large volume of works in every medium. Printmaking has been central in Picasso’s artistic life. He is one of […]

Cézanne’s Most Famous Paintings

Some would answer the question ‘What are Paul Cézanne’s most famous painting’ with a statement that there is no single most famous painting by him; all his paintings are famous!!   However, this is not entirely true, as some paintings are of higher quality, have more art historic value, while others we’ve never even seen as […]

Art Basel 40: The prime 2009 art event is just a week away

Art 40 Basel | The 40th anniversary of the premier international art show The 40th edition of Art Basel takes place in the culturally rich city of Basel, Switzerland, from June 10 through June 14, 2009. As the world’s premier art show, Art Basel marks the annual reunion of the international artworld. This year, more […]

Cubist Artist Juan Gris

Spanish Cubist Artist Juan Gris (1887-1927) was born in Madrid, with his original name Jose Victoriano Gonzalez. Gris was one of the lead artists in the cubist movement. As a painter, Gris was part of the ‘School of Paris’ (Ecole de Paris) -movement. Gris’s subject-matter was always his immediate surroundings: he produced still lifes composed […]

Gerhard Richter ‘Abstract Paintings’ on Show in Europe

Gerhard Richter Concurrent Art Shows 2009 The Abstract Art of Gerhard Richter (1932-, Dresden) is currently on show everywhere in Europe, it seems: * Richter en France, Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France March 07 2009 – June 01 2009 * Gerhard Richter. Abstract Paintings, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany February 27 2009 – May 17 […]

‘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 […]

‘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 […]