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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 […]

Andy Warhol’s Fine Christmas Pop Art

When people think of famous contemporary artists that comment on Christmas, they always think of musicians. However, there are some great contemporary famous artists who made Christmas-related art. I confess that I discovered by accident that pop artist Andy Warhol made a collection of Christmas artworks, depicting a Christmas sled with presents, Christmas Wreaths, a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Art and Form

Oh, it is not always easy to decide what is art, why art is art, and how art comes about being art. This article discusses the relationship between art and form. Defining Art from Form “Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line.” – Joseph […]

America’s Top Museums & Art Galleries A-K

My list of US-based art museums and public galleries, in alphabetical order. Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh Housed in a renovated seven-floor warehouse building, the Andy Warhol museum displays more than 500 works of art in film, paintings, prints, and drawings, offering a comprehensive presentation of the development of Warhol’s work. The artworks displayed are drawn […]

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 […]