"Paintings" Blogs & Blog Posts

Terry's Ink and WatercolorTerry's Ink and Watercolor

Displays the artwork of this northern California artist. His specialty is p...

 
Fanergy by Fanny ChristianFanergy by Fanny Christian

The Unique Art of Marian Fanny Christian combining ink drawings with nude p...

 
Jason OlivaJason Oliva

An archive blog of International artist Jason Oliva's recent and past ...

 
The Art of ArtThe Art of Art

The Fine Art of Fanny and Anthony Christian

 
Watercolour Artist DiaryWatercolour Artist Diary

Nature in Detail from award winning watercolour artist Tracy Hall. Everythi...

 


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Svetlana AlpersArt of Describing, 1984In this account of the history of art as it was written in the C20th, 16 essays were written by leading art critics and curators, looking at the impact of each pivotal art book. Each essay in The Books that Shape...

Kirchner Self-portrait with a pipe, 1907. Photo credit: Sotheby's.German Expressionist Ernst Kirchner (1880-1938) painted Self-portrait as Soldier with Pipe (1907) while involved with the avant-garde Die Brücke movement that he’d recentl...

Portrait of Marjorie Merriweather Post, Frank Salisbury, 1934I was very interested in Hillwood house-museum in Washington DC. The first half of this story, of the Hillwood collection and of Marjorie Merriweather Post, was inspired by Master...

                                         Rosa Bonheur's Château de ByIs becoming Musée de l'atelier Rosa BonheurRosa Bonheur (1822–1899)...

Jan Hendrik Scheltema (1861–1941) was the youngest child of Lieut-Col Nicolaas Scheltema and his wife Anna Maria, who had 4 surviving children. This patrician family lived in Haar­lem and Rott­erdam, then moved to Gouda when Jan was 15. Brother P...

Stories about people sitting on heirlooms that could net them thousands have a special place in my heart. There's something so intrinsically alluring about people overlooking a prized valuable for decades and using it as a paperweight. The rise of sh...

The renovated Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem staged a special exhibition in 2018-9: Frans Hals and the Moderns. Thank you to the Exhibition Catalogue and The French Life.In 1868 Frans Hals (1582-1666) was “rediscovered” by the influe...