"Paintings" Blogs & Blog Posts

Fanergy by Fanny ChristianFanergy by Fanny Christian

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

 
The Art of ArtThe Art of Art

The Fine Art of Fanny and Anthony Christian

 
Jason OlivaJason Oliva

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

 
Watercolour Artist DiaryWatercolour Artist Diary

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

 
Terry's Ink and WatercolorTerry's Ink and Watercolor

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

 


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John Brack (1920-99) was born in Melbourne. Embracing art at 17, Brack had something special that made him an aspir­ing creat­or - a great mind. Brack was very in­terested in poetry then, reading widely to become a poet himself.Brack attended eve...

Prior to 1347, there had been plague in Eur­ope, but its effects were geographically limited. Peasants worked for noble landlords in exchange for prot­ection and use of land i.e a feudalist sys­tem. Thus most peasants were impover­ish­ed serfs w...

Italian artist Umberto Romano painted the mural above in 1937 in the original Springfield, Massachusetts post office, now the Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Office Building. Titled "Mr. Pynchon and the Settling of Springfield," it's actually the...

Researchers have determined that the above self-portrait of Vincent van Gogh, long thought to have been a fake, was indeed painted by the artist in 1889 while he was suffering from psychosis in a French mental institution. The painting belongs to...

In the above episode of the Museum of Modern Art's "The Way I See It," the patron saint of bad taste John Waters looks at Lee Lozano’s "Untitled" (1963). "I buy art and love art that frightens me and gives me flashbacks to things that scared me.

With his trademark wax moustache and pleasure from giving lect­ures in bizarre settings, Salvador Dali (1904–89) thrived on court­ing con­t­roversy and enjoyed a wildly eccentric lifestyle. Throughout his life, his detractors said the man was m...

At university, I loved medieval art and architecture, but it was 100% Christian in patronage and in iconography. There had to be more! It wasn't until my first trips to Israel, Jordan, Egypt and Turkey that I discovered (and collected) Islamic, Jewis...