Michelangelo Biography

Michelangelo Biography

Michelangelo Buonarroti is one of the prominent classical artists from the Italian High Renaissance. Also known as il Divino, he is well known for his works as a sculptor, painter and architect. He spent much of his career in the service of the Medici family. Michelangelo Biography His full name was Michelangelo de Lodovico Buonarroti … Read more

Raphael Biography

Raphael Biography

Raffaello Sanzio, most commonly known as Raphael, was a highly-praised artist during the Italian High Renaissance Classical era. His most prized pieces tend to include those found in the Palace of the Vatican of Rome and the Sistine Madonna. By taking a look at Raphael’s life, it becomes easier to see what influenced his artistic … Read more

10 Most Famous Surrealist Artists

Famous Surrealist Artists

Surrealism is more than a genre, but an artistic movement that inspired a world. Many surrealist paintings can be defined as themes of imagery, bright color skims and other bold artistic techniques. The top surrealist artists felt they had an open invitation to explore the subconscious mind of humans. Thus, the end result depicts a person’s deepest thoughts … Read more

10 Most Famous Cubist Artists

Famous Cubist Artists

The world of Cubism art finds its genesis in artists who populated France and Europe at the beginning of the 20th century However, the roots of the style stretch from the early works of Cezanne in the 1800s to as late as current times in 2020 with Alexandra Nechita. Here are 10 famous Cubist artists … Read more

10 Most Famous Abstract Artists

Famous Abstract Artists

The major names in this list of the most famous Abstract Artists broke stunning new ground in what could be considered as ‘art’ often inventing new techniques along the way. For the average viewer abstract paintings can often be intimidating, sometimes met with confusion and as they were initially even with rejection. The abstract artists … Read more

10 Most Famous Spanish Artists

Famous Spanish Artists

Contained in this list of the most famous Spanish artists are names that are responsible for some of the biggest leaps forward in the evolution of art to this day. Picasso, Dali and Diego Velazquez can all be considered trail blazers of their day and turned the conventional art world on it’s head. Famous Spanish … Read more

10 Famous Pop Art Artists

Famous Pop Art Artists

Pop art dominated the art world during the 60’s and 70’s and turned the established art world on it’s head. It immortalized images ranging from the most mundane of everyday house hold objects to the biggest celebrities of the day and every thing else in between. Who would have though that the humble banana or … Read more

Mary Cassatt Biography

Mary Cassatt Biography

This piece is dedicated to Mary Cassatt. Described by Gustave Geffroy as one of the three great ladies of impressionism (Lestroisgrande dames), her work was compared to Degas. They were both known to depict light, design, and movement in the most contemporary sense and profoundly impacted the history of modern art. Impressionist art has dominated … Read more

Alfred Sisley Biography

Alfred Sisley Biography

Alfred Sisley is the underdog of the art world. Despite having a talent and skill for impressionism, he has been overshadowed by his famous contemporaries, such as Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Claude Monet. In light of this, let’s dedicate this piece to one of the figureheads of impressionism, Alfred Sisley. Alfred Sisley Biography Alfred Sisley was … Read more

Camille Pissarro Biography

Camille Pissarro Biography

Perhaps the greatest quality of Impressionist art is its ability to accentuate the effects of the passage of time. You cannot help but marvel at the great art pieces of many accomplished artists who managed to capture decades-long of nostalgia in a fleeting moment. “It is only by drawing often, drawing everything, drawing incessantly, that … Read more