Ivan Bilibin Biography – The Visual Artist of History and Folklore

ivan bilibin

Ivan Bilibin was a Russian artist born in 1876 and is mostly remembered for his illustrative works of folklore. Art has been a cornerstone of human evolution and enlightenment. From the cavemen to modern-day illustrators, humans have come a long way in using narrative images to tell stories. Yet, most of us have a rather … Read more

Most Famous Artists and Painters of All Time

Famous Artists

What makes some artists famous and others fade into obscurity? The most famous artists are the ones that capture a time, a place, an idea or spear head a new artistic movement. Our list of famous artists contains some of the most genius minds to ever exist. Their art has stood the test of time … Read more

Edgar Degas Biography

Edgar Degas

 Edgar Degas was perhaps one of the most purely talented of the impressionists of the late nineteen century — he had a feel for movement and composition that was both the product of intuition and a lifetime of study.   During his life, Degas was often overshadowed by the other impressionists. It wasn’t until later that people … Read more

Georgia O’Keeffe Biography

Georgia O'Keeffe

  One of the most respected and widely regarded American artists of the of last century, Georgia O’Keeffe was a modernist painter who cannot be tied down to that period — her work seems as timeless, vibrant and inspiring as it was fifty years ago. Georgia O’Keeffe     Georgia O’Keeffe was born November 15 … Read more

Henri Matisse Biography

henri matisse

Henri Matisse was born in Cambresis France in 1869. He moved to Paris to study law in 1887, earning a degree and going to work as a law clerk and court administrator.   Who would have thought he would go on to become Picasso’s chief rival? In the winter of 1889 when recovering from appendicitis, … Read more