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Andrey Belle / Андрей Белле, 1957 | Abstract Mixed media painter



Aндрей Белле was born in 1957 in Minsk, Bielorussia. Belle produces figurative paintings mainly of women and still lives.
His work are filled with emotion, beauty, sensuality and refinement. Concerned with the links and contradictions between the past -nostalgic and fragile- and the present -fresh and vibrant-, he opposes them whilst at the same time creating a perfect harmony.

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Jacques Le Nantec, 1940 | Bronze Figurative sculptor

For more than fifty years, Jacques Le Nantec has been working in an academic and classical tradition to become one of the today masters of the figurative sculpture. His great ambition is to try to build a bridge between the XIXth and the XXIst century art that he hopes "will be aesthetic, sensual and dreamlike".
He proves it through perpetual new creations. The contemporary art galleries and his growing international public follow with passion the new realizations of this great master.



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Francois Lassere, 1960 | Oppositionist Art Movement



Born in Puy de Dôme, France, in 1960, François Lassere is a self-taught painter who practices several techniques. He was interested in hyperrealism for many years, then moved on to working in raw material, when a painter in Paris suggested to him to expand to new techniques.
Lassere then embarked on a new trend, which he calls “Oppositionism”. From this point on his work will mostly consist of highlighting heterogeneous styles to extract harmony from them. He was awarded a gold medal at the Rome academy in 1998, and has been referenced in the international valuation guides since 2000.

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Anne Bachelier, 1949 | Surrealist /Visionary painter | VideoArt


Anne Bachelier is an French contemporary painter, printmaker, ballet designer and illustrator, known for working in the Surrealist style. For more than 35 years, Bachelier has captured dreams on canvas. She has been dubbed ‘art’s enchanting Scheherazade’ (Gallery and Studio), a reputation established through international exhibitions of an ever-growing gallery of sorceresses, chimeras and other mythical creatures.
For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Bachelier see Anne Bachelier, 1949 | Surrealist /Visionary painter.


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Anne Bachelier, 1949 | Surrealist /Visionary painter



French painter and illustrator Anne Bachelier, was born in Louvigne du Desert, France.
Metamorphosis, transition, and evolution provide the common threads of the art of Anne Bachelier. The artist captivates her audience with compelling, highly imaginative images that are distinct, unique, inventive and immediately recognizable.
Her metaphysical, dream-like fantasies evoke feelings simultaneously powerful, peaceful, and protective. This unique "other" world, untouched by time or place, reminds the viewer of the eternal dance of transformation and regeneration.

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William Blake | Symbolist painter

Tigre! Tigre! divampante fulgore
Nelle foreste della notte,
Quale fu l'immortale mano o l'occhio
Ch'ebbe la forza di formare

La tua agghiacciante simmetria?
Amor non cerca di compiacer se stesso
Né per se stesso ha cura
Ma per un altro ogni favor rassegna
E il Cielo erige in un oscuro inferno.
William Blake 1757-1827 | British Romantic era Poet and painter
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Gianni Gueggia, 1956 | Expressionist painter



Italian painter Gianni Gueggia was born in Trenzano, Brescia, Italy in 1956. 
He began exhibiting his works since 1973. He has participated in numerous national and international awards and received many favors from the critics. Numerous solo and group exhibitions in which he exhibited his works, including at the Cultural Club "Don E. Verzeletti". Lives and works in Castrezzato - Brescia, Italy.

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VideoArt and Music | Sitemap



List of Classical, Modern and contemporary Musicians, Composers, Instrumentalist, Songwriters, Singers, Dancers, Videos, artistic movements definition, influences, artist statement and Awards.

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Bruno Di Maio, 1944 | Surrealist Figurative painter | VideoArt

Bruno Di Maio 1944 | Italian Surrealist Figurative painter | Video

Bruno Di Maio is an Italian painter, known for working in the new Figurative style. Di Maio, born in North Africa to Italian parents, lives and works in Tuscany, Italy.


For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Di Maio see:
Bruno Di Maio, 1944 | Surrealist Figurative painter ➦
Bruno Di Maio, 1944 | Ballet dancer ➦
Bruno Di Maio / Pablo Neruda ➦
Oscar Wilde / Bruno Di Maio ➦


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Pablo Picasso - Embrace, 1900
Vicente Romero

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Pasquale Celommi | A good catch


Pasquale Celommi (1851-1928) was an Italian painter, known for his outdoor scenes of Italian life. Celommi was born in Montepagano, Abruzzo, Italy in 1851.

For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Celommi see: Pasquale Celommi | Outdoor scenes of Italian life ➦

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Pasquale Celommi | Outdoor scenes of Italian life


Pasquale Celommi (1851-1928) was born in Montepagano, Italy in 1851. Celommi showed an early interest in art and often drew in his home as a child. Celommi decided to receive academic training and moved Florence to study under Antonio Ciseri at the Academy of Florence.
Celommi was a strong student and often praised by his teacher Ciseri. Celommi started exhibiting his work in various regions of Italy. Celommi had a large exhibition in Turin and eventually in Rome.

Pasquale Celommi nel suo studio con la moglie, Giuseppina Giusti
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Pierre-Auguste Cot 1837-1883

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Michelangelo Buonarroti - Cappelle Medicee, Firenze


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Lita Cabellut, 1961 | Mixed media Fresco style painter



Lita Cabellut was born in Barcelona, into a Sinti family and lived on the streets until the age of 12 when she was adopted by a prominent family.
She was introduced to her masters in the Prado: Velazquez, Goya and Frans Hals and became deeply affected by art. She attended drawing and painting lessons and had her first exhibition at the age of 17 in Madrid.

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Craig Mooney | Abstract Landscape/ Figurative painter



Craig Mooney makes paintings of dramatic moments and heightened emotionality that are known for being expansive and expressive. Though a representational painter, the artist incorporates a myriad of abstract qualities throughout his paintings.
In his figurative work, Mooney romanticizes his subjects and presents them in an atmospheric lens that is best described as dreamlike.
His paintings appear to be capturing a moment suspended in time. While his work feels familiar, it is not specific. Rather it is, on a very basic level, symbolism of what could have been, has been or will be...

Pubblicato il 25/08/16e aggiornato il

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Amedeo Modigliani | Portrait of Paulette Jourdain, 1919


One of the last paintings created by Modigliani, the Portrait of Paulette Jourdain is an outstanding example of the artist’s work. Pauline "Paulette" Jourdain was the housemaid and later the lover of Modigliani’s dealer Léopold Zborowski.
She is painted on one of the largest canvases used by the artist in a completely frontal, stately manner that directly engages the viewer. She is presented with great dignity and presence, commanding our attention and respect.
The rich colors, transcendent light and dynamic surface further transform this painting into a masterwork. The painting demonstrates well how the artist assimilated a broad range of influences from African art to Old Master paintings to create his own unique, sophisticated vision.

Paulette Jourdain, 1919

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Amedeo Modigliani | Quotes / Aforismi

  • When I know your soul, I will paint your eyes.
  • Quando conoscerò la tua anima, dipingerò i tuoi occhi.
  • It is your duty in life to save your dream.
  • Il tuo unico dovere è salvare i tuoi sogni.

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Antonio Canova | Paolina Borghese, 1805-1808


The reclining Paolina Borghese as Venus Victrix in the center of the room holds an apple in her hand, evoking the Venus Victrix in the judgement of Paris, who was chosen to settle a dispute between Juno (power), Minerva (arts and science) and Venus (love).
The same subject was painted on the ceiling by Domenico de Angelis (1779), framed by Giovan Battista Marchetti's tromp d'oeil architecture, and was inspired by a famous relief on the façade of the Villa Medici.
This marble statue of Pauline in a highly refined pose is considered a supreme example of the Neoclassical style. 


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Peter Paul Rubens | Baroque Era painter


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Mark Ashkenazi | Pop Art /Vintage style painter


'Each piece of artwork showcases my feelings and thoughts in the moment'..

Mark Ashkenazi, an Israeli photo artist, based in New York, focus on eclectic mediums.
Mark's portfolio ranges from eye-catching figure art, pop art, comics and cartoons to portraits and colorful animal art.


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