Pubblicato il 30/04/17 Aggiornato il

Steven Quartly, 1971 | Impressionist palette knife painter

Steve Quartly from his studio in Southern California creates oils on canvas, specializing in Contemporary Impressionism*. Quartly’s dedication to painting the world he sees, has contributed to his vibrant works. A plain white canvas becomes a beautiful European city scene, a Mediterranean seascape or a warm California Landscape.

Pubblicato il 29/04/17 Aggiornato il

Peder Mork Mønsted | Plein air / Genre painter | Part. 5

The landscape painter Peder Mørk Mønsted (1859-1941) was famous for the clarity of light general to the painters of the 'golden age' of Danish painting, his pictures of beautiful naturalistic scenery made him the leading Danish landscapist of his age.
Monsted was born in eastern Denmark but later moved to Copenhagen, where he studied at the Academy in 1875-76.

For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Mønsted see:

Peder Mork Mønsted | Plein air / Genre painter | Part. 4

Danish master Peder Mørk Mønsted (1859-1941) exhibited his works at the Charlottenborg Palace in Copenhagen, and his paintings are featured today all over the world, including the Dahesh Museum of Art in New York and the Chi Mei Museum in Tainan.

For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Mønsted see:

Peder Mork Mønsted | Plein air / Genre painter | Part. 3

Peder Mork Mønsted | Plein air / Genre painter | Part. 2

Peder Mørk Mønsted (born 1859 - died 1941) was a leading Danish landscape painter of his time, known for his photo-realist style, landscapes, portraits and genre scenes*.

For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Mønsted see:

Peder Mork Mønsted | Plein air / Genre painter

Peder Mørk Mønsted (10 December 1859 - 20 June 1941) was a Danish realist painter. He is best known for his landscape paintings.
His father was a well-to-do shipbuilder.
At an early age, he began to receive painting lessons at the art school in Aarhus and, from 1875-1879, studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts with Niels Simonsen and Julius Exner.
In 1882, he spent some time in Rome and Capri then, the following year, visited Paris, where he worked in the studios of William Adolphe Bouguereau*.

Pubblicato il 28/04/17 Aggiornato il

Michelle Torrez | Expressionist painter

Known for her color work, Michelle Torrez does expressionistic oil paintings of figures that are intended to communicate the beauty of unlikely emotion, movement and life.
Torrez believes that the greatest influences on her work were the circumstances of her childhood and teenage years:
"My life has influenced me to look deeper to find the beauty and humanity in people and places. Even at an early age, I knew I was an artist".

Pubblicato il 26/04/17 Aggiornato il

Bryce Liston, 1965 | Children's Art

"The artist has within himself the power to convey the idea of what it means to be human" - Bryce Liston.

Bryce Cameron Liston is an  full time professional artist, who have received multiple prestigious awards*.
Bryce Liston is a self taught artist born in Utah in 1965.
For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Liston see: 

Pubblicato il 23/04/17 Aggiornato il

Christopher Clark | Jazz, Music and Dance paintings

Christopher Clark's versatility is quite impressive, with painting subjects ranging from Star Wars, Marvel, Lord of the Rings, cityscapes, figures, famous musicians and celebrities, dancing, jazz, western scenes and horses, Italian landscapes, surrealism* and still life.
Through years of training and exposure to many other arts, including music and dance, Christopher evolved into the masterful storyteller he is today.

For biographical notes and other works by Clark see:

Christopher Clark | Storyteller painter

Christopher Clark’s* goal is to tell your story. His paintings resonate, showing you a world you’ve longed to live in, or recalling a memory from years past.
He specializes in painting light itself, which lends to this sense of belonging and captivation people experience in his paintings. Christopher is a licensed painter for Lucasfilm, Marvel, 20th Century Fox and Disney International, and is collected by George Lucas.

Pubblicato il 22/04/17 Aggiornato il

Shakespeare / Francesco Hayez | Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds..

Let me not to the marriage of true minds
Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds,
Or bends with the remover to remove: O no! it is an
ever-fixed mark That looks on tempests and is never shaken;
Non sia mai ch'io ponga impedimenti all'unione di anime fedeli;
Amore non è Amore se muta quando scopre un mutamento
o tende a svanire quando l'altro s'allontana. Oh no! Amore
è un faro sempre fisso che sovrasta la tempesta e non vacilla mai;

Pubblicato il 21/04/17 Aggiornato il

Laura Lee Zanghetti | Figurative Impressionist painter

Award winning artist* Laura Lee Zanghetti is a self taught artist who mainly works in oils. Her favorite subjects vary from beach scenes to cityscapes and her latest.... "umbrella ladies".
She's been painting full time for the past 13 years in her home studio in Walpole.
Laura has won many awards* including First Place at Canton's Spring Show 2011 and Best of Show and First Place at the Art in the Park Show in Norwood.
In September of 2011 At Quincy's ArtsFest Laura won 2 first place awards*.

Olga Krimon / Ольгa Кримон, 1972 | Figurative / Still life painter

Born in Odessa, Ukraine, Olga Krimon / Ольгa Кримон received academic art education in Kazan, Russia. She continued to grow and develop her skills later in America, through drawing classes with Glen Orbik and painting classes with Jeremy Lipking*.
Olga also holds a BA in Art History, and she credits it with providing her the rich visual vocabulary that is instrumental for defining her path as an artist.

She also received an MBA making her well grounded in the business side of an artistic career.

Sayda Afonina / Сайда Афонина, 1965 | Realistic Figurative painter

Russian painter* Sayda Afonina Cайда Афонина was born in Syzran - the small city of Samara region, located on the Volga river. In 20 years of age graduated Сызранскую art school.
The next, 1986, entered in the Penza art school. K.A. Savitsky, which she graduated in 1989.
In the same year became the student shortly before the opening of the Russian Academy of painting, sculpture and architecture, where he stayed after graduation in 1995, work as a teacher of the chair of the portrait. In 1998-2000 she studied at the graduate school Razhviz.

Pubblicato il 19/04/17 Aggiornato il

Vassilios Antonakos / Βασίλης Αντωνάκος, 1980 | Abstract painter /sculptor

Greek artist* Βασίλης Αντωνάκος was born in Athens. Art had always been an alternative way to express himself even since he was a child.
He attended the Vakalo Art and Design College and then he continued his studies at the School of Fine Arts in Athens.
Mostly being a self-taught artist with a wide range of work in painting, sculpting and stage design. His first solo exhibition -titled "Faces"- took place in 2013 in Red Dot in Athens.

Pubblicato il 18/04/17 Aggiornato il

Stephen Pan 潘仲武, 1963 | Ballet dancers

Stephen Pan 潘仲武, is an Chinese painter*, known for working in the Impressionist Figurative style.
In spite of his close relationship with formal Chinese traditions in art, Pan fell in love with the paintings of renaissance* and French impressionist* periods.
For biographical notes and other works by Stephen Pan see:

Pubblicato il 16/04/17 Aggiornato il

Daria Petrilli, 1970 | Surrealist Illustrator

Daria Petrilli is an award winning* illustrator, born in Rome, Italy.
After studying art, publishes as a freelance children’s books for Italy and abroad. occasionally also works in advertising.
Daria Petrilli’s digital artworks hearken back to the countryside retreats described by Flaubert and Tolstoy. She specializes in depicting pallid, Victorian beauties with curled hair and wasp waists.

Pubblicato il 14/04/17 Aggiornato il

Paris painting | Serie 2

Pubblicato il 13/04/17 Aggiornato il

Slava Korolenkov / Вячеслав Короленков, 1958 | Figurative Impressionist painter

Slava Korolenkov / Вячеслав Короленков* is an Russian painter*, known for working in the Figurative Impressionist style*. Korolenkov was born in the small city of Tula, not far from Moscow.

For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Korolenkov see:

Pierre-Auguste Renoir | Venus Victorious, 1914-1916 | Art in Detail

Vénus victorieuse /Venus Victorious - The figure of Venus in this sculpture is based on the image of the goddess in a painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir*, 'The Judgement of Paris'.
In Greek myth Aphrodite (known to the Romans as Venus) competed for the prize of a golden apple, which she won by promising Paris that he could marry Helen of Troy, the most beautiful woman in the world.

Pubblicato il 11/04/17 Aggiornato il

Tina Garrett, 1974 | Portrait /Figure painter

Award-winning artist*, Tina Garrett, paints custom portraiture and figurative work. As a portrait artist, Tina is has earned an Art Renewal Center Associate Living Master.
In 2012, based on her self-taught pastel portraiture, the Scottsdale Artists’ School awarded* Tina the first of two merit scholarships and she began working in oil immediately falling in love and hitting the ground running dedicating 5 years to practicing and grasping an understanding of oil painting.

Pubblicato il 10/04/17 Aggiornato il

Paul Gauguin | Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? 1897

In 1891, Paul Gauguin* left France for Tahiti, seeking in the South Seas a society that was simpler and more elemental than that of his homeland.
In Tahiti, he created paintings that express a highly personal mythology. He considered this work -created in 1897, at a time of great personal crisis- to be his masterpiece and the summation of his ideas.
Gauguin’s letters suggest that the fresco-like painting should be read from right to left, beginning with the sleeping infant.

He describes the various figures as pondering the questions of human existence given in the title; the blue idol represents "the Beyond". The old woman at the far left, "close to death", accepts her fate with resignation. | © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Pubblicato il 09/04/17 Aggiornato il

Roland Palmaerts, 1953 | Watercolour Cityscape painter

Born in Brussels, Belgium, Roland Palmaerts comes from a family of painters. He won First prize* in the National Competition «Tintin» at the age of six. Roland Palmaerts studied at The Athenaeum, at the Institut Saint-Luc and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels, where he won First prize* in drawing and watercolour. In 1972, the artist engages in the Belgian armed forces as a para-commando.

Pubblicato il 07/04/17 Aggiornato il

Yana Movchan, 1971 | Magic Realism painter

Ukrainian-born Canadian painter* Yanina (Yana) Movchan was born in Kiev.
Yana’s sublime mastery of the technique and structure of Renaissance painting* combines with the instinctive symbolism* of "magical realism" to create a personal neo-realist idiom. Her work is formal, yet playful; contemporary, yet timeless; and joyous, yet mysterious, evocative and dreamlike.

Rene Snyman | Plein air / Figurative painter

René Snyman is an awarded* South African professional artist living and working in Sir Lowry’s Pass, Western Cape in South Africa.
Growing up on a Kalahari farm near Upington, her close interaction with nature shaped her remarkable powers of intimate observation. Since discovering her drawing talent as a young child, René dedicated herself to working hard and developing her skills.

Pubblicato il 06/04/17 Aggiornato il

Konstantin Razumov /Константин Разумов, 1974 | Children's Art

Konstantin Razumov / Константин Разумов* is an brilliant Russian* impressionist painter*, known for working in the Figurative style.
Konstantin Razumov was born in 1974 in Moscow.

For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Razumov see:
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