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Bruce Wolfe, 1941 | Figurative painter and sculptor


Bruce Wolfe is a master of the arts who specializes in life-sized bronze sculpture, bronze busts, figurative art, painting, illustration and drawing.
Bruce Wolfe’s career in sculpture spans forty years of receiving commissions to do busts and figurative portraits of many notable personalities.
He studied art at San Jose State University and the Art Institute of San Francisco.
He also studied with Bettina Steinke and Bruno Lucchesi*.

Pubblicato il 28/07/17e aggiornato il

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Carne Griffiths, 1973 | Abstract Portrait painter


Working primarily with calligraphy inks, graphite and liquids, such as tea, brandy and vodka Griffiths’ fascination with drawing focuses on the creation and manipulation of the drawn line. Images explore human, geometric and floral forms, in a combination of both literal and abstract translation and in response to images and situations encountered in daily life.

Pubblicato il 27/07/17e aggiornato il

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Claude Monet | The Gardens


A passionate horticulturalist, Claude Monet's garden became a work of art as well as a subject for his paintings.

For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other Gardens painting by Monet see:
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Giverny Monet's Garden

You Ask me Why I Buy Rice and Flowers?
I buy rice to live and I buy flowers to have something to live for.
Confucius
Mi chiedi perché compro riso e fiori?
Compro il riso per vivere e i fiori per avere una ragione per cui vivere. 
Confucio
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François Bard, 1959 | Figurative painter


François Bard is a French painter* born in 1959 in Lille (France).
He lives and works in Paris.
He has studied painting at the Beaux-Arts (ENSBA) in Paris, and graduated in 1980.
He has been selected to be a resident at the Casa de Velazquez (Spain) from 1988-1990.
He won the first Belmondo Prize in 1990.
From 1990-2000 he has been an oil painting professor at the Beaux-Arts Ateliers of the city of Paris.
Since September 2011, François Bard has been represented by a new gallery, the Olivier Waltman Gallery in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris (France).

Pubblicato il 26/07/17e aggiornato il

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Stephen Shortridge, 1951 | Romantic Impressionist painter


Stephen Charles Shortridge is a romantic impressionist who is experiencing much success with his vibrant brush strokes and his hand-enhanced giclees.
Shortridge, the artist, may be more familiar to you as an actor.
Theatrically he has starred as a series regular in "Welcome Back Kotter" as the southern sweathog 'Beau' and co-starred with Debbie Reynolds on the ABC show, "Aloha Paradise".

Pubblicato il 24/07/17e aggiornato il

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Ilya Ibryaev / Илья Ибряев, 1955 | Watercolour painter


Russian* watercolorist Ilya Viktorovich Ibryaev was born in the old city of Nizhni Novgorod. Now the artist lives in Moscow.
Ilya Ibryaev finished Art School, painting department. Then he graduated from MVHPU (former Stroganov) - Department of Ceramics.
Ilya Ibryaev is a member of the Union of Artists of Russia. Ilya Ibryaev is a participant of Russian and international exhibitions.

Pubblicato il 23/07/17e aggiornato il

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Monet: My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece! | Part.3


We continue to familiarize with a Famous gardens of impressionist painter* Claude Monet in Giverny, house, water garden and flower garden.

For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other Gardens painting by Monet see:

Pubblicato il 20/07/17e aggiornato il

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Lee Kang-Bin, 1991 | Coffee art


South Korean barista Lee Kang-bin is taking coffee art to the next level, creating miniature imitations of famous paintings on foamy cups of java at his central Seoul cafe.
With meticulous strokes of tiny brushes and spoons, Lee, 26, recreates the likes of Vincent van Gogh's "The Starry Night" and Edvard Munch's "The Scream" using thick cream stained with food coloring atop a cup of coffee.
The result of the painstaking 15-minute process is a 10,000 won ($8.71) cup of cold coffee that has won Lee thousands of fans at his cafe and online.

Pubblicato il 19/07/17e aggiornato il

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Andrey Remnev | Андрей Ремнев, 1962 | Magic Realism painter


Russian* artist Андрей Ремнев* creates unique artworks that combine traditional style paintings with contemporary themes.
Remnev* was born in Yakhroma, a town not far from Moscow.

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

Pubblicato il 18/07/17e aggiornato il

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Monet: My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece | Part.2

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Claude Monet* noticed the village of Giverny while looking out of a train window. He made up his mind to move there and rented a house and the area surrounding it.
In 1890 he had enough money to buy the house and land outright and set out to create the magnificent gardens he wanted to paint.

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Monet: My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece | Part.1


When Claude Monet* and his family settled in Giverny* in 1883 the piece of land sloping gently down from the house to the road was planted with an orchard and enclosed by high stone walls.
A central alley bordered with pines separated it into two parts. Monet had the pines cut down, keeping only the two yews closest to the house to please Alice.
From this Clos Normand of about one hectare, Monet made a garden full of perspectives, symmetries and colours.

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir | The Gardens

  • What seems most significant to me about our movement [Impressionism] is that we have freed painting from the importance of the subject. I am at liberty to paint flowers and call them flowers, without their needing to tell a story.
Quello che mi sembra più importante per il nostro movimento [l'impressionismo] è che abbiamo liberato la pittura dall'importanza del soggetto. Sono libero di dipingere fiori e chiamarli fiori, senza la necessità di raccontare una storia.

Pubblicato il 17/07/17e aggiornato il

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir | Summer landscapes

  • "Si arriva davanti alla natura con delle teorie, e la natura le sbatte tutte per terra".
"You come to nature with all your theories, and she knocks them all flat".
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Jorge Marin, 1963 | Figurative sculptor


Jorge Marín is a Mexican sculptor and painter. He has been an active figure in the contemporary art world for the last 25 years. He began to sculpt ceramic in the early 1980s.
Bronze has been his preferred material for the last ten years.
His work often depicts horses, centaurs, garudas, children, madonna's, acrobats, along with elements such as spheres, masks, arrows, boats and scales.
These concepts are consistent with recurring themes such as reflection and balance.

Pubblicato il 16/07/17e aggiornato il

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Fabien Clesse, 1962 | Abstract Portrait painter


Fabien Clesse is a French artist, born, living and working in Verdun, a small city in the Meuse department in Lorraine in north-eastern France.
Clesse studied graphic arts and ended up creating a unique style based on a personal technique and a fine sensibility.
He states his inspiration of both cubism and hyperrealism art schools as an important axe of his painting approach.

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Piero Bresciani, 1945 | Symbolist / Surrealist painter


Piero Bresciani is an Italian painter*, known for working in the Symbolism* style.
Bresciani was born in Pietrasanta - Lucca- Italy, the 5th of May 1945.
He obtained his Diploma of artistic maturity at the Art School of Carrara and the Painting Diploma awarded by the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera in Milano.

Pubblicato il 15/07/17e aggiornato il

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Kazuhiko Tanaka 田中一彦, 1947 | Stone / clay sculpture


Kazuhiko Tanaka 田中一彦 was born in Kofu City, Yamanashi Prefecture.
1965 - Graduated from Kofu First High School.
1971 - B.F.A., Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music with a major in Architectural Design.
1976 - First-Class Architect license acquired.
1982 - Open his own architectural design office in Tokyo.
1991 - Open a limited company, Zakurosha in Tokyo.
For more than forty years, he has been working as an architect in Tokyo.

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Giuliano Boscaini, 1958 | Watercolour painter


Giuliano Boscaini is an Italian painter*, known for his watercolor landscapes, urban scenes, seascapes and portrait paintings. Boscaini was born in Turate (CO) Italy, the 18th of June 1958.

Pubblicato il 14/07/17e aggiornato il

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Monet: My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece!



Claude Monet (1840-1926)* lived at Giverny for 43 years, from 1883 to his death in 1926.
A passionate horticulturist, his garden became a work of art as well as a subject for his paintings.
From the Iris garden to his huge waterlily canvases, the garden at Giverny was the focus for some of Monet’s greatest works of art.

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Federico Beltrán-Masses | Symbolist / Art Déco painter | Part. 2


Joan Crawford sitting for portrait painter Federico Beltran Masses, 1932

Federico Beltrán Masses* (Guaira de la Melena, Cuba 1885 - Barcellona 1949) was showered with public honours and was a member of the Academies of San Fernando in Madrid, San Jorge in Barcelona and San Luís in Zaragoza, as well as those of Lisbon, Cordóba and Málaga, and also a member of the French Institut and Académie des Beaux Arts in Paris.

Pubblicato il 13/07/17e aggiornato il

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Giovanni Boldini | Academic painter | The French Cityscapes



Born in Ferrara, the Italian painter* Giovanni Boldini (1842-1931)* moved to Paris in 1871, where painted a number of landscapes in suburban locations outside Paris.
His work from 1871-1886: the bustling streets and squares to cafés, theaters, and concert halls- reflects the influence of his contemporaries: Degas, Manet, Caillebotte, Meissonier, and Fortuny among others.

Pubblicato il 12/07/17e aggiornato il

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Marie Laure Vareilles, 1966 | Surrealist photographer


Marie-Laure Vareilles is an French interior designer.
She has traveled on all continents, with her camera, showing the diversity of the countries that make the planet.
Over the years, she immortalized cultures, landscapes, people.
The cultures around the world continue to evolve.
She puts her work to the service of the memory of peoples that make our planet.

Pubblicato il 11/07/17e aggiornato il

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Ernest Barrias | La Nature se dévoilant / Nature Unveiling Herself, 1899



"La Nature se dévoilant" was commissioned in 1889 to decorate the new medical school in Bordeaux.
A young woman, the allegory of nature, is slowly lifting the veils she is wrapped in.
When he had finished the first version in white marble for the school, Ernest Barrias (1841-1905) designed a second statue in polychrome, for the ceremonial staircase of the Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers, in Paris.

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Trish Biddle | Figurative | Retro Vintage style painter



Trish Biddle* is an American artist*, known for portraying glamorous lady in fabulous places.
Biddle was born in Minnesota.
For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Biddle see:
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Bulent Kilic 1974 | Seascape / Cityscape painter



Bülent Kılıç was born in Tekirdağ, Turkey.
His early interest was observing the world in charcoal and later fast car designs. These two combinations helped him develop his creative talent.
While he was attending Trakya University to become a teacher, he also pursed his passion by attending the Industrial Design Division at Mimar Sinan University.
His freelance creations brought attention and award* both locally and internationally.

Pubblicato il 10/07/17e aggiornato il

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Claude Monet | Summer landscapes



The following collection include the Landscape - Summer - Beach paintings by French Impressionist painter Claude-Oscar Monet (Parigi, 14 novembre 1840 - Giverny, 5 dicembre 1926).

For biographical notes -in english and italian- by Monet see:

For other works by Monet see:

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