Yes. It’s time to showcase one of the most famous, most influential, and most eccentric artists of the last century. Andy Warhol. American artist, director and producer, a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture, and advertising that flourished by the 1960s, and span a variety of media, including painting, silkscreening, photography, film, and sculpture. Continue reading
Tiziano Vecellio was an Italian painter, the most important member of the 16th-century Venetian school. During his lifetime he was often called da Cadore, taken from the place of his birth.
Recognized by his contemporaries as “The Sun Amidst Small Stars” (recalling the famous final line of Dante’s Paradiso), Titian was one of the most versatile of Italian painters, equally adept with portraits, landscape backgrounds, and mythological and religious subjects. His career was successful from the start, and he became sought after by patrons, initially from Venice and its possessions, then joined by the north Italian princes, and finally the Habsburgs and papacy. Continue reading
Richard Avedon was an American fashion and portrait photographer. Continue reading
Francis-Marie Martinez de Picabia. French avant-garde painter, poet and typographist. Experimented with Impressionism, Pointillism, and Cubism. His abstract works were colourful and rich in contrasts. He was one of the early major figures of the Dada movement in the United States and in France. He was later briefly associated with Surrealism, but would soon turn his back on the art establishment. Continue reading
Chris Guest is a London based Artist.
He creates paintings in a classic figurative tradition, coupled with a contemporary twist, utilising classical drawing and oil painting techniques, learnt at London Fine Arts in Battersea.
He began painting and drawing from a very young age, and first started making money from art aged just 14, drawing portraits of music icons for other pupils at school.
At age 18, Chris began showing his work in galleries in Cornwall, and has since exhibited extensively throughout the UK and the US.
His originals and prints are collected worldwide, and his art has been featured in many magazines, publications and galleries around the globe.
Chris also holds regular painting workshops around the UK and US. Continue reading
American visual artist. Spent most of his career in France. Significant contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements. Though he dabbled with all sorts of media, he considered himself to be a painter first and foremost, yet he was best known for his photography, and he was a renowned fashion and portrait photographer.
Born in 1968, Thomas Saliot has a certain style. He says it’s kind of like a blog. He uses pictures he finds on the web, snapshots of this century. Continue reading