Doménikos Theotokópoulos, most widely known as El Greco (“The Greek”), was a painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance.
El Greco’s dramatic and expressionistic style was met with puzzlement by his contemporaries but found appreciation in the 20th century. El Greco is regarded as a precursor of both Expressionism and Cubism, while his personality and works were a source of inspiration for poets and writers such as Rainer Maria Rilke and Nikos Kazantzakis. El Greco has been characterized by modern scholars as an artist so individual that he belongs to no conventional school. He is best known for tortuously elongated figures and often fantastic or phantasmagorical pigmentation, marrying Byzantine traditions with those of Western painting.
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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 Showcase: Andy Warhol
George Bellows was an American realist painter, known for his depictions of urban life in New York City. Continue reading Showcase: George Bellows
French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker, he developed a personal form of cubism which he gradually modified into a more figurative, populist style.
Regarded as a forerunner of pop art.
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Those who know me personally know that I am obsessed with Ancient Rome. So, yeah, here’s a showcase of some of the best Romans could do with what they had at the time. In terms of art.
As they say, when in Rome…
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Ever wondered how your favorite artists from a hundred years ago would look in color? Continue reading Showcase: From Black&White to Color
Born in 1971, Derek Gores recycles magazines, labels, data, and found analog and digital materials to create his works.
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