An innocent trip to the museum took me on a journey I never thought I'd take -- and one I'll never forget.
So committed was Daubigny to capturing the atmosphere and feeling of the plein air landscape, he fashioned himself a studio
At least, not on its platform.
In this, the fifth of a series of interviews that focus on Local 829's Scenic Artists who sculpt and paint in a variety of ways the sets we see on television, in movies and documentaries, on theater stages, and in the backgrounds of television and internet commercials the spotlight will be on the fine art of Anna Ortiz.
This controversial performance replicated the "human zoos" that existed in the 19th and 20th centuries, forcing viewers to
Magritte's paintings, while traditional in technique (often oil on canvas), are innovative and witty in concept. Doubling, fragmentation, displacement, and irrational juxtapositions are his favored strategies.
The November auctions have proven that the art market is strong, and that the money is out there to invest in important, and expensive, pictures.
Continuing to punctuate his talent with a bit of naughtiness, Courbet turned towards sexuality to rumple the feathers of
Mickalene Thomas' works range from paintings of fractured interior spaces to thought-provoking riffs on famous works of art
Whether we attribute it to the power that women hold over men or Courbet's audacity to paint a frank image of a vagina as art in 1866, L'Origine du monde still has enough power to scandalize the censors at the social media giant, Facebook.