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Popular Jean-Francois Millet Etchings
Jean-Francois Millet (1814-75) was a French artist born and raised in a Normandy farm family. He was educated in Latin and became familiar with modern-day writers, under the guidance of the two village priests, before moving to Cherbourg at the age of 19 to...
Popular Jean-Francois Millet Etchings
Popular Jean-Francois Millet Etchings
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Abstract Expressionism Movement & Prints Reviewed
Although the term "Abstract Expressionism" is believed to have been first used in a 1919 issue of the German magazine, Der Sturm, and later used in 1926 by Alfred H. Barr, Jr. to describe the works of Wassily Kandinsky, the actual Abstract Expressionism Art...
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Marc Chagall: The Quintessential Jewish Artist of the 20th Century
Starting with 1907's "Young Woman on a Sofa (Mariaska)" and concluding with 1983's "Sun in the sky of Saint-Paul" (Soleil dans le ciel de Saint-Paul), Marc Chagall (1887-1985) had an incredibly long and productive artistic career. Born Moishe Segal (or Shag...
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Featured Works of the Barbizon School Movement
Roughly, between the years 1830-1870, a group of French painters gathered near the Forest of Fontainebleau, located 60 KM southeast of Paris in a village named Barbizon. This was during what's called the Romantic Art Period, which reached its peak between 1...
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Tips for Displaying Art
Beauty, as we know, is in the eye of the beholder. This includes not only the artwork we collect but also the way we choose to display those works. The process of collecting art is done through a variety of motivations, each unique to us as collectors, and ...
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Timeline of Upcoming Art Exhibits
Taking the opportunity to attend an art exhibit at a nearby museum or gallery is a great idea. Whether as a special weekend outing or part of your itinerary while on vacation, spending time appreciating art, either alone, with friends or family, is a worthw...
Timeline of Upcoming Art Exhibits
Timeline of Upcoming Art Exhibits
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A Review of Impressionist Art
The
impressionist art movement emerged during a time when all of Paris was
undergoing sweeping change. Newly appointed emperor Napoleon III was
implementing drastic changes throughout the city including the creation of
grand boulevards, parks and squares as...
A Review of Impressionist Art
A Review of Impressionist Art
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Cubism Art Prints – Differences & Comparisons
What do Pablo Picasso, Juan Gris, Georges Braque, Robert Delaunay, and Andre Lhote all have in common? Each of them was involved in the Cubism Art Movement. A revolutionary movement in the early 20th century, Cubism was pioneered by Pablo Picasso and George...
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How to Start an Art Collection on a Budget
Have you ever dreamed of owning an original Picasso or Renoir?  You can do it — the answer is to buy prints.   While paintings by famous artists can cost millions, original prints are surprisingly affordable.  Collecting original lithographs, etchings, wood...
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PIONEERS OF GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM
German Expressionism is one of the most exciting and fascinating movements of Modern Art, and is generally described as an avant-garde cultural movement taking place in Europe during the first three decades of the 20th century. It has been defined as a view...
PIONEERS OF GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM
PIONEERS OF GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM
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