Pablo Picasso: The Genius Incarnate
One name in the history of the 20th century art stands out over all others: Pablo Picasso (1881-1973). As painter, graphic artist and sculptor, he displayed an inventive enterprise and
Imogen Cunningham: A Force to be Reckoned With
Self Portrait, 1909: Imogen Cunningham During her lifetime, Imogen was a force to be reckoned with. She photographed until a few days before she died, working at her craft seventy-five
René Magritte's Surrealism: My Top 5 Paintings by the Artist
The Art of Living, 1967 An object never performs the same function as its name or image."René Magritte This simple manifesto encapsulates the essence of René Magritte's works. As a
Georges Seurat: Conveying the Illusion of three-dimensionality in a flat picture
Image Courtesy Amazon. “A Sunday on the Grande Jatte” “If, in the Grande-Jatte of M. Seurat, one considers, for example, a square decimeter covered with a uniform tone, one finds
Andy Warhol and the Campbell's Soup Can.
In 1962, the year in which Pop Art was established as the latest major artistic movement, Andy Warhol began his transition from hand-painted to photo-transferred art with a groundbreaking series of works. While these pieces mimicked a mechanical method of production, they were in fact hand-painted. The set of works was called simply Campbell’s Soup Cans, and would become one of the most iconic, signature pieces of his career.