What is Expressionism? The Art of the Emotional Over the Physical

In realist art circles, objectivity is the name of the game. Say that an artist’s subject is a bowl of fruit, for example. Some would want a painter to depict the fruit in the most accurate way [...]

Meet Michael Romero Duran: A Young Artist with a New Style

With only four years of painting experience and no formal training, 24-year-old Michael Romero Duran has accomplished more than many artists do in a lifetime. Romero is best known for creating [...]

Steps to Stay Positive by David Najar

Contemporary artist David Najar admits with a smile that he is an optimist – or at least that he tries to be one. Najar says that a “good mood means no suffering.” When he paints he feels healed, [...]

7 Interesting Facts About Marc Chagall You Probably Didn’t Know

Marc Chagall, born July 7, 1887, is credited as being a pioneer of modern art with a style that borrowed from fauvism, expressionism and cubism, but cannot be pigeonholed into one category. His [...]

Artist Birthdays December 23 – JOHN MARIN

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Artist Birthdays December 18 – PAUL KLEE

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Artist Birthdays December 4 – WASSILY KANDINSKY

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Artist Birthdays November 13 – BENNY ANDREWS

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Artist Birthdays October 28 – FRANCIS BACON

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Artist Birthdays, August 7: EMIL NOLDE

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