Alessia Iannetti was born in 1985 in Carrara (Italy), where she still lives and works. She enrolled in the Academy of Fine Arts of Carrara, majoring in Painting and studying under Omar Galliani and Fabio Sciortino. “Her work, characterized by an illustrative style, is nourished by poetic elements, the artist prefers the classical drawing technique, […]
Today’s image is by San Paulo, Brazil artist Gabriel Silva. Though the subject is of a mother and child, the illustration reminds me of Klimt’s “The Kiss“. Since the folder where the image is located is titled “Gustav”, I’m guessing that it was the inspiration for this piece. I was unable to find any biographical […]
1. Considered a pioneer in modernism, Romanian artist Constantin Brâncuşi‘s sculpture “Bird in Space” was the cause of a court battle in 1926-27 when US customs officials refused to believe that bronze piece was art. They imposed the tariff for manufactured metal objects, 40% of the sale price or about $230 dollars. Marcel Duchamp (who […]
Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, Stacey Rozich studied Illustration at California College of Arts in San Francisco. Her work varies from bold folk art in watercolor and gouache, to simple pen and ink line drawings that is pattern and textile inspired. Featured in her work are tribal animal masks, witch doctors, optical designs and […]
Born in Milan, Italy on September 29, 1571, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio is considered one of the first great painters of the Baroque school and a revolutionary figure in European art. Caravaggio trained in Milan under the Lombard painter Simone Peterzano, a pupil of Titian – the leading painter of the 16th century Venetian school […]
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Color is sensibility in material form, matter in its primordial state.