1. Catherina van Hemessen – Born in 1528 in Antwerp, Belgium. Van Hemessen trained under her father Jan Sanders van Hemessen and eventually helped him with his commissions as well as receiving her own. Her 1548 painting “Girl at the Spinet” is thought to be the earliest surviving self-portrait of an artist at work. Creating […]
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1. Laura Wheeler Waring – May 16, 1887 – Feb. 3, 1948: Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Waring attended the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, graduating in 1914. Waring was awarded the Cresson Traveling Scholarship and studied Expressionism and Romanticism at the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere in Paris. Much of Waring’s work was focused on […]
It’s been over a year since I last caught up one of my favourite abstract artists – Netherlands based Esther Barend. Since that time she has been busy moving to a new studio, exhibiting in numerous solo and group shows, and creating a series of new paintings and portable art bags. Barend’s vivid paintings are […]
Happy Canada Day all you fellow Canucks and fans of Canada out there! I thought what better day to post about some of the most well known artists in Canadian history – The Group of Seven. Most famous for its paintings of the Canadian landscape, The Group of Seven began in Toronto in the 1910s […]
A primitive artist is an amateur whose work sells.
Born in 1975 in Seoul, Korea, Xooang Choi has a BFA and an MFA from Seoul National University – College of Art, Sculpture Department. In his latest body of work entitled “Islets of Aspergers” Xooang sculpts concrete bodies to convey a “state of impairment in social interactions”. “Choi visualizes the properties of each individual through […]
Interesting overview on the lithography process. Produced by MOMA, discovered on ArtBabble.org.
Tim McDonagh spent his younger years growing up in a rural part of America, surrounded by rattlesnakes and snapping turtles which in turn led to his fascination with animals. He takes a more traditional approach to illustration using brush and indian ink to draw the image and then applying limited colour palettes digitally. As an […]
It’s hard to believe that Daily Art Fixx is already 2 years old! What began for me as a way to learn about art, DAF has grown into a portal that is visited by thousands of readers daily. DAF continues to grow and I continue to enjoy bringing “…a little art – every day” to […]
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