Henri Cartier-Bresson: 1908 – 2004

Born on August 22, 1908, in Chanteloup, Seine-et-Marne, near Paris, Henri Cartier-Bresson is considered by many to be the father of modern photo-journalism. In 1927, Cartier-Bresson studied painting at the Lhote Academy in Paris under Cubist painter and sculptor André Lhote. He turned to photography in 1931 when he acquired a Leica 35mm camera – […]


ART-O-MAT: Pocket Art

Many art lovers simply don’t have the budget to purchase original works of art.  Enter the Art-O-Mat – re-purposed cigarette vending machines that have been converted to sell pocket size original works of art. North Carolina artist Clark Whittington created the first Art-O-Mat in 1997 which he showed along side his paintings at a solo […]


You Are A Marvel: Herakut

Nice short film by Jeremy Asher Lynch featuring Herakut. Quote by Pablo Casals. You are a Marvel – Herakut from Two Dollars Please on Vimeo.


Visit To Picasso: Paul Haesaerts

Visite Picasso is a classic documentary by dir. Paul Haesaerts which features the frequently used footage of Picasso painting on glass while a camera films him from the other side. The trick of filming thru glass allows the viewer to witness Picasso’s true genius as he paints his famous Torros with just a few well-placed […]

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Henry Moore: 1898 – 1986

Recognized as the most important British sculptor of the 20th century, Henry Spencer Moore was born on July 30, 1898, in Castleford, Yorkshire. Moore had an early interest in sculpting however he began his career as a teacher in Castleford. After serving in the military during World War I, Moore studied at Leeds School of […]

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Beatrix Potter: 1866-1943

Born on July 28, 1866  in South Kensington in London, England,  Beatrix Potter is best known for her  illustrated children’s books. She was an author, illustrator, mycologist, farmer, and conservationist. Potter came from a  wealthy family and although her father was a barrister, he devoted much of his time to his passions of art and […]


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Top Ten Art Sales of 2009

1. Raphael’s (1483-1520) chalk drawing “Head of a Muse” sold for 29.2 million pounds ($47.6 million) at Christie’s London on Dec. 8, setting an auction record for a work of art on paper. It was bought by the U.S.-based collector Leon Black, chief executive of Apollo Global Management LLC and a trustee of the Metropolitan […]


Valentina Brostean: Mixed Media

Born in 1983 in Novi Sad, Serbia,  Valentina Brostean has a BFA (graphic design and illustration)  and an MFA (painting, digital painting, illustration) from the Academy of Arts Novi Sad. “I have always had an eye for the strange beauty in the grotesqueries of life; this appreciation is now very evident in work that I […]


DAF: First Annual Holiday Giveaway!!

It’s the holiday season and time to celebrate!  To show our appreciation to our readers, Daily Art Fixx is holding its first ever Holiday Giveaway! Six lucky winners will receive one of the following prizes: 1. DVD Gift Pack: Includes – Jean-Michel Basquiat: Radiant Child (2010),   Exit Through the Gift Shop (Banksy 2010), Painters   Painting […]