Artists

10 incredible works by brave Banksy

“The worst crimes are committed not by those who break the rules. But by those who follow them eagerly”. – Banksy No one really knows who he is. Maybe he doesn’t even exist. Some people suggest that several influential artists are hidden under the Banksy name. Banksy (presumably born in 1973) gives his own comments …

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The Renaissance era artists. 6 great Italian masters.

⠀⠀ The Renaissance. Italy. XV-XVI centuries. Early capitalism. The country is ruled by rich bankers. They are interested in art and science. The rich and powerful surround themselves with the talented and wise. Poets, philosophers, artists, and sculptors dialogize with their patrons every day. For a moment, it may seem that wise men really rule people, just as Plato wanted. The ancient Romans and Greeks weren’t forgotten either. They also built a society …

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Dutch painters. 8 masters of the Netherlandic Golden Age

Holland. The 17th century country is flourishing unprecedentedly – it is the so-called Golden Age. At the end of the 16th century, several of the country’s provinces won independence from Spain. Since then, the Protestant Netherlands chose their own path. And Catholic Flanders (present-day Belgium) went its own way under the Spain’s wing. In independent …

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English artists. 6 masters who changed the world art

The artists of which country have contributed most to development of the world art? When hearing this question, French artists are often thought of. And the Dutch. And of course, no one doubts the influence of Italian Renaissance. However, if we consider the 18th and the beginning of the 19th century, the English artists’ achievements …

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American artists. 7 masters who astonished the world

  American artists are extremely motley. Some of them were sheer cosmopolitans, like Sargent. Being an American by birth, he spent almost all his life in London and Paris. Among them, there are also authentic Americans, who depicted only the life of their countrymen, like Rockwell. And there are even otherworldly artists, like Pollock. Or …

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