Artists

7 Most Famous Artists. From Leonardo da Vinci to Vincent Van Gogh.

Their names are a sign of quality. They are familiar even to those who are infinitely far from the world of art. Each of them was a special phenomenon of its time. Someone had the role of discoverer, someone is very mysterious, someone surprises with realism – they are so different, but unique. These artists …

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5 Most Outstanding Artists of the 18th Century

Let’s remember the most famous artists. Immediately in the memory pop the big names of the Renaissance with Leonardo da Vinci at the head. Or impressionists with their color revolution. Or such talented eccentrics as Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol. And for sure you also remember the Dutch artists. It turns out that we recall …

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Van Gogh Paintings. 5 Masterpieces of the Brilliant Master

“Better to do nothing than express yourself weakly” – Vincent Van Gogh Van Gogh searched for his destination for a long time. He started painting at the age of 27. And with all his passion he devoted himself to art. 10 years working at the limit. He was torn, shaking his physical and mental health. …

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Bruegel Paintings. The most Famous Masterpieces of the Artist

Brueghel (1525/30 – 1569) is often called the successor to Jerome Bosch. Yes, at first glance, some of their artworks are similar. Bruegel, like Bosch, created crowded canvases. But still they are different. They are as different as Malevich and Chagall. Both are avant-garde artists. But one is about squares, the other is about love. …

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Bosch Paintings: 5 Masterpieces of the most Mysterious Artist

Hieronymous Bosch is the most mysterious artist of all time. His paintings are still trying to decipher. But we will not come close to their full solution, because Bosch spoke several languages. In the language of religious symbolism. In the language of the alchemists. And also in the language of Dutch proverbs. And even astrology. …

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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 those …

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