Frida Kahlo – life and works

Kahlo of a Mexican decent is a fine artist who conveys her life story through her wide range of self-portraits. They are evidence of her need for self-expression and her exploration of identity. In 1939, French Surrealist Andre Breton told Kahlo that she was a surrealist, but Kahlo states ‘they thought I was a Surrealist, […]

Georges Braque and Paul Cézanne Contrasting

In Paul Cezanne’s paintings – ‘Still Life with Basket of Apples’, that is mainly what is in the painting. A basket on its side half full with apples, a wine bottle standing beside it, apples scattered on the cloth and in the background a plate with what look likes bread rolls or small baguettes, all […]

Paul Cezanne

Paul Cezanne was a French artist and Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th century conception of the artistic endeavor to a new and radically different world of art in the 20th century. The period in which Paul Cezanne was active in was the Post-Impressionist, Cubism, and Modern art. […]

Michelangelo and Caravaggio Comparative

Michelangelo and Caravaggio were possibly the two most renowned painters during the Renaissance period. Both Renaissance artists painted religious scenes, approaching their artworks in diverse ways according to their personal framework and attitudes. Where Michelangelo’s tortured soul was portrayed directly onto his paintings, Caravaggio’s almost arrogant attitude and need for action and drama resulted in […]

Raphael La Belle Jardiniere

La Belle Jardiniere by the painter Raphael in 1507 it is an oil on canvas painting that is approximately 5 ft by 3 ft with rounded upper corners bordered by a wooden frame. Immediately you see three figures a mother and two children. Then you realize they are divine and wearing halos and that it […]

Masaccio – College Essay

This paper presents a concise story of life and work of the great Italian painter of early Renaissance Masaccio. The development process of the unique artistic style of the painter is described in this work as well as an attempt to find the relations between the biographical events and their effect on painter’s creations is […]

Entrance to the Port Honfleur

Claude Monet painted the Entrance to the Port Honfleur in eighteen sixty-seven. Monet was one of the leading painters in the Impressionistic movement. Through impressionism he used light to bring the painting to life. He never abandoned the style even though he lived until nineteen twenty-six and new movements such as Cubism and Fauvism had […]

Guernica, Picasso 1937

The Spanish painter Picasso was a cubist and his worldwide famous ‘Guernica’ is a mural-sized flat oil painting on canvas (3. 5 metres tall and 7. 8 metres wide). It is all greys, blacks and whites and was painted in 1937. Picasso started the painting when he heard that the Germans had just bombed the […]

Henri Matisse

Henri-Émile-Benoît Matisse (31 December 1869 – 3 November 1954) was a French artist, known for his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship. He was a draughtsman, printmaker, and sculptor, but is known primarily as a painter.[1] Matisse is commonly regarded, along with Picasso and Marcel Duchamp, as one of the three artists […]

Albert Bierstadt

Albert Bierstadt (January 7, 1830 – February 18, 1902) was a German-American painter best known for his lavish, sweeping landscapes of the American West. In obtaining the subject matter for these works, Bierstadt joined several journeys of the Westward Expansion. Though not the first artist to record these sites, Bierstadt was the foremost painter of […]

The life of an American Painter

There are several reasons for a person to have physical impairment and be disabled. Tragic events especially vehicular accidents and various other catastrophes often results for the person involved in the misfortune to be physically impaired. Others have physical impairment since the day they were born. When a person is disabled, the person is not […]

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