Paint feelings and attitudes towards life, through the tone of colours. Here you can admire Shengshui Temple and Zizhong Confucius Temple. In medieval times this locality was an important salt-producing area. Its geographic location puts it in southern Sichuan. Neijiang is the hometown of Zhang Daqian (one of the best-known and most prodigious Chinese artists of the twentieth century), such …Read More »
Women with suggestive eyes, with delicate mouths. The Uttar Pradesh is a state in northern India. This land has several historical, natural, and religious tourist destinations (such as Agra and Gorakhpur, Lucknow and Faizabad. In this land was born painter Gogi Saroj Pal. Uttar Pradesh is known for its extensive avifauna (such as peafowl and black partridges, songbirds, snipes and …Read More »
The meaning, is within you, the viewer. Gurgaon is a city in the Indian state of Haryana. Notable performing art venues in the city include Epicentre and Nautanki Mehal. Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao and painter Geeta Vadhera was born under this sky. Special tourist places waiting for you, such as Kingdom of Dreams (India’s first live entertainment, theatre and leisure …Read More »
THOMAS HART BENTON (1889/1975), AMERICAN PAINTER – When rural areas of the Midwest were the source of American art.
The anthropologist of American life. THOMAS HART BENTON was born in a April day in Neosho (Missouri), where politics was the core of family life, but with his mother’s encouragement, he chose to study art. Rebelling against the expectations of his family he moved to Chicago, where he enrolled in the Art Institute of Chicago. In his paintings, he was …Read More »
JOHN FRENCH SLOAN (1871/1951), AMERICAN PAINTER – The painter of incidents, on the streets of New York.
His illustration work inflected his paintings, helping to shape his technique. JOHN FRENCH SLOAN started his career as an illustrator. Between 1892 and 1915, illustration was his primary means of support on newspapers and magazines. Bornin in a August day in Lock Haven (Pennsylvania), he moved to Philadelphia with his family at the age of five. Grewing up in a …Read More »
The pioneer woman of non-traditional pictorial imagery. For her, without sincerity there is no true art. With an art scholarship in 1950, she enrolled at a school of arts in London, and later to the Ecole des Beau Arts, Paris. In her early work, she attempted to explore also surrealistic paintings. Creating paintings (that will enable future generations to share …Read More »
Asian roots and shifting Identities. To explore social and political issues, her work uses the contemporary miniature form. Her work offers a voice against ignorance and prejudice, also through the use of caricature and satire. SAIRA WASIM she went to Lahore’s National College of Arts, where she graduated with a Bachelors in Fine Arts. Her art has been shown in …Read More »
One of the more successful interpreters of Caravaggio’s style. His father was a Florentine artist who had moved to Pisa, the city where he was born on a day in July. What he has painted represents a creative synthesis in perfect balance between physical concreteness and abstraction. He knew the art of Rubens. In Genoa and London he was able …Read More »
SATURNO BUTTO (1957), ITALIAN SURREALIST PAINTER – Painting a human figure, to illustrate the story that you decide to tell.
A work focused on identity and content. The work of SATURNO BUTTO, born in Portogruaro (Venice), is characterized by his interpretation of sacred art. What you observe inside his paintings, is his creative and conflicting approach to Western religious iconography, compared to the human body. Within a conflict between transgression and ecstasy, living paintings and neo-Gothic altars, the artist’s surrealist …Read More »
COLIN UNWIN GILL (1892/1940), ENGLISH PAINTER – The most notable work as a war artist during the First World War
Painting Western WWI Front COLIN UNWIN GILL was born at Bexleyheath (Kent), and studied at the Slade School of Art. At the start of World War I he served on the Western Front, until he was back to England with gas poisoning in 1918. His first exhibited in 1914, and he showed works at the Royal Academy. He also taught …Read More »