Random art – An A-Z Alphabetical Random Artists. The aim is to feature one for each letter of the alphabet. This is not only to expand my knowledge – but to get me back into blogging more regularly. My method will be to choose alphabetically 3 at random, look at them all and pick theContinue reading “New Random Artists”
This is a little project I was working on a while ago. I think I will continue to develop this. The heroine flies in to mediate between the protagonist and his rival. Will she be successful?
Maurice de Vlaminck (b. 1876-1958 Paris, France). was one of the original founders of a group of artists called the Fauvists. The small group of artists, whose members included Henry Matisse and Andre Derain used pure of vibrant colour, this caused them to be named ‘Fauves’ (wild beasts) by art critic Louis Vauxcelles after seeingContinue reading “It’s Maurice De Vlaminck’s Birthday – Raw Power”
French artist Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958) was one of the main figures of the Fauve movement. The Fauvists included Andre Derain and Henri Matisse amongst their members. The Fauvists (‘wild beasts’) were known for their use of intense colour which at the time, was quite innovative (1904 – 1908). Vlaminck was a very interesting artistContinue reading “Happy Birthday Maurice de Vlaminck!!”
Max Ernst born 1891- 1976 was a Surrealist artist. Born in Germany, he became a Naturalised American in 1948 and French in 1958. He was prolific in painting, sculpture, poetry and graphic art and a leading light and pioneer in his artistic approach to Surrealism and Dadaism. A lot of information about the artist andContinue reading “Happy Birthday Max Ernst!!”
I thought that I would test the new ‘story’ facility on WordPress with this tryout on William Morris’s birthday. It works well. What I’d like to know is: if the story should be published first and – then writing added on (like I’m doing here) OR do the story and save, add to the writtenContinue reading “Happy Birthday William Morris (1834-1896)”
W.A.R.? What is it good for? – absolutely nothing. W.A.R. what does it stand for? – Worth A Reblog! I’ve always loved the art of Maggie Hambling. I’m a big fan of painterly, expressionistic art – words which aptly describe this artists work. Hambling studied East Anglian School of Painting and Drawing from 1960, under the tutelageContinue reading “Art I LOVE Maggi Hambling (A W.A.R. Post)”
Happy Birthday Clarice Cliff