I love the cubist era but somehow I missed knowing enough about Fernand Léger (French, 1881–1955) who painted Reclining Woman in 1922.
John Gibson has been exploring the sphere for more than 30 years, creating works with subtly rich colors and finely balanced compositions. If you are not familiar with his work, here is the original Art Junkie post.
These rare works by French artist Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824–1904) are up for auction at Sotheby’s at the end of April for an anticipated sale in the region of US $1.3 to $1.98 million for Rider and his Steed in the Desert (above). “Painted in 1872, this evocative work […]
The story behind how artist Deladier Almeida immigrated to America from São Paulo, Brazil is a lovely narrative, worth your time to read at Caldwell Snyder gallery, here. But the art he creates is inspired by much more than his change of country.
William Bouguereau’s La Jeunesse de Bacchus (The Youth of Bacchus) has been in the French painter’s Paris studio since 1884, and has previously left only three times for exhibition. Now, the painting is going to New York, to be offered by the direct descendants of Bouguereau at Sotheby’s. […]
American painter Georgia O’Keeffe, one of the most significant artists of the 20th century, is known for her boldly innovative art, some of which was inspired in Canada during a break from her husband.