Natalia Goncharova was only 32 in 1913 when she established herself as the leader of the Russian avant-garde movement with a major Moscow exhibition. She then moved to France where she designed costumes and backdrops for Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballet Russes. She lived in Paris for the rest of […]
Celebrated German artist Gerhard Richter began painting over photographs in the mid-1980s, blurring the images as though seen through a camera lens or smudged with squeegees while the paint is still wet.
This recent acquisition by the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) is by the late Remedios Varo (1908-1963), a surrealist worth knowing. Raised by a Catholic mother and an atheist engineer father, these two forces — the spiritual and scientific — heavily influenced Varo’s artistic career.
Kehinde Wiley, Barack Obama’s official portrait artist, is in Paris with a new series of paintings and a video-installation based on his time spent this past year in Tahiti.
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.