Félix Vallotton Paintings

   Félix Vallotton , Artist Profile

A detailed profile of the artist Félix Vallotton highlighting important works from the various stages in his career.
November 26, 2022 — Shopify API
Suzanne Valadon, The Blue Room

  Suzanne Valadon, Artist Profile 

Valadon differed from her female contemporaries, Berthe Morisot and Mary Cassatt, who, born into upper middle-class families were restricted in their subjects and outlook. Born to an unmarried mother and educated by street life, Valadon developed the confidence to be independent, to paint more challenging pictures. In this article we highlight some of her exceptional paintings and shine a light on Valadon's colourful life.
November 22, 2022 — Shopify API
Hudson River School Paintings

The Hudson River School Art Movement

Searching for a national style of art, the American landscape itself - large and untamed - became the focus of the Hudson River School painters. American expansion and Manifest Destiny imbued the untamed countryside with the symbolism of the country's promised prosperity and limitless resources. The terrain provided an alternative to European culture and history; it became a picturesque, patriotic, and inspirational theme. 
November 16, 2022 — Shopify API
Jean-Léon Gérôme  artist profile

  Jean-Léon Gérôme, Artist Profile

Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824 – 1904) was a French painter and sculptor in the style now known as academicism. His paintings were widely reproduced, so much so that he was arguably the world's most famous living artist by 1880. The range of his oeuvre included historical painting, Greek mythology, Orientalism, portraits, and other subjects, bringing the academic painting tradition to an artistic climax. He is considered one of the most important painters from this academic period. He was also a teacher with a long list of students.
October 25, 2022 — Shopify API
scene of paris

Images of Paris - Street Scenes

Impressionism, Symbolism, Art Nouveau, Neo-Impressionism, Divisionism, Fauvism, Cubism, Art Deco and Abstract art movements evolved in Paris. In the late 19th century and early 20th century many artists worldwide flocked to Paris to exhibit their works in the numerous salons and expositions, such as the Salon d'Automne and Salon des Indépendants, to make a name for themselves.
We have curated some of our favourite paintings of Paris from some well known artists
October 10, 2022 — Shopify API
Biblis

WILLIAM-ADOLPHE BOUGUEREAU, Artist Profile

In his own time, Bouguereau was considered to be one of the greatest painters in the world by the Academic art community, and simultaneously he was reviled by the avant-garde. He also gained wide fame in Belgium, Holland, Spain, and in the United States, and commanded high prices. Bouguereau's career was a nearly straight up ascent with hardly a setback. To many, he epitomized taste and refinement, and a respect for tradition. 
October 05, 2022 — Shopify API
Olympia

Five Shocking Paintings

Discover why these paintings were so shocking to the public and art community when they were first unveiled. Some are still shocking today while others need some explanationfor todays audience.
October 05, 2022 — Shopify API
36 views of mount fuji

36 Views of Mount Fuji

The definitive guide to the famous woodblock print series, 36 Views of Mount Fuji by Katsushika Hokusai with images and descriptions of all 46 of the extended print series.
September 25, 2022 — Shopify API
gallery wall art ideas

Gallery Wall Art Ideas

No house is complete without gallery wall art ideas nowadays, whether that's in the bedroom, living room, hallway or every single room. One of the most game-changing wall decor ideas around, displaying artwork, photographs, and prints together in unison is the perfect way to add interest to a bland or basic-looking space.
September 14, 2022 — Shopify API
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Piet Mondrian, Artist Profile

Piet Mondrian, Artist Profile

In the first decade of the 20th century, Piet Mondrian began to make a transition in his style. His works start moving towards a pointillist and cubist style, as well...
September 12, 2022 — Shopify API
Beach scene paintings and prints

Beach Scenes - Sunshine and Sea Paintings

Beach paintings have been popular with artists and their patrons for a very long time. They invariable convey a unique spirit and an intriguing subtext. Most of the really memorable...
September 09, 2022 — Shopify API
Georges Seurat - Pointillism

Pointillism, Neo-Impressionist Art Explained

Pointillism is a technique of painting in which small, distinct dots of color are applied in patterns to form an image. Georges Seurat and Paul Signac developed the technique in...
September 06, 2022 — Shopify API