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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Vincenzo Migliaro (Italian, 1858-1938)

 Pacha study of a Tiger
Der kleine Markt

JUSTYNA KOPANIA


"My name is Justyna Kopania. I am a painter. Art is my asylum, life, poetry, music, the best cigar, tasty strong tea, everything.My Art reflects the world I perceive with all mysenses; people I meet and love; nature I admire,and all the things that affect the way I am.The Man is my main inspiration and This Man is the principal topic of my project. I am focusing on Their psyche, attitudes, as well as Their appearance, manners and all the complex processes that take place both outside and inside the Man.I cannot imagine existing without my art, my paintings, my inspirations – it is, and will be, an intrinsic part of my life. I prefer oil painting on huge canvases. People from all around Europe findthe pieces of their selves in my works and are impressed with the sincerity and truth expressed through them.In my studio - work - I painta few, sometimes several hours a day. This is typical painting - easel, oil, structural. Paintings are "fleshy." Paint requires both painting, as well as brushes - and I do not regret the paint. Paintings are painted this way - creates a kind of reliefs. Paintings are painted in a sort of style, original ... - Inspired by certain passages of whatI see, and stay in my memory. Paitings are entirely painted by hand. I always try to give the climate the moment that stuck in my memory." - Justyna Kopania



Saturday, November 19, 2016

Everett Shinn (American, 1876-1953)


Everett Shinn (1876-1953) was a painter, muralist, illustrator, and theatrical scene designer who worked primarily in New York City. Shinn was a member of "The Eight," a group of painters known for their realistic portrayal of American urban life.
 Window Shopping
 The White Ballet

Artist-illustrator Vladislav Erko


Romeo and Juliet. by Illustrated Beautifully

 Vladislav Erko is a famous artist-illustrator, he's from Kiev, Ukraine.Vladislav Erko was born in Kiev in 1962. Paulo Coelho thinks this person does the best pictures in the world to his works. He is loved by children. "Fairy Tales of Foggy Albion"– illustrated by him are published in 20 countries. His illustration of "Harry Portter" was recognized as one of the fifth best in the world by the studio Warner Brothers.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Leopold Schmutzler (Austrian, 1864-1941)


By the turn of the century, Schmutzler had become one of the busiest portrait painters in Munich. He received important commissions from the Bavarian Royal Family, but also portrayed dancers and other popular performers. In this genre work, the many dancers, wearing their finest clothing, are having a fine time at the ball.

Enjoying a Dance

Victoria Dubourg or Victoria Fantin-Latour (French flower painter)


Dubourg was born in Paris and trained with Fanny Chéron, copying old masters such as Willem Kalf in the Louvre. There she met the painter Henri Fantin-Latour, whom she married in 1876. She collaborated with him on floral paintings, but also produced works under her own name that she signed "V Dubourg". Her painting A Basket of Flowers was included in the 1905 book Women Painters of the World.


Monday, February 15, 2016

Vida Gabor (Hungarian, 1937-1999)


His mother was an opera singer and a member of the royal Hungarian opera, his father was an architect. In 1945 Vida Gabor visited the catholic piarist grammar school until it became socialised.
Stargazers in Paris
 In 1947 his parents noticed that Vida Gabor was able to play back exactly classical music on the flute just based on hearing. He was celebrated as a wunderkind and was admitted to the “Ferenc Liszt music academy”. There he was a student of Professor Ferenc Hochstrasser. At the same time he visited the music grammar school in Budapest where he graduated. In 1950 he began to paint autodidactic pictures with water- and oil colours. He gave many concerts as the soloist in the Budapest philharmonic orchestra in Hungary and in numerous European cities. Parallel to that he worked on many orders for paintings. In 1961 Vida Gabor quitted his professorship for flute, which he had done for 16 years.
 In the workshop of woodcarver
The disappointing school report

Charles-Alexandre Coessin De La Fosse (French, 1829-1910)

 Confidential Conversation
 De La Fosse 
 L'Ecuyere de Cirque