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Eve Leader, Canadian Artist Extraordinaire

Represented (currently) by Granville Fine Art gallery, Contemporary artist Eve Leader has stood her ground on the Canadian passage of change toward truly innovative art.  Canadian art has been so long synonym with either Aboriginal Art or

Georgia ‘O Keeffe

  Georgia ‘O Keeffe (1887-1986)   sample work Bella Donna, 1939; oil on canvas; private collection, loan to ‘O Keeffe museum   Representing the flower ‘Nobody sees a flower, really, it is so small. we haven’t time – and to see takes time like to have a friend takes time. if i could paint the […]

What’s Happening in the Artworld in Europe :: 2009

Guide to Current & Upcoming Museum Shows, Exhibits & Art Fairs What’s hot in Europe ATHENS, GREECE :: Gagosian Gallery:: Cy Twombly till 31 October With double-header shows, eight new bronze sculptures in New York and new paintings in Athens, Twombly is in top form. The painting exhibition in Athens inaugurates the latest Gagosian Gallery. […]

Modern Art of Jim Dine Goes Beyond Hearts and Bathrobes

4-part biography of Artist Jim Dine. Well-known living American Artist Jim Dine (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1935-) is often associated with pop art, however he seems to operate in a field of his own. While pop art reflects society’s consumerism, media and obsessions, Jim Dine instead displays the autobiographical. “Dine has often been out-of-step with the major […]

Gerhard Richter ‘Abstract Paintings’ on Show in Europe

Gerhard Richter Concurrent Art Shows 2009 The Abstract Art of Gerhard Richter (1932-, Dresden) is currently on show everywhere in Europe, it seems: * Richter en France, Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France March 07 2009 – June 01 2009 * Gerhard Richter. Abstract Paintings, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany February 27 2009 – May 17 […]

50 Years of Abstract Art by Frank Stella: 50’s & 60’s

The American Minimalist Painter, Print-maker and Sculptor Frank Stella will be 73 this Spring, and he still seems to be full of life. “I don’t like to say I have given my life to art. I prefer to say art has given me my life.” artist Frank Stella once said. LEARN MORE ABOUT Black PaintingsRobert […]

Did Anybody Really Know Pop Artist Andy Warhol?

Did Anybody Really Know Pop Artist Andy Warhol? American painter Andy Warhol was a central figure in the Pop Art movement. His work was reactionary to the prior Abstract Expressionists. He realized a level of notoriety normally reserved for Hollywood stars, and has been a major influence on other artists then and now. NYC Street […]

Gen Art Vanguard New Contemporary Art Fair

The Gen Art Vanguard ‘New Contemporary’ Artfair, coinciding with Art Basel Miami, will be the scene for some interesting art happenings. We’ll see if it’s art or if it’s art tomorrow, when FAGE Total Greek yogurt will unveil three one-of-a-kind FAGE-inspired contemporary art works at the First Annual “Gen Art Vanguard New Contemporary Art Fair” […]

Pop Artist Peter Max

Pop Artist Peter Max, like his contemporary Andy Warhol, had his artistic way with iconic figures. While Andy Warhol captured Marilyn and Liz in Day-Glo glory, Peter Max caught the visages of the Statue of Liberty, the Mona Lisa and George Washington in vibrant Technicolor. They both took a turn with Mick Jagger. But Max […]

Piet Mondrian’s Abstract Art

Piet Mondrian was an influential Dutch Abstract painter of the first half of the 20th Century. When standing in front of one of Mondrian’s later artwork of the 1920s, you might think that his work is derived from a strict ordering of geometric shapes & lines and a scientific balance of colors. Instead, what is […]