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Apr 3, 2014
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3. Autumn in Murnau, 1908

An expresionistic landscape, which already marked the slow transition into abstraction.

Wassily Kandinsky was a Russian painter and art theorist and one of the most important figures in the development of modern art. He was the one who freed painting from restraints of representation and thus set the foundation for the evolution of abstraction. His impact on the art world was immense and it altered the way painting is perceived for good. His work was founded on solid philosophical grounds, as it persistently progressed into a synthetic painterly vision.
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Mar 31, 2014
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Captivating Human Body Painting By Chadwick And Spector

Living on the verge of art, body paint has always been a provocative trait characteristic of either indigenous cultures or the fashion world. As time goes by, body painting is becoming increasingly popular and used in various commercial and mainstream activities. The art of body painting has diversified so much, as to have its own sub-categories, ranging over traditional body painting, fashion body painting, fine body painting and even graffiti on body. The shared trait of all body painting styles is that they use body as canvas, emphasizing the transforming potential of the human skin.
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Mar 26, 2014
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Portrait of Jaroslava, 1925

Portrait of Mucha’s daughter, Jaroslava. He painted his children, particularly Jaroslava often, using her as the model for Slavic girl.

Alphonse Mucha was one of the crucial figures in the Art Nouveau movement, and he left a wonderful legacy in the form of highly aestheticized prints, drawings and paintings. He is celebrated as a virtuoso draughtsman, talented designer and a romantic painter inspirited with his Slavic roots and heritage. His works circulate the present market in the form of frequently reproduced posters, cards and other paperware because of their timeless vogue.
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Mar 22, 2014
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Boy and Girl gazing at the Moon, 1926
A romantic and iconic representation of two kids in love, looking into the moon. This is a typical early Norman Rockwell work, filled with sentimental idealism, illustrative and maybe even borderline kitschy.
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Mar 21, 2014
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Igor Mudrov is a Russia painter who currently lives in USA. Igor created a series of oil on canvas paintings depicting beauty of a particular subject – people walking in the rain. His work is rendered in abstract stye, evoking further amazing imagination.
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Mar 9, 2014
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Boy with a Pipe – Garçon à la Pipe, 1905

An early Picasso’s painting, designated to his Rose period. He painted this work soon after he came to Paris, showing a boy holding a pipe and wearing a wreath of flowers.

Pablo Picasso is so famous today , that he often serves as a synonym for the best artist there can possibly be. He was definitely a rare genius, and one of the most important figures in the development of the 20th century art. Due to his daring and innovative artistic endeavors, this Spaniard rose to world fame before the age of 50, becoming the single most revered artist in the western hemisphere.
His unique style and a divine gift made Picasso a figure who had the greatest and the most significant influence on the modern art evolution and the art world.
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Mar 5, 2014
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Salvador Dali – The Persistence of Memory, 1931

Perhaps the most iconic Salvador Dali Surrealistic painting of all, it embodies the duality of softness and hardness, symbolizing the relativity of space and time, largely leaning onto Einstein’s Theory of Relativity in essence, although Dali has revoked the Camembert cheese melting in the sun when talking about this piece.
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Feb 24, 2014
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A Pair of Shoes, 1886

Rugged pair of peasant boots stirred up the spirits long after Van Gogh passed away. An obvious theme inspired by the social context of his previous work, but were these really shoes of the artist? Even if not, they do stand as a symbol for his excruciating life path.
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