Art Reflections

Feel Good Art: Children at Play

Art is supposed to connect with an emotion in its audience....

The Top 10 Oil Paintings of 2017 Revealed

As the year draws to a close, it is a good...

Camille Doncieux, Muse to a Master

Camille Doncieux was Claude Monet’s first wife. They met while he...

The 10 Most Popular Gift Paintings

As the holidays approach, finding the right gift for the people...

The Death of Marat: the Story Behind David’s Gruesome Masterpiece

Jacques Louis David (1748-1825) is often considered the most notable French...

Hopperesque: A Loud Silence

“If you could say it in words there would be no...

Degas and Cassatt: Friendship in Art

Edgar Degas is considered one of the founding members of the...

Cashing in on Klimt

Gustav Klimt is breaking sales records once again, according to numerous...

Abstract Expressionism: Why don’t I “get” abstract art?

What is abstract art? What is the point of it? Many...

Happy Birthday, Gustav Klimt!

Even 154 years after his birth, Klimt's uniquely decadent artwork remains...

2014 Art Year in Review – Summary of the Great Art Related Moments of 2014

It’s a new year! That means it’s time to look back...

Top Seven Bed Scenes in Art History

The bed. It’s where you rest, rejuvenate and sometimes feel most...

Forever Art – Masterpieces Remade from Canvas to Flesh

Tattooing has been practiced for about 5000 years in many cultures...

Ekphrasis: How Poetry Responds To Artwork

Ekphrasis is a western poetic form used to describe artwork, capturing...

20 Inspiring Quotes from the Great Artists of the Past

Everyone seeks advice. Artists have a tendency to always second guess...

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer: The Klimt Femme-Fatale

Adele Bloch-Bauer was a woman who lived beyond the constraints of...

Art Date 101: A Guide To Help You Mingle and Talk Art on a Date Part 4

By now, you’re probably at the dinner party of the artist...

Art Date 101: A Guide To Help You Mingle and Talk Art on a Date Part 3

There is is a type of flow that goes with getting...

Art Date 101: A Guide to Help You Mingle and Talk Art on a Date Part 2

Gallery openings and museums have become a popular first date for...

Art Date 101: A Guide to Help You Mingle and Talk Art on a Date Part 1

You know the drill... you're at a cocktail party or a...

Four Master Artists Talk Art and Why They Paint

When the viewer considers a famous work of art the artist...

Red Enlivens: From Stop Signs to Spring

The seeds of spring are starting to flower. The daffodils have...

The Fallacy of Modern Art

The word “modern” is defined “pertaining to present or recent times”....

Artistic Visions as Venus Transits Across the Face of the Sun

On June 5th, an event occurred that won’t happen again for...