Posted by admin on December 15th, 2014 at 2:35 pm
Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky (16 December 1866 – 13 December 1944) was an influential Russian painter and art theorist. He is credited with painting the first purely abstract works.
Read below some of the Quotes of Wassily Kandinsky.
Color is a power which directly influences the soul.
The artist must train not only his eye but also his soul.
There is no must in art because art is free.
To create a work of art is to create the world.
Posted by admin on May 3rd, 2014 at 4:40 pm
Pablo Ruiz y Picasso ( 25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973), was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France.
As one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso is known for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of constructed sculpture, the co-invention of collage, and for the wide variety of styles that he helped develop and explore.
Read below some inspirin...
Posted by admin on April 30th, 2014 at 7:25 am
Robert Norman "Bob" Ross (October 29, 1942 – July 4, 1995) was an American painter and television host.
With his calm, patient nature, Bob Ross came to prominence as the creator and host of The Joy of Painting, a long-running television program on public broadcast stations in the United States.
Ross died of lymphoma at the age of 52. Read below the Quotes of Bob Ross.
Talent is a pursued interest. Anything that you're willing to practice, you can do.
We don't make mistakes, just happ...
Posted by admin on March 25th, 2014 at 2:42 pm
Robert Nesta Marley OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter who achieved international fame through a series of crossover reggae albums.
Starting out in 1963 with the group the Wailers, he forged a distinctive songwriting and vocal style that would later resonate with audiences worldwide.
Bob Marley was a committed Rastafarian who infused his music with a profound sense of spirituality.
Read below the Quotes of Bob Marley.
One good thing about music, when...
Posted by admin on October 22nd, 2013 at 11:29 am
George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, later George Gordon Noel, 6th Baron Byron, FRS, commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Among Byron's best-known works are the lengthy narrative poems Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and the short lyric "She Walks in Beauty." He is regarded as one of the greatest British poets and remains widely read and influential.
Born: January 22, 1788, London Borough of Harrow, London, United Kin...
Posted by admin on September 14th, 2013 at 12:05 pm
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519, Old Style) was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer.
Leonardo has often been described as the archetype of the Renaissance Man, a man of "unquenchable curiosity" and "feverishly inventive imagination".
Leonardo da Vinci is widely considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time and perhap...
Posted by admin on November 12th, 2012 at 5:08 am
François-Auguste-René Rodin, known as Auguste Rodin, was a French sculptor. Although Rodin is generally considered the progenitor of modern sculpture, he did not set out to rebel against the past.
Born: November 12, 1840, Paris
Died: November 17, 1917, Meudon
Rodin's The Thinker is among the most recognized works in all of sculpture.
Work lovingly done is the secret of all order and all happiness.
Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
To the artist there ...
Posted by admin on September 12th, 2012 at 3:27 pm
Clara Schumann was a German musician and composer, considered one of the most distinguished pianists of the Romantic era.
Born: September 13, 1819, Leipzig
Died: May 20, 1896, Frankfurt
Spouse: Robert Alexander Schumann
There is nothing greater than the joy of composing something oneself and then listening to it.
Every man has his faults; I have and so have you - you will allow me to say so!
I cannot be so bad when everybody is so fond of me.
If I have known much trouble in my youth, I ...
Posted by admin on May 4th, 2012 at 8:33 am
Keith Allen Haring (May 4, 1958 – February 16, 1990) was an artist and social activist whose work responded to the New York City street culture of the 1980s by expressing concepts of birth, death, sexuality and war.
Haring's work was often heavily political and his imagery has become a widely recognized visual language of the 20th century.
Art should be something that liberates your soul, provokes the imagination and encourages people to go further.
Drawing is still basically th...
Posted by admin on April 14th, 2012 at 1:52 am
Robert Doisneau ( 14 April 1912 – 1 April 1994) was a French photographer. In the 1930s he used a Leica on the streets of Paris.
He and Henri Cartier-Bresson were pioneers of photojournalism.
He is renowned for his 1950 image Le baiser de l'hôtel de ville (Kiss by the Town Hall), a photograph of a couple kissing in the busy streets of Paris. Doisneau was appointed a Chevalier (Knight) of the Legion of Honour in 1984.
The marvels of daily life are so exciting; no movie director can arra...