The Pop Art Movement
Pop Art was born in the mid-1950s in Britain and in the late 1950s in the United States. However, it became very popular in the 1960s in New York City with artists such as Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns and Roy Lichtenstein. Inspired by the everyday, Pop Art was meant to be more relevant, more accessible […]
Photorealism is an art style that takes exceptional skill and attention to detail. In photorealist paintings or drawings, the artist studies a photograph and then aims to reproduce it as realistically as possible. This art movement began in the late 1960s and early 1970s in the United States and included painters like Richard Estes, Ralph […]
Abstract expressionism was born in the 1940s in New York City, and the art style remains adored today by both artists and art collectors. Characterized by expressive, gestural brush strokes, abstract expressionist art pieces are known for their impression of spontaneity and impulse. The Birth of a Movement After the second world war, a […]
Keep Calm and Carry On
When the chaos begins to overwhelm, look to these peaceful scenes for a window into how things once were and how we hope they will be again soon! Surely, this too shall pass. Until then, take a good look at your immediate surroundings ...