Most Influential

7 JANUARY 2016

Zinaida Yavgenyevna Serebryakova

Zinaida Yavgenyevna Serebryakova (1884-1967) Zinaida Serebryakova was born on the estate of Neskuchnoye near Kharkov. Her father, Yevgeny Lansere, was a well-known sculptor, and her mother, who was related to Alexander Benois, was good at drawing. One of Zinaida’s brothers, Nikolai, was a talented architect, and her other brother, Yevgeny Lansere, had an important place […]

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7 JANUARY 2016

The Art Of The Jewel

The Art Of The Jewel 2 Designers: Michele Della Valle & David Webb Aquamarine and diamond brooch, Michele della Valle. In the form of a feather, set with brilliant-cut diamonds, accented with cushion-shaped aquamarines, signed della Valle, maker’s mark, pouch and fitted case by Michele della Valle. MICHELE DELLA VALLE. Beautiful Floral Jewels “It began as a game […]

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5 JANUARY 2016

MICHAL NA’AMAN

MICHAL NA’AMAN Michal Na’aman, is a Israeli painter. From the point of view of values, her work is characterized as conceptual art and deals with such subjects as the limitations of language and sight, the possibilities for expression, and gender issues. Using the techniques of collage, Na’aman has created works that examine the visual way […]

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5 JANUARY 2016

Alex Colville

Alex Colville Behind his words, as behind his art, you can sense elaborate webs of thought. And, also like his paintings, he stands quite alone, beyond category. It’s impossible to speak with him for a few hours without feeling his powerful sense of self. He is, it seems, a free man. —Robert Fulford, Regarding Alex […]

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5 JANUARY 2016

Abel Pann

Abel Pann (Latvian-Israeli. 1883 – 1963) Abel Pann was an Israeli visual artist who was born in 1883. Abel Pann has had several gallery and museum exhibitions, including at the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaisme. Numerous works by the artist have been sold at auction, including ‘Shepherdess’ sold at Matsart Auctioneers & Appraisers ‘Israeli […]

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5 JANUARY 2016

Tamara De Lempicka

Tamara De Lempicka Among a hundred paintings, you could recognize mine, my goal was: “Do not copy. Create a new style, …colors light and bright,  return to elegance in my models.” When someone mentions the Roaring Twenties, it conjures up the Jazz Age, flappers, Prohibition, the Charleston, gangsters, The Great Gatsby, Mary Pickford, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. […]

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5 JANUARY 2016

MENASHE KADISHMAN

MENASHE KADISHMAN (August 21, 1932 – May 8, 2015) Menashe Kadishman was one of Israe’s most celebrated artists, whose works enjoyed an excellent international reputation. Exhibitions in his homeland, in the United States, in many European countries and recently also in Japan, China and Thailand have been showing his opus time and again and convincingly […]

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5 JANUARY 2016

N.C. Wyeth

N.C. Wyeth (1882-1945) One of the most successful illustrators of all time, Newell Convers Wyeth studied under Howard Pyle between 1902-1904 in Chadds Ford. Perhaps more than any other student, he took Pyle’s dictates completely to heart. He is the preeminent example of the results of Pyle’s teachings, following every precept religiously. During his career, […]

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5 JANUARY 2016

Felix Vallotton

Felix Vallotton Swiss Painter 1865 AD – 1925 AD Félix Edouard Vallotton (December 28, 1865 – December 29, 1925) was a Swiss/French painter and printmaker associated with Les Nabis. He was an important figure in the development of the modern woodcut. Born in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1865 and obtaining French citizenship in 1900, Vallotton drew his […]

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5 JANUARY 2016

ADÈLE BLAIS

ADÈLE BLAIS Adèle Blais painting is her quest,  a venue for personal growth She uses it to express her daily life, her relationships. “When I paint, the canvas becomes the backdrop of my play. Like a sponge, I’ve absorbed the actors’ stories, the events in my life and I render them in my way.” Her […]

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