The art of living artists.
Abstract Expressionism Ė Replicas & Series
Artists from the Abstract Expressionist movement were known for their 'expression of emotions'. I'll discuss the replicas of Clyfford Still and the series of Motherwell, de Kooning, and others.
Best Living Artists of Abstract & Photo Paintings
A survey by Vanity Fair searching for only 6 of the greatest living artists falls short of all the artists whose work we know and love. Iíll discuss Gerhard Richter, Frank Stella, Cindy Sherman and others.
Contemporary Artists - Wanted Dead or Alive
You might think this a paradox - as 'contemporary' constitutes 'today'; au contraire, curators have been displaying work by living contemporary artists alongside their dead comrades. Iíll examine the possible reasons.
Contemporary Artists Koons & Perucchetti
Jeff Koons has become a household name Ė best known for 'Balloon Dog' and other animal figures. Mauro Perucchetti is an Italian born artist who created the 'Jelly Baby' series and addresses social and political issues. Iíll discuss works by both Pop artists.
Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture in NYC
Public art is bountiful in New York City where the art scene flourishes. Iíll discuss some familiar and maybe not so familiar works of outdoor permanent & temporary sculpture in the 'city that never sleeps.'
Minimalism & Related Art Movements
Defined as an art movement from the 1960s -70s, Minimalism was a reaction to Abstract Expressionism. I will discuss artists who contributed to this genre: Cy Twombly, Agnes Martin and others.
Minimalism in Art Ė When Less is More
Minimal art began post WWII (1960s-70s) in reaction to Abstract Expressionism. Iíll discuss monochrome paintings by Robert Ryman. Also, a comparison between minimalist Frank Stella & abstract expressionist Jackson Pollack.
Monochrome Ė The Study of Black or White in Art
Monochromatic paintings consist of one color or hue. Although its artistic style is so 20th & 21st century, its origin began much earlier. I will discuss its beginnings and those artists we have learned to love.
Photography Ė Portraits, Selfies & Twins
The art world may boast a proliferation of photographers, but only the bravest and boldest stand out. Iíll discuss Diane Arbus, Cindy Sherman, and Vivien Maier.
Sylvester Stallone Exhibits Paintings in Russia Art Appreciation Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Art Appreciation Site Map
Sylvester Stallone is an action hero who is hard to dislike. The exhibit includes his abstract paintings, photos, and self portraits. Iíll discuss this popular actorís art exhibit in Saint Petersburg,Russia.
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