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07/03: LOOKING FOR MISSING PIECES
URGENTLY LOOKING FOR THE FOLLOWING MISSING PIECES SINCE FEBRUARY 3, 20161) Fauve pa...
05/01: MR ROBINSON'S DEC 6, 2014 FORGOTTEN RAMPAGE
On December 6, 2014 Mr David Robinson of Pacific Grove (CA) visited the Au Temps Jadis ...
02/03: DICTIONARY OF JEWISH ARTISTS OF ALL TIMES
Seeking a well-established U.S or U.K publisher for the first-ever English ed...
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A BRIEF HISTORY OF JEWISH ART
The seemingly effortless process by which a suitable title is selected for an encyclopedia such as this became exponentially more complex and difficult as I explored the available options and heard the mounting arguments from all sides. Finding the right mix of words was crucial. After pondering the subject for several months in an effort to arrive at the best possible title, I finally opted for “Around Jewish Art.”
THE SCHOOL OF BARBIZON by Adrian Darmon
Some 40 miles away from Paris, Barbizon, a small hamlet of farmers and coal traders bordering the Fontenaibleau forest, became the birthplace of a new form of art: landscape painting.
THE MAGIC WORLD OF STILLIFES
Still-lives paintings became much popular throughout continental Europe during the 17th Century as they represented beauty and religious symbols altogether, meaning that their owners could admire and interpret them at the same time
ARTCULT'S SUMMER SELECTION OF OLD MASTER DRAWINGS
We have chosen some of the best old master drawings sold over the past 17 years simply for your pleasure and also to give you a hint about the styles of the works by the artists we selected
AMERICANS PAINTERS IN FRANCE
Many American artists studied and worked in Paris during the 19th and 20th centuries. Here is an exhaustive list of the best-known engravers, draughtsmen, painters and sculptors who crossed the Atlantic sea in the hope of reaching fame.
A SELECTION OF NUDE PAINTINGS (1850-1950)
Nude paintings were much popular during the 19th century notably in France where painters such as François Boucher and Jean-Honoré Fragonard produced some spectacular erotic works showing naked women in lustful postures only to be surpassed by Francisco Goya whose «Maja desnuda» appeared to be quite pornographic in the eyes of his contemporaries.
SEX IN ART
Sex in art was a theme much used during Greek and Roman times when taboos had almost no borders. Painters and sculptors then felt free to express their talents in order to create incredible works...
ART OF AUSTRALIA
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