“Art, to me, is the interpretation of the impression which nature makes upon the eye and brain.” Childe Hassam October 17, 1859 – August 27, 1935 American Impressionist Painter, noted for his urban and coastal scenes.
“I create the painting in my mind, color gives me inspiration, passion is very important, so I am looking for radiance, with all my soul.” Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) French Rococo Painter
Han van Meegeren (1889 – 1947) Dutch painter and portraitist, who is reputed to be one of the most resourceful art forgers of the 20th century.
Happy Birthday to the artist and illustrator who gave us the magnificent illustrations for the novels of Edgar Rice Burroughs – Tarzan and John Carter of Mars
Happy Birthday, Thomas Nast (September 27, 1840 -December 7, 1902) German-born American Caricaturist and Editorial Cartoonist, considered to be the “Father of the American Cartoon.”
I think most artists create out of despair. The very nature of creation is not a performing glory on the outside, it’s a painful, difficult search within.” Louise Berliawsky Nevelson