Thursday, July 14, 2016

Art Experts Reviews Steps to Authentication

We've been posting a series of videos that review the steps taken in a basic painting authentication:

https://vimeo.com/artexpertsreviews


Art Experts Reviews Yola Site

Another home away from home on the web:

artexpertsincreviews.yolasite.com/

Dacota Black quote

Art is the rebellion against conformity. Expression is the opposite of conformity, so expression is art. Which leads to the fact that any time someone does something that expresses who they are, it is art. Emotion, speaking style, everything.
-Dacota Black


Kate Messner quote

But you're an artist. you should know there's more to a story than the part happening right now.
-Kate Messner

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Christina Daley Quote

Art shows what's inside. And that's scary. Showing my paintings would be like...like cutting my arm open in front of a crowd and showing them what color I bleed.

- Christina Daley

Samuel Butler quote

Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.
- Samuel Butler


Friday, July 1, 2016

Paul Gauguin quote

Beautiful colors exist, though we do not realize it, and are glimpsed behind the veil that modesty has drawn over them.
-Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin Quote

Is there a recipe for making beauty? The schools give recipes, but they do not beget works that make people exclaim: " How beautiful that is!
- Paul Gauguin

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Kevin Wilson Quote

They stood, a family, and walked out of the mall, into the sunlight, seeking to rearrange the shape of their surroundings, to blow something up and watch all the tiny pieces resettle around them like falling snow.
- Kevin Wilson, The Family Fang

Vincent van Gogh Quote

..it has always been so much my desire to paint for those who don’t know the artistic side of a painting.
- Vincent van Gogh

Monday, June 13, 2016

Anguissola biography

Sofonisba Anguissola is historically the first female to ever gain international recognition as a painter. Certainly she was not the first female to ever pick up a paint brush, but during the Renaissance era, she was the first to break through into a profession then dominated by men and became a noted and respected artist.  Read more at the link below:
 
Anguissola Biography

Anguissola, Self-Portrait

Anguissola, Self-Portrait of the Artist at her Easel

Anguissola Self-Portrait

Anguissola Self-Portrait

Sunday, May 8, 2016

van Gogh letter

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I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.
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I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.
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I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.
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I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.
Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/v/vincent_van_gogh.html
I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.
Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/v/vincent_van_gogh.html
I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.
Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/v/vincent_van_gogh.html

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Diego Rivera Quote

If I ever loved a woman, the more I loved her, the more I wanted to hurt her. Frida was only the most obvious victim of this disgusting trait.
- Diego Rivera
July 13, 1954 was the most tragic day of my life. I had lost my beloved Frida forever. To late now I realized that the most wonderful part of my life had been my love for Frida.
-Diego Rivera

Saturday, April 16, 2016



Caravaggio, Narcissus, ca. 1599-1600, oil on canvas, 112 x 92 cm, Galleria Nazionale d'Art Antica, Palazzo Barberini, Rome

Frida Kahlo quote

They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn't. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.
-Frida Kahlo