Amedeo Modigliani ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐ŸŸก

Celebrating the 137th anniversary of Amedeo Modiglianiโ€™s birth on 12/7/1884 Born in Livorno, Italy, on 12 July 1884 Amedeo Modigliani worked as a painter and sculptor primarily in France. After spending his youth and initial artistic career between Tuscany and Venice, in 1906 Modigliani moved to Paris where he got in contact with artists of the caliber of Pablo Picasso and Constantin Brancusi. His initial … Continue reading Amedeo Modigliani ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐ŸŸก

Bridget Riley ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผโšซ๏ธ

Celebrating the 90th birthday of Bridget Riley, born on 24th April 1931 Born in Norwood, London, on 24th of April 1931, Bridget Riley is a contemporary artist who is know for her experimentation with optical art and usage of geometrical shapes and plain colours. Around 1960, she began to develop her signature style consisting of black and white geometric patterns that exploit the dynamic effects … Continue reading Bridget Riley ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผโšซ๏ธ

Wassily Kandinsky ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐ŸŸก

Born in Moscow on 18 December 1866, Wassily Kandinsky is typically credited as the founding father of abstract art. Interestingly enough, he started painting studies only at the age of 30, after an initial academic career as professor of law. At this point in his life he moved to Munich, in Germany, where he also taught at the Bauhaus school from 1922 until its closure … Continue reading Wassily Kandinsky ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐ŸŸก

Abstract composition by Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky

Composition IX, by Kandinsky ๐Ÿ”น๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง This large oil painting by Vassily Kandinsky, Composition IX, 1936, belongs to the period before WWII he spent in Paris, when his ideas about art and composition were being synthetised in his late complex artworks. Elements present in this composition can be seen in previous paintings, like Swinging. A background of broad diagonal colored stripes makes contrast to biomorphic and geometric forms that seem … Continue reading Composition IX, by Kandinsky ๐Ÿ”น๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ

Swinging, by Kandinsky ๐Ÿ”ด๐Ÿ”น๐Ÿ–Œ

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Painted by Vassily Kandinsky while in Weimar, Germany, in 1925, this oil painting makes use of geometrical shapes, various layers and contrasting colours to generate a dynamic depiction which is not strictly connected with reality. In line with one of his previous paintings, Circles in a Circle, Kandinsky pioneers abstract art and develops artistic theories that underpin his innovative approach to the expression of … Continue reading Swinging, by Kandinsky ๐Ÿ”ด๐Ÿ”น๐Ÿ–Œ

Sunset at San Vito ๐ŸŽจ๐ŸŒ…๐ŸŒค

Sunset at San Vito –ย ๐ŸŽจย digital painting realised by Enzo Martinelli with Infinite Painter for IPad with watercolour brush – An impressionistic interpretation of a sunset by the sea in Apulia ย  Tramonto aย  San Vito – ๐ŸŽจ pittura digitale realizzata da Enzo Martinelli con Infinite Painter per IPad con pennello ad acquerello – Un’interpretazione impressionistica di un tramonto sul mare in Puglia Coucher de soleil … Continue reading Sunset at San Vito ๐ŸŽจ๐ŸŒ…๐ŸŒค