The top 10 most popular art posts in 2022

Below are the links to the top 10 art posts for 2022 on this blog. These are the posts with the highest number of views throughout the year presented in descending order. There are some painting posts that have become increasingly popular even if these have been published years ago now. Amongst the painterโ€™s profiles Vincent Van Gogh is always a popular choice. Continue reading The top 10 most popular art posts in 2022

Pablo Picasso ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Celebrating the 141st anniversary of Pablo Picassoโ€™s birth, born on 25th October 1881 Born in Malaga, Spain, on October 25, 1881, Pablo Picasso is surely one of the most inferential artists of the 20th century. A crucial link between nineteenth-century tradition and contemporary art, Picasso was an innovative and multifaceted artist, who left an indelible mark on the history of art for being the founder, … Continue reading Pablo Picasso ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Salvador Dali ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

Celebrating the 118th anniversary of the birth of Salvador Dali Salvador Dali is one of the most famous surrealist painters in history. He was a Spanish painter and graphic artist who was born in 1904 and died in 1989. The surrealist movement emerged from the Dadaism of France, but it is more closely aligned with the tradition of European Symbolism. It is a type of … Continue reading Salvador Dali ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

Victor Vasarely ๐Ÿ”ณ๐Ÿ”ฒโ—ผ๏ธ

Celebrating Vasarelyโ€™s 120th anniversary Victor Vasarely was the founder of the Op art movement, developed in the 60s and 70s and, together with Bridget Riley, its main exponent. Born in Pecs, Hungary, on 9 April of 1902 Vasarely sorted his artistic activity in Budapest and then moved to Paris in 1930 and then was naturalised French. Just after the end of WW2 Victor Vasarely started … Continue reading Victor Vasarely ๐Ÿ”ณ๐Ÿ”ฒโ—ผ๏ธ

Georges Seurat ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽจ

Celebrating the 162nd anniversary of Georges Seuratโ€™s birth Born in Paris on the 2nd of December 1859, Georges Seurat is best known as a post-impressionist painter who devised a new painting technique based on the human perception of colours. Seurat departed from the artistic approach of his contemporaries inventing a new painting technique that consisted in applying a moltitudine of little dots of painting on … Continue reading Georges Seurat ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽจ

Alfred Sisley ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Celebrating the 182nd anniversary of Alfred Sisleyโ€™s birth Born to affluent British parents in Paris in 1839 Alfred Sisley embraced totally the artistic influence of the Impressionist movement and dedicated most of his art to landscape painting. He lived most of his life in France although he kept his British citizenship and spent some periods in England. Because of his very strong connections with the … Continue reading Alfred Sisley ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

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

JMW Turner ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น

Celebrando o 246ยบ aniversรกrio de seu nascimento em 1775 Nascido em 1775, Joseph Mallord Wiliam Turner รฉ o pintor inglรชs mais significativo e inovador de sua รฉpoca. Suas paisagens evocativas e pinturas marinhas estรฃo entre as mais icรดnicas do perรญodo romรขntico. Na Tate Britain, pode-se apreciar a maior coleรงรฃo de pinturas e outras obras de JMW Turner, jรก que o pintor deixou um legado ao … Continue reading JMW Turner ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น

Vincent Van Gogh ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Celebrating Vincent Van Goghโ€™s 168th anniversary In the first part of his life Van Gogh was not a painter but an art dealer and preacher who lived between the Netherlands, France and Great Britain. Born in North Brabant in March 1853, in the last 10 years of his life alone he was a full-time painter, producing over 900 paintings but, probably well ahead of his … Continue reading Vincent Van Gogh ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง