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

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

My favourite paintings โค๏ธ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ

This is a list of my favourite paintings that I have been posting on this blog. These are presented in order of popularity by my visitors, hence if you want to change the position on this list you can simply visit the individual posts of each painting. I hope you enjoy it! Circles in a Circle, oil painting by Wassily Kandinsky, 1923, exhibited at Palazzo … Continue reading My favourite paintings โค๏ธ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ

Optical Art ๐Ÿ”ฒ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ

Optical Art Just after the end of WW2 Victor Vasarely started establishing a new artistic movement inspired by his influences stemming from the Abstract Expressionism and the Bauhaus style. The vibrant artistic environment in Paris at the time was the perfect background for the development of new creative outbursts. The main idea was the generation of a fluctuating and dynamic effect on a painting through … Continue reading Optical Art ๐Ÿ”ฒ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ

Paul Gauguin ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

In occasione del 172ยบ anniversario della nascita di Paul Gauguin, nato il 7 giugno 1848 Paul Gauguin ha iniziato a dipingere relativamente tardi nella sua vita, con i suoi primi dipinti risalenti al periodo in cui lavorava come agente di cambio a Parigi. Fu solo verso i trentacinque anni che decise di dedicarsi completamente alla pittura professionale, dopo una profonda crisi del suo matrimonio con … Continue reading Paul Gauguin ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

JMW Turner ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ๐ŸŽจ

Born in 1775, Joseph Mallord Wiliam Turner is the most significant and innovative English painter of his age. His evocative landscapes and marine paintings are amongst the most iconic of the Romantic period. At Tate Britain one can enjoy the largest collection of paintings and other artworks by JMW Turner, as the painter left a bequest to the United Kingdom of his huge private collection, … Continue reading JMW Turner ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ๐ŸŽจ

Philadelphia Museum of Art ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Philadelphia Museum of Art The Museum collection started in the aftermath of the celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence with the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia 1876. European and Japanese fine and decorative art objects and books for the museum’s library were among the first donations. In 1892 Anna H. Wilstach bequeathed a large painting collection, including many American paintings, and an endowment of half a million dollars for … Continue reading Philadelphia Museum of Art ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Giuseppe De Nittis ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Giuseppe De Nittis was born in Barletta, in the region of Apulia – Italy on 25 February 1846 and spent most of his prolific artistic life in Paris, where he become part of the French impressionist movement, although maintaining a clear personal style of painting, Giuseppe De Nittis was part of the Italian impressionist movement, but he was so much more than just an impressionist. … Continue reading Giuseppe De Nittis ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Pierre-Auguste Renoir ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Pierre-Auguste Renoir was the leading painter of the Impressionist movement at the end of the 1800s in France. Born in Limoges on the 25th of February 1841 in a familiy of modest means that moved to Paris, close by to the Louvre Museum, when the little Pierre-Auguste was three years old. Since very young he demonstrated artistic talent but as a singer and attracted the … Continue reading Pierre-Auguste Renoir ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Paul Gauguin ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

In celebration of Paul Gauguinโ€™s 171st anniversary of his birth, on 7 June 1848 Paul Gauguin started painting relatively late in life, with his first paintings dating to the time when he was working as a stockbroker in Paris. It was only in his mid-thirtyies that he decided to dedicate himself completely to professional painting, after a profund crisis of his marriage with Mette-Sophie Gad, … Continue reading Paul Gauguin ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง