ART: Artists, Art Trivia, Art Legends
From the 2014 A to Z Blog Challenge

A glimpse of the ART world, in the manner of an alphabetical mini-art tour. ART focuses on artists and art movements between the 1850's-1960's, with a few exceptions. From A to Z, here is a compact collection of posts on Art, with additional information that might interest you. 

Enjoy the ART tour!

Café du Dome, Paris, by unknown artist, WC


A - Apollinaire, Guillaume  - Art Critic, French poet and Writer

B - Braque, Georges  French artist, cubism

C - Cezanne and  Cubism, French, Post-Impressionist

D - Delacroix, Eugene, French, leader of the French Romantics 

Liberty Leading the People, Eugène Delacroix, Louvre,  PD*-WC

E - Emily Carr, Canadian painter, post-Impressionist,

F - Fauvists and Marc Chagall - French, Surrealism, Fauvism

G - Gauguin, Paul - French, Post-Impressionist

HHenri Matisse, French, Fauvist Painter

I - Ingres, Jean-Auguste-Dominique - French, portraits
J - Jongkind, Johan - Dutch Painter, seascapes

The Seine and Notre-Dame in Paris, 1864, J. Jongkind, Musee d'Orsay

K - Klee, Paul - German-Swiss, Cubist

L - Lichtenstein, Roy Fox - American, POP artist
M - Magritte, Rene  -  French, Surrealist

N - Nouvelle Athenes - meeting place for artists and writers in Paris

Café de la Nouvelle Athènes, Paris, before

O - Oppenheim, Meret - Surrealist, German-Swiss

P - Picasso, Pablo - Spanish, Cubist painter, Sculptor

Q - (Quick Guide to) Painters in Paris

R - Rembrandt, the Great - Dutch master of light/shadow

S - Sargent, John Singer - American in France

John Singer Sargent, in his studio with the Portrait of Madame X, c.1884, PD-WC

T - Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri, French, post-Impressionist painter, illustrator

U - Utrillo, Maurice French, Montmartre artist

V - Van Gogh, Vincent, French painter, Post-Impressionist

Vincent Van Gogh, by Paul Gauguin-WC

W - Warhol, Andy - American, POP artist

X - Xavery, Jan Baptist - Dutch, Sculptor

Y - Yamato-e -  Japanese, a classical style of painting

Z - Zadkine, Valentine Prax - French Painter and wife of Ossip Zadkine


A to Z Blog Challenge 2014 Team and the originator: Lee, of Tossing it Out. Check the website if you want to participate next year.

Last updated: May 3, 2014