Paint laid on thick, colors popping off the page, and unnatural hues – fauvism and expressionism are two of the movements that brought these characteristics to life. So, what’s the difference between them, if they can be described in the same way?
Known lovingly as the Mother of American Modernism, Georgia O’Keefe was innovative and unparalleled. She challenged the boundaries of traditional American style, combining abstraction with realist representation.
It’s interesting to consider that much of the world’s masterpieces aren’t all displayed at the biggest museums or public spaces. Instead, they’re bought and sold by a select few billionaires and reside in their private art collections.
Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) started with Impressionism but ventured into Primitivism, Symbolism, and led the way for Fauvism. His various styles, eccentric lifestyle, and noteworthy body of work makes Gauguin a memorable character in art history.
Did you know that before the 1940s-ad campaign “A Diamond is Forever” for De Beers diamonds, proposing marriage with a precious stone wasn’t much of a thing? Especially not with a diamond engagement ring.