Go West, Young Man (or Young Woman)

Go West, Young Man (or Young Woman)

We are not saying who, but some of our fathers are movie lovers, with an emphasis on Westerns. Some of our dad are into The Duke, and walk around saying things like, “Come on over here, Pilgrim, and have something to eat.” We also have the Clint Eastwood loving...
Labor Babe

Labor Babe

It seems that the summer was just here, and we were happily playing at the lake or the beach. However, there are signs all around us that summer is coming to an end. Children are preparing to go back to school, or they are already there. The weather is cooler – wait –...
Why Not Nude?

Why Not Nude?

Although it may be impolite to say so in certain company, people have been nude for quite a while. We come into the world nude, and sometimes, we leave the world nude as well. While in many areas, nudity is seen as an embarrassment or a way to shock the public, there...
Artist Profile: Carol Leigh

Artist Profile: Carol Leigh

It is always interesting to us when we look at some of the artworks we have here at Fine Art America the creativity and diversity of our wonderful artists. They make the world more beautiful each and every day through their creations. Maybe that’s why we like talking...
Fine Art Picks: Jackson Pollack

Fine Art Picks: Jackson Pollack

Jackson Pollack was a well-known abstract artist from the United States. He is famous for his “drip paintings”, which were made from 1947 to 1950. He was not well known until his works were displayed in Life magazine in 1949. It was not long after that Pollack...
Fine Art Picks: Wassily Kandinsky, Part Two

Fine Art Picks: Wassily Kandinsky, Part Two

As discussed in Part One, Wassily Kandinsky’s talent as an artist may very well lie in his ability to mature and grow as an artist as well as his changeability. It could be argued that no artist moved through as many different periods of his life as an artist than he...