Category Archives: Types of Art

Canadian Art News Roundup–May

Vancouver Spring Art Sale Two paintings that have hung in the halls of the British Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, and were purchased directly from the artist in 1955 for between $300 to $350 each, netted just shy of … Continue reading

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Claude Theberge’s Brilliant Color Paintings

                            Born in 1934 in Edmunston, New Brunswick, Claude Théberge was raised in Témiscouata and graduated from Quebec City’s École des Beaux-Arts. With the help of scholarships … Continue reading

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Canada’s own Group of Seven

The Group of Seven were famous Canadian landscape painters who associated quite closely in the 1920s. They are most famous for their paintings of remote areas of the Canadian landscape, and their influences came initially from the Impressionists in Paris … Continue reading

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What is Neo-Impressionism?

Neo-impressionism refers to a technique where the painting color pigments are not mixed together on the paint palette or on the canvas. Instead, these pigments were placed side by side as small dots, and only in the observer’s eye the … Continue reading

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Canadian “Asian Fusion” Artist Don Li-Leger

Canadian artist Don Li-Leger was born in North Vancouver, BC in 1948 and raised in the area while displaying a keen interest in nature and art. He has painted since he was a child, focusing on natural elements within his … Continue reading

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Impressionist Art

The 19th-century saw an art movement that started in Paris and took the world by storm. Impressionist paintings are characterized by small and thin brush strokes, unusual angles, and the accurate capture of light as it changed and depicted time … Continue reading

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Picasso’s Enduring Legend

Pablo Picasso is likely the most-often written about artist. He was fascinating in both his personal life and his art. He is probably one of the most prolific artists ever, leaving behind an enormous body of art, in too wide a variety of … Continue reading

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Dali Museum adds to the Tampa Bay area Arts Scene

The recent opening of the $36 billion Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida adds to the area’s growing arts scene.I recently wrote a guest blog about The Dali and the other area art museums and galleries that are drawing … Continue reading

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Salvador Dali: Eccentric, Genius, Master

Salvador Dali was one of the greatest surrealist artists of all time. He is well known for the ability to translate dreams into art on canvas. He called these pieces, “hand painted dream photographs.” Continue reading

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