Perhaps the best way to introduce Murakami's work is through DOB, the character at the center of most everything the artist has done during his seven-year ascent to art stardom. The artist's little leitmotif, DOB is a Mickey Mouse-like, cartoonish and clueless creation whose name derives from the sla
Regnault was born in Paris, and began life at sea in a merchant vessel. At the age of fifteen his talent attracted attention, and he was sent to Italy by M. de Monval under the care of Bardin. After his return to Paris, Regnault, in 1776, obtained the Grand Prix, and in 1783 he was elected Academicia
"Painting is a physical thinking process to continue an interior dialogue,' Amy Sillman states, 'one way to engage in a kind of internal discourse, or sublanguage-mumbling.' Amy Sillman's canvases offer glimpses into a subliminal world. Strangely intimate, her abstractions capture the free-flow of ha
Alice Neel was an American portrait painter. Her paintings are notable for their expressionistic use of line and color, psychological acumen, and emotional intensity.
Alice Neel was born in the rural town of Colwyn, Pennsylvania. She took the Civil Service exam and got a high-paying clerical posit