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Spanish impressionist art

Román Francés was born in Alicante, and since his early childhood years he felt attracted to the art of painting. His first steps in the field occured when he turned 14, as he was introduced to the French artist Gaspar Rico, who would exert a great influence in his personal and artistic development. His first exhibition took place in Alcoy, ...

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HOW TO BUY ART WITH GUARANTEE: THE 8 ADVANTAGES OF BUYING FROM AN ART GALLERY

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If you have ever thought of buying art, certainly you know that there are several channels to do so. From art fairs such as Arco in Madrid, to auctions and art dealers, the options are varied. But here in Sorolla  we think the safest and best way is to do it through your art gallery. And here are 8 reasons ...

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Facing the Modern: early 20th-century Viennese art gets London show

Ria Munk on her Deathbed, Gustav Klimt (1912), Oil on canvas

Exhibition to showcase how Austrian capital’s ethnic and religious diversity inspired great artists such as Klimt and Schiele SOROLLA GALLERY:   SPANISH PAINTINGS AND ARTWORKS Ria Munk on her Deathbed, Gustav Klimt (1912), Oil on canvas. Photograph: Richard Nagy. Click for full image Masterpieces by Klimt, Schiele and Kokoschka, many of which have never left Vienna, are to go on show at the National ...

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PETER BOJTHE – Landscape & Bullfighters

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El artista Bojthe de origen húngaro nació en 1968. Pintor de formación autodidacta es licenciado en Ingeniería Industrial (Maquinaria y Herramientas) en 1995. Empieza a pintar a los 14 años de edad y las técnicas preferidas son el óleo y la acuarela. A partir de 2002 se dedica profesionalmente a la pintura. Los temas mas desarrollados son marinas, figuras, paisajes, ...

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Anonymous No More: Bringing Contemporary Tibetan Art to the U.S.

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A groundbreaking museum exhibition features surprisingly candid artworks from a society in conflict and change   SOROLLA: SPANISH ART GALLERY ‘There are currently six million Tibetans still in Tibet,” says curator Rachel Perera Weingeist. “And we never get to hear from them—except through their art.” Tibet, which has been occupied by China since 1951, is largely closed off from the Western ...

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National Portrait Gallery buys postcard-sized portrait of Elizabeth I

Flattering painting shows queen in role of Paris choosing between goddesses Hera, Athena and Aphrodite The National Portrait Gallery has spent £329,000 on a postcard-sized painting about which it knows almost nothing, except that it is more than 400 years old, exquisitely painted, and outrageously flattering. Elizabeth I was in her late 50s, and losing teeth and hair, when the image of ...

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National Portrait Gallery buys postcard-sized portrait of Elizabeth I

Flattering painting shows queen in role of Paris choosing between goddesses Hera, Athena and Aphrodite The National Portrait Gallery has spent £329,000 on a postcard-sized painting about which it knows almost nothing, except that it is more than 400 years old, exquisitely painted, and outrageously flattering. Elizabeth I was in her late 50s, and losing teeth and hair, when the image of ...

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How van Gogh Became van Gogh

Drawing on an eight-year research project into the artist’s methods and materials, an exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum reveals how he taught himself to paint ‘The Bedroom’ is one of van Gogh’s best-known and most admired paintings. Started in the autumn of 1888, it depicts the artist’s small, sparsely furnished bedroom in the Yellow House in Arles, where he hoped ...

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How van Gogh Became van Gogh

Drawing on an eight-year research project into the artist’s methods and materials, an exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum reveals how he taught himself to paint ‘The Bedroom’ is one of van Gogh’s best-known and most admired paintings. Started in the autumn of 1888, it depicts the artist’s small, sparsely furnished bedroom in the Yellow House in Arles, where he hoped ...

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ANTONIO DE CELA: Impressionist Landscapes

Painter, sculptor ….. artist, because as Antonio de Cela has said, “that the things around us reflect our way of life and joy” (there is a search for both in all his painting). Things for him are as we see in his pictures (a charming ritual), reflecting the passage of time, our own transience. Perhaps in the things around us, ...

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