Mark Rothko – 10 Things to Know 1 Despite being an intelligent and academically minded person, Mark Rothko had almost no training in drawing or painting. He did spend some time with the Cubist painter Max Weber but other than that his artistic skills were largely instinctive. How’s that for raw talent? 2 Mark RothkoContinue reading “Mark Rothko – Ten Things You Should Know”
Emerging Northern Irish Female Artists – Orla Gilkeson Orla Gilkeson lives along the County Down coastline in Northern Ireland and is inspired by the changing nature of the Irish Sea and surrounding landscapes. She produces abstract paintings and creates undeniably unique wall art. She was recently featured in the wonderful and popular http://www.IHIL.net (Ireland’s HomesContinue reading “Emerging Northern Irish Female Artists”
The Dresden-born artist Gerhard Richter is undeniably one of the most important painters of the 20th and 21st Century. He is particularly famous for his overpainted photographs, in which he uses the photograph as canvas. Yet he has also shown himself fluent in a variety of mediums including watercolours and oils. Further still he hasContinue reading “Gerhard Richter and The Blurring of Certainty – Featured Artist Blog Post”
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