Pure colour, movement, expression, strong brushstrokes, strength and subtlety are the characteristics of Renata Domagalska's painting in which the Dance of Colors and Energy of every Blotch make its figures alive. The favorite theme of this Figurative Art is Flamenco Dancing, a Nude Woman and a City Throbbing with Life.
A renowned portraitist and radical Realist, Burton Silverman has remained true to his own style despite his being surrounded by Abstract Expressionism and the contemporary art movement in his native New York City. Silverman studied at the Art Students League, Columbia University, and Pratt Institute of Art in New York, and later taught at the Art Students League.
" My goal is to distill a visual or personal experience to its essence and express my vision in the most eloquent terms-elevating it into the realm of the poetic " - Craig Srebnik. Craig Srebnik's artwork has earned twenty-nine national awards, including three Awards of Excellence from the Oil Painters of America; the President's Award from the American Impressionist Society; Best of Show from the Academic Artists Association and Texas Art Museum; First Place from the National Society of Artists and Hilton Head Art League; has appeared in American Artist, American Art Collector, American Art Review, Art and Antiques, Art Business News, The Art Guide, The Artist, Art of the West, Art World News, Carrie Leigh's Nude, International Artist and Southwest Art magazines; in over sixty national juried and five museum exhibitions; and in galleries throughout the United States and in Europe.
Georges Philibert Charles Maroniez ( 17 January 1865, Douai - 11 December 1933, Paris ) was a French painter, specializing in landscapes with figures. Education and first works Maroniez was the son of an industrialist who owned a sugar refinery in Montigny-en-Ostrevent. He displayed artistic talent at an early age, but - although not discouraged - was expected to pursue a more professional career.
Adolf von Menzel, in full Adolf Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel ( born December 8, 1815, Breslau, Prussia [now Wrocław, Poland]-died February 9, 1905, Berlin ), German painter and printmaker, best known in his own day as a brilliant historical painter, whose patriotic works satisfied the public's taste, engendered by Prussia's continual expansion throughout the 19th century, for propagandistic art.
Born in 1951, American painter* Mary Jane Q. Cross received her formal training at the Worcester Art Museum, in 1970-1973 in a time of Expressionism. Followed by workshops with Daniel Green and mentoring with Fran Hoyt ( student of Vincent Dumond ), Mary Jane designed her own curriculum based on the Atelier System, to gain the tools necessary to make her art speak with historic purity, and her own unique voice.