When you step out of Amsterdam Central Train Station you land in the foreground of the Dutch Empire of the 1600s - Home to legendary artists, among them, Rembrandt van Rijn. Don't visit Amsterdam without the sheer beauty and drama of the Rijksmuseum.
Hailing from the Netherlands, talented contemporary artist Geert Lemmers combines traditional painting techniques with photo collage to create a range of diverse and interesting images. By balancing smooth expanses of color with finely detailed photos and textured paint, he achieves a harmonious and eye-catching aesthetic. His minimalist geometric compositions, abstract expressionist paintings, and photo-collage elements are sure to provide something for everyone.
In order to help fellow fathers get gifts they’ll love this year, the owners of online gallery overstockArt.com have revealed the top five most popular paintings for dads. A handmade oil painting that fits the father in your life can be a surprising, tasteful, and lifelong gift to the man of the house. "When a dad is elegant and tasteful, his man-cave should probably fit the part." said David Sasson, CEO of overstockArt.com. "We love sharing our unique insights and customer favorites with the art world to help art lovers know what's cool and trending for their space, and what would make the perfect gift for the refined dad this Father's Day.” The Father's Day Top 5 list was built in part by analyzing traffic to the overstockArt.com website from fathers in the US, measured over the past 12 months. According to the data, these stunning artworks are what dads desire most. The top five oil paintings for Father's Day include: “The Golden Knight” by Gustav Klimt – Austrian innovator Gustav Klimt created this image in 1903. The flattened space, simplified geometric forms, and richly detailed patterning are characteristic of his style. Exemplifying the poise, status, and honor of chivalric traditions, this piece...
overstockArt.com, the online retailer of hand-crafted art and archival quality frames, has issued an updated version of their catalog for 2016’s summer season. The online catalog showcases selections from their impressive stock of handmade fine art oil painting reproductions. In addition to keeping up with the latest trends in art and décor, this new edition continues to enhance and simplify the shopping experience for home and professional decorators.
The rich history of the 'City of Lights' is deeply intertwined with the highest caliber of artistic achievement. Learn more about the paintings, places, and personalities that give Paris its reputation for culture and refinement.
This month the online artist marketplace and community at ArtistBe.com has selected Romanian artist Maria Karlyos as their featured talent. Karalyos paints in a raw and intuitive fashion, conveying emotion more than photorealistic detail. The well-chosen color combinations in each piece create an atmospheric and moody quality that really draw the viewer into the scene.
ArtistBe.com, the online community and contemporary art marketplace, has selected abstract painter Ralph White as their featured artist for May 2016.
Online gallery of handmade oil paintings overstockArt.com has released the 2016 edition of their list of the top ten artworks for Mother's Day. The list combines the curatorial influence of their staff along with a detailed traffic analysis to see just which pieces are trending picks for mom this year.