If you happen to be in the South of France and you're looking for a fix of fantastic twentieth century art, look no further than the Fondation Maeght in the idyllic village of St. Paul de Vence, in Provence
This gallery, as well as being a modernist treat architecturally, contains a stellar collection of works by the twentieth century's most famous abstract artists, including Miro, Picasso, Leger, Calder, Hepworth, Mondrian, Kandinsky, Rothko, Pollock etc...
Definitely not to be missed!
and spring is finally here. This is Valentin Vitanov's Venus im Fruhling available from art.com
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A brief tour through the significant modern art movements of the twentieth century
Paul Klee - Visionary, subtle, whimsical, sometimes innocent, but always innovative, his prolific output has ensured that he remains one of the favourites of twentieth century abstract artists.
Browse our selection of hand-picked abstract art books for the new or seasoned collector.
Even in the rain, the West of Ireland is one of the most beautiful places in the world to be. It's also the base for UK artist Dominic Lloyd, whose giclee prints of local landscapes and abstractions draw from sky, sea and stone. As the artist says of his abstract works, these "are my attempt to create a visual language of non religious spirituality using universally recognised forms".
Giving art as a gift can be risky, particularly when it comes to abstract art. However, modern technology has made it possible to give a gift of art that is so unique and personal that it will be greeted with nothing but enthusiasm and amazement.
The reason? This abstract art is a 21st century self-portrait made from a sample of DNA.
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Art collections typically say a lot about their owners but it’s unlikely that you’ll be able to buy an abstract work that says as much about you as this. It takes the meaning of a personal art collection to a new level.
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The exhibition examines the role played by Albers' Catholicism and his enduring fascination with colour relationships that he portrayed in his series "Homage to the Square"
Well worth a look, see the link for more details.
Cleveland Playhouse (www.clevelandplayhouse.com) is running performances of John Logan's award-winning play about abstract artist Mark Rothko, Red, until April 8. The play features Rothko's ambivalent feelings about the commission to produce murals for the Four Season's restaurant in the Seagram building.
Read the story in the Cleveland Jewish News at the link
A handy guide to the many different types of digital abstract art available today, from abstract wallpapers and fractals, to digital abstract paintings.
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Joan Miro, passionate Catalan artist, a poet of paint and color.
Abstract Metal Wall Art is one way to really make a statement if you want high impact decor. Read our guide to choosing the best contemporary metal wall art available.
Frank Stella, the father of minimalism and creator of the famous Black Paintings series
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