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A modern Transcendentalist may be an artist due to the immense imagination it takes to create an artwork. Imagination was one of the the 5 i's. Transcendentalists emphasized the importance of having new ideas. By being creative, one expresses their opinions and feelings.

Messina, Italy fine artist Davide Cambria #artistaday

David Cambria is self-taught painter born in Messina, Italy.

"Blue Nails" - Andres Kal, oil on panel, 2013 {contemporary figurative artist female head hands covering eyes woman face portrait textured painting} #StudioKal

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"Blue Nails" - Andres Kal, oil on panel, 2013 {contemporary figurative artist female head hands covering eyes woman face portrait textured painting} #StudioKal

Leonardo da Vinci - Mona Lisa [c.1503-06]

Leonardo da Vinci - Mona Lisa [c.1503-06]

The painting, thought to be a portrait of Lisa Gherardini, the wife of Francesco del Giocondo, is in oil on a white Lombardy poplar panel, and is believed to have been painted between 1503 and 1506, although Leonardo may have continued working on it as late as 1517. It was acquired by King Francis I of France and is now the property of the French Republic, on permanent display at The Louvre museum in Paris since 1797. The ambiguity of the subject's expression, which is frequently described…

"Self-Portrait With Pipe" 1886 -Vincent van Gogh Oil on canvas Vincent van Gogh Museum

Self-Portrait with Pipe, 1886 - Vincent van Gogh - WikiArt.org

‘Self-Portrait with Pipe’ was created in 1886 by Vincent van Gogh in Realism style. Find more prominent pieces of self-portrait at Wikiart.org – best visual art database.

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Powerful Paintings by Andrew Salgado. Andrew Salgado is a Canadian artist based in London...Love him.

Powerful Paintings by Andrew Salgado | Inspiration Grid

Andrew Salgado is a Canadian artist based in London. His powerful, colourful portraits are focused on themes such as identity, sexuality and convalescence. “I am …

If music be the Paul Wright of love, play on ii.

Powerfully Moving Brush Strokes

UK-based contemporary painter Paul Wright creates incredibly intimate, yet somewhat abstract, oil paintings that draw the viewer in. His work focuses

John Peter Russell, Portrait of Vincent van Gogh, 1886

van Gogh not a suicide?

In a new biography on van Gogh authors Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith assert that van Gogh died as result of a gunshot he received in a scuffle with two local teenage boys and not from a self...

Spencer, Stanley (1891-1959) - 1914 Self Portrait (Tate Gallery, London) by RasMarley, via Flickr

Spencer, Stanley (1891-1959) - 1914 Self Portrait (Tate Gallery, London)

Oil on canvas; 63.0 x 51.0 cm. Sir Stanley Spencer was one of the leading painters in England between the World Wars. He used an expressively distorted style of drawing and often drew upon Christian subjects. Spencer studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London from 1908 to 1912, and he first exhibited at the New English Art Club. He frequently used his hometown, Cookham, as a setting for his paintings, many of which were based on biblical themes. From 1915 to 1918 Spencer served in…