Blue Nude (Souvenir de Biskra) by Henri MatisseBlue Nude (Souvenir de Biskra) by Henri Matisse was completed in 1907, and was scandalous when first presented at Société des Artistes Indépendants and later, New York. He went on to create his better known Blue Nude II, Gouache-painted paper cut-outs that were stuck to paper mounted on canvas.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir Born February 25, 1841
Art / By Kristyn Clarke
Pierre-Auguste Renoir was Born February 25, 1841 We celebrate the birthday of renowned Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir on February 25. He is often referred to…
Ansel Adams Born February 20, 1902
Art, February, History / By Joe Hummel III
Photographer Ansel Adams Ansel Adams (1902-1984) was an American photographer and environmentalist known for his iconic black-and-white photographs of the American West. He was born…