Nicolas de STAEL un des artistes les plus influents européens de la période de l'après-guerre; Partant du figuratif il parvient à pénétrer le fond du réel de la nature jusqu'à l'assainir pour la présenter comme une ébauche abstraite.Pris en tenaille entre les tenants de l'abstraction et ceux de la figuration.De nombreux spécialistes considèrent Nicolas de Staël comme le peintre le plus raffiné de l'art moderne du XXe siècle.
Jackson Pollock creating drip painting, Long Island by Martha Holmes- ".several feet behind it hangs a Jackson Pollack drip painting. I’ve never seen a Pollock anywhere but in a museum, and I’m stunned. Work of Art (Kindle Locations
Ellsworth Kelly: b. May 1923 is an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker associated with Hard-edge painting, Color Field painting and the Minimalist school. His works demonstrate unassuming techniques emphasizing simplicity of form.
Amedeo Clemente Modigliani was a brilliant Italian painter and sculptor who worked mainly in France. He is known for portraits and nudes in a modern style characterized by elongation of faces and figures.
Frida Kahlo in her hospital bed, drawing on her corset/plaster body cast with the help of a mirror, 1951 Photographed by Juan Guzman black & white photography injured in an accident as a teenager Frida endured over 40 operations in her life
Claude Monet - was a founder of French impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy. The term Impressionism is derived from the title of his painting "Impression, Sunrise." Photo c.