Arthur Dove and Abstract Art’s Beginnings

"Das de Deux Aux Verts" by Diana Hobson

One of the first American abstract painters was Arthur Dove, and his impact was such that current Los Angeles abstract artist Diana Hobson has called him “one of my favorites.” Born in 1880, Dove became part of the modernist trend in … Continue reading

Abstract Details in Rembrandt’s Work

Perhaps the most notable artist of the Dutch Golden Age of painting was Rembrandt van Rijn. His skill in capturing the details of faces gave his portraits a liveliness that was subtle and engaging. His works convey a sense of paused … Continue reading