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Paul Jackson Pollock

Paul Jackson Pollock was born on January 28th, 1912 in Cody, Wyoming United States of the America as the youngest of five sons of Stella May McClure and LeRoy Pollock. He grew up in Tingley in Iowa. He was known as abstract expressionist and began era of abstract impressionism. Paul Jackson Pollock

studied art at Los Angeles' Manual Arts High School, from which he was expelled. With his brother Charles Pollock, he moved to New York City where they studied under Thomas Hart Benton at the Art Students League of New York. From 1938 to 1942 Pollock worked for the WPA Federal Art Project. That led to the appearance of many Jungian concepts in his paintings. In October 1945, Pollock married American painter Lee Krasner. In November read & see more...

Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt born July 14, 1862 was an Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. Klimt is noted for his paintings, murals, sketches, and other artistic objets.
Gustav Klimt was born in Baumgarten, near Vienna in Austria-Hungary, the second of seven

children - three boys and four girls. His mother was Anna Klimt. His father, Ernst Klimt the Elder, formerly from Bohemia, was a gold engraver. All three of their sons displayed artistic talent early on. Klimt's younger brothers were Ernst Klimt and Georg Klimt. Klimt lived in poverty while attending the Vienna School of Arts and Crafts (Kunstgewerbeschule), where he studied architectural painting until 1883. Klimnt and his brother Ernst with their read & see more...

Lukas Halza

Lukas Hazla is a contemporary abstract impressionist born in Novy Bor, small city on the north of the Czech Republic surrounded by beautiful pine woods and sand rocks, on the 5th of October 1985. Lukas graduated on Secondary Industrial School of Machines and Electronic in Liberec, where he studied Electronic computer

systems. Then, he continued on his non artistic studies on Faculty of Mathematics and Physics Charles University in Prague where he studied Mathematical methods of information security. Lukas Halza is mostly self thought artist who still lives and paints in Prague. The size of his paintings range from very small to very large canvasses. Lukas also enjoys the game of kings - The Chess; currently as an amateur enthusiast. Lukas adores natural read & see more...

Mark George Tobey

Mark George Tobey, the senior of the 'mystical painters' was born in Centerville, Wisconsin on the 11th December 1890. of densely structured compositions. although the motives for his compositions differ philosophically from most Abstract Expressionist painters. His work was widely recognized throughout the United States

and Europe. Senior in age and experience, he was a friend and mentor. Tobey was mostly self-taught after early studies at the Art Institute of Chicago. Tobey lived in the Seattle, Washington area for most of his life before moving to Basel, Switzerland in the early 1960s with his companion, Pehr Hallsten. Tobey was the youngest of four children. His parents were George Tobey, a carpenter and house builder, and Emma Cleveland Tobey. read & see more...

Abstract Impressionism

Abstract Impressionism is the art of abstract painting, in which the artists express themselves through the use of colours with no need of objective representations. In Abstract Impressionism, soft brush strokes build large areas, which exhibit control of the entire painting expressing the artist's mental focus on inner emotions and wisdom.

and wisdom. All Impressionist paintings (even abstract) express lyrical and thoughtful qualities, peace of mind and inner calmness. These paintings are similar to the paintings of Impressionists such as Claude Monet, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Armand Guillaumin, Edgar Degas, Édouard Manet and Vincent van Gogh.

But of course: abstract. In Abstract Impressionism, it is not rate that an artist finishes his paintings and only after that, he begins to find a suitable name or just numbers it. Traditional impressionists on the other hand, know from the beginning what they are going to paint. An abstract Impressionist can act in a certain emotion read more...