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Decorating With Modern Masterpieces: The Yellow House by Vincent van Gogh

One of the world’s best-known artists, Vincent van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) was a Dutch post-Impressionist painter whose influence on art has extended well into the twentieth century. For van Gogh, colour was his primary mode … Continue reading

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Decorating With Modern Masterpieces: Red Poppy by Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe (November 15, 1887 – March 6, 1986) was an American artist best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, animal skulls, and New Mexico desert landscapes. She was an important contributor to the development of American modernism. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Decorating With Modern Masterpieces: A Bigger Splash by David Hockney

David Hockney is considered one of Britain’s most influential artists of the twentieth century, and in particular the Pop art movement of the 1960s. A Bigger Splash was painted in 1967, when Hockney was living in Los Angeles, and is … Continue reading

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Decorating With Modern Masterpieces: The Kiss by Klimt

Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862 – February 6, 1918) was an Austrian symbolist painter best known for his contribution to and advocacy of the Art Nouveau movement, which was at its most popular in Europe from 1890 – 1910. His … Continue reading

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Decorating With Modern Masterpieces: Transverse Line by Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky was a Russian painter and art theorist, and a pioneer of the abstract painting movement. He taught at the Bauhaus school of art in Munich from 1922 to 1933 and completed Transverse Line during that period. This Bauhaus period … Continue reading

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