Jean Metzinger: Merging Fauvism with Divisionism and Cubism

As the influence of Fauvism waned, a number of Fauvists ventured into different art movements. As time passed, many of them rose to fame. But among all these artists, there are only few who can be exceptional in more than two art movements. One of them is the highly-revered Jean Metzinger.   Metzinger studied under … More Jean Metzinger: Merging Fauvism with Divisionism and Cubism

The Various Influences of Georges Rouault

Georges Rouault is one of the leading artists in the movement of Fauvism. His art pieces were featured in the Salon d’ Automme exhibition which, along with other Fauvists, gained him worldwide recognition. But sadly, the movement was short-lived and like most of his contemporaries, Rouault moved on to other art movements particularly towards Expressionism. … More The Various Influences of Georges Rouault

Sotheby $306 Million Impressionist and Modern Art Sale Exposes Skeptical Market

There was vivacious offering, despite the fact that bidders were somewhat inadequate on the van Gogh alluding to the night’s second-most astounding parcel, a scene by the craftsman that got $54 million.  Paris merchant Christian Ogier was more limited. “The night cruised along enjoyably enough,” he said, before faulting the absence of top of the … More Sotheby $306 Million Impressionist and Modern Art Sale Exposes Skeptical Market