Escha van den Bogerd was born in 1972 in the Hague, Holland. I started drawing at the age of three. She studied fine art at the Rudolf Steiner school.
After graduating from the school of art, Escha went on a tour of Europe, where she took several courses on fine arts. She visited, among others, Florence, Italy, Salzburg, Austria, and several cities in her native Holland.
In her works, the artist uses the method of painting, in which abstract and figurative elements of the image are combined and reinforce each other. Continue reading
Josef Otten is a contemporary artist. Born in 1964 in the picturesque port of Vlora, Albania. Graduated from the Academy of fine arts.
His unique style of painting and bright and Sunny subjects of paintings were fueled by the beautiful views of his native coastal city.
For a long time he lived and worked in Greece,then moved to America, where he lives now. Continue reading
The style direction of mannerism was formed by the beginning of the 1520s on the basis of the creativity of Italian painters.
For the masters of mannerism, the world was fundamentally tragic, mystical, and unpredictable. This is the origin of the high degree of dramatic images, exaggerated expression of poses, and the struggle of light and shadow.
Parmigianino, along with such masters as Pontormo and Giulio Romano, is the brightest representative of this direction.
Parmigianino (real name-Gerolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola), was born in 1503 in Parma. Continue reading