Serena Kovalosky is known for pushing the boundaries of traditional “gourdcraft” to create fine art sculptures that celebrate the organic form. Kovalosky experimented with numerous sculptural mediums, until lacquered gourd art forever changed her work.
American Art Movement
American artists, trained at the Academie Julian in Paris, became the first American Impressionists. They started two schools of art known as the Boston School and Rockport School.
Contemporary Art in China
Contemporary American artist, Jenny E. Balise, shares her experience of exhibiting in China five times during a fourteen-month period from 2015 to 2016. Collaborating with Chinese artists Balisle embraced their culture calling it her second home.
The impressive collection of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings would never have happened if it were not for two titans of the art world, Sergei Shchukin and Ivan Morozov.
Caravaggio’s early figurative paintings introduced the Roman public to a new genre that quickly began to attract collectors. The Flute Player is one of the first of these promotional paintings.