International Agent art for sale is in awe at some of the original artwork from the world’s most talented emerging artists. Paintings are unique to the artist and reflect how they see the subject they are painting if you study a painting you come to understand the artist. As Vincent Van Gogh once said “Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter’s soul”
International Agent art for sale can tell you a little of the history behind the findings of some of the oldest paintings known which can be found at the Chauvet Cave in France in the Ardeche region. This cave was only discovered in 1994 by Jean-Marie Chauvet and its one of the most famous prehistoric rock art sites in the world. The cave art has been dated between 30,000 and 33,000 years ago and the cave has since been granted the prestigious World Heritage status by UNESCO in 2014.
It was in the Netherlands during the late Renaissance period that oil painting techniques were developed and this spread throughout Europe as it was found that oil paint was more flexible which gave a range of effects, therefore, the artist could use more expressive flair in their paintings. During the Renaissance in Italy, the artists preferred tempera paint and examples of these paintings from the First Century AD can be seen today.
As ever progression into the 19th Century and the invention of photography affected how we view paintings and the world of history paintings, portraits, landscapes, still life and genre paintings changed forever. During the early 20th Century we began to see Impressionism, Fauvism, Expressionism and Cubism creep into the art galleries and it changed the way we looked at art. Today art is expressed in such forms as Abstract Expressionism, Surrealism and Pop Art is a world away from the master artists we know and love. Today modern art records the world around us and is constantly changing and adapting.
There is so much choice and we all connect with a particular theme that we admire and it speaks to us on our own personal level. What we hang in our homes reflects our tastes and art preferences and thank goodness we all admire different types of art or we would all choose the same types of paintings and prints. International Agent art for sale understands there are thousands of talented artists who make the world a much brighter place with their own form of artwork. Just as our decoration themes in our homes differ so does out art genres from traditional fine art and landscapes to ink and latex we know that we can adorn our private spaces with something we love to admire.
Here are just some of the art themes most admired in our homes from artists across the globe today:
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