The Entertaining and Tumultuous Story of Monochrome Paintings

While impressionist where wondering about light and visual sensations in paintings like “Snow effects in Giverny” – Monet, 1893, a group of French artists called “The Incoherent” were having fun behind their backs! They produced the first monochromes: “Boozy patrol in fog” (grey); “Tomato harvest by apoplectic cardinals along the red sea” (Red); “Nigger fight in a Cave during the night” (Black), “First communion of … Continue reading The Entertaining and Tumultuous Story of Monochrome Paintings

First and last works of … Lucio Fontana

Lucio Fontana’s retrospective at the Musée d’art Moderne is approaching, and Artsper thought the moment was right to check the archives and see a few things about the artist’s evolution. Andiamo. 1949, Ambiente Nero2                                                      c1930, Due personnagi  In 1930, Lucio Fontana … Continue reading First and last works of … Lucio Fontana