Archive for November 28, 2013

Artist of the moment…..Eugene Galiene-Laloue

Eugene Galiene-Laloue was a French artist renowned for his paintings of Parisian street life in the middle of the 1800s. Eugene Galiene-Laloue was born in Paris, France in the year 1854. The artist made originals, prints, and was sought after for his poster designs.

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Galiene-Laloue served as an official war artist in World War 2.

Similar to other Parisien street painters such as Edouard Cortes or Antoine Blanchard, the same formula of a well known monument surrounded bg large crowds of people. Galiene-Laloue enjoyed painting during the fall or spring time of year.

The artist worked with watercolor, gouache, and oils.

In addition to Paris, the artist worked with other tourist destinations including Normandy.

In this clip we view many works by Eugene Galiene-Laloue. The artist was highly successful as a commercial artist and worked frequently in watercolor and gouache.

Artist of the moment……Burgoyne Diller

Burgoyne Diller was one of the premiere abstract American artists. Burgoyne Diller was born in the Bronx, New York City in the year 1906. As you can probably figure out by his style, a heavy influence on Diller was the Dutch painter, Piet Mondrian.

Diller studied with Hans Hofmann at the Art Student’s League New York City.

Burgoyne Diller also worked as a realist. The artist worked for the WPA painting murals with the subject being the figure.

Burgoyne Diller passed away in 1965.

Diller is part of many prestigious collections including the Whitney Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the National Gallery of Art.

Price range information: Diller worked in many mediums including crayon and graphite which can be found starting at $3,000 up to larger paintings in oils and collages which can reach $75,000.