Barrie Cooke (1931–2014) was an English-born Irish abstract expressionist painter He was born in Cheshire in 1924, but lived in Ireland since 1954 until his death in 2014. Brought up in Jamaica and Bermuda, Cooke moved to the US as a teenager and studied art history and biology at Harvard University. He was a major figure in the development of painting in Ireland, an environment which he found offered him fertile ground for his lifelong love of nature, and his twin passions of painting and fishing.

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Even the most modern and thoughtful interior will not look fully harmonious without wall decoration. A beautiful renovation of the apartment, expensive furniture, high-quality textiles, figurines — all this is the basis of the living room. But if the walls remain bare, even in the most beautiful interior you will feel uncomfortable. So, in addition to furniture and decor, it is important to choose paintings in the living room in order to achieve maximum unity of style and harmony. Milena Olesinska

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Rufino del Carmen Arellanes Tamayo ( 1899–1991) was a Mexican painter of Zapotec heritage, born in Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico.Tamayo was active in the mid-20th century in Mexico and New York, painting figurative abstraction with surrealist influences. Rufino Tamayo was a Mexican painter and printmaker known for his large-scale murals and vivid use of color.Tamayo’s method situates his composition as the focal point instead of emphasizing the subject alone. By doing so, looks at the painting as a whole. He explained his approach to Paul Westheim as follows: “As the number of colors we use decreases, the wealth of possibilities increases”. Tamayo favored using few colors rather than many; he asserted that fewer colors in a painting gave the art greater force and meaning.

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Minoru Onoda was an important member of the Gutai Group’s younger generation having joined the group in 1965. His ‘Paintings of Propagation’ theory was a crucial step in his early career. He was included in the important retrospectives on the Gutai Group at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York in 2013 and the National Art Center in Tokyo in 2012.Minoru Onoda was born 1937 in Manshu, North-East District, China (Japanese-occupied Machuria Jilin Province, China). He studied at the Institute of Fine Arts, Osaka, Japan from 1956 to 1958 and from 1958–1960 at the Osaka School of Art (currently…


Even the most modern and thoughtful interior will not look fully harmonious without wall decoration. A beautiful renovation of the apartment, expensive furniture, high-quality textiles, figurines — all this is the basis of the living room. But if the walls remain bare, even in the most beautiful interior you will feel uncomfortable. So, in addition to furniture and decor, it is important to choose paintings in the living room in order to achieve maximum unity of style and harmony. Dear friends. I am professional artist with many years of experience. I would like to offer you unique opportunity of having…


Balcomb Greene (1904–1990) and his wife, artist Gertrude Glass Greene, were heavily involved in political activism to promote mainstream acceptance of abstract art. They were founding members of the American Abstract Artists organization.His early style was completely non-objective. Juan Gris and Piet Mondrian as well as Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse influenced his early style. From the 1940s his work “opened out to the light and space of natural form.” He painted landscapes and figure. “He discerned the pain of a man, and hewed to it integrally from beginning to end…. In his study of the figure he did not stress anatomical shape but rather its intuitive, often conflicting spirit.”

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Jane Winkelman (1949–2012) was an American painter. Her paintings are often signed “Jane ‘in vain’ Winkelman.” She is considered an outsider artist.Jane Winkelman was born in 1949 in Long Island, New York. She lived for a time in Miami as well as San Francisco. While in San Francisco, she lived on the edge of homelessness in the Tenderloin distric.Winkelman was introduced to painting at San Francisco’s Hospitality House, a free community arts center. Her work is characterized by vivid colors, fantastic figures, and strong political commentary.They often include text as well as images. Her style has been compared to that of Hieronymous Bosch, Marc Chagall, and Edvard Munch

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John Hoyland (b.1934 Sheffield, UK — d.2011 London, UK) was one of the most inventive and dynamic abstract painters of the post-war period. Over the span of more than a half-century his art and attitudes constantly evolved. A distinctive artistic personality emerged, concerned with colour, painterly drama, with both excess and control, with grandeur and above all, with the vehement communication of feeling.

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