The world of art history is filled with fascinating stories and as such, we hope to highlight the luminaries through history who have shaped and shifted the arts as we know them. From explorations of well-known names to profiles of brilliant creators lesser-remembered by history, our goal is always to inspire by way of educating. Take a look around and discover the stories and styles of some of our favorite A-L-P artists through the ages.

A FEW OF OUR FAVORITE COLOR FIELD PAINTERS

Color Field Painting is an art movement that emerged from Abstract Expressionism in the mid-20th century. In opposition to the dramatic, gestural works of the first generation of Abstract Expressionist...

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A FEW OF OUR FAVORITE FIGURATIVE ARTISTS...

For centuries artists have been portraying and interpreting the human form in a multitude of ways. Since the Renaissance, figure drawing has served as the foundation of training, a crucial...

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Podcast Rec: Getty Museum's Recording Artists

As you know, a big part of A L P is learning about iconic artists who have shaped art movements over the past century or so. We love finding new resources to...

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Warm Color Explorations

Recommended creative playtime: 10-20 minutes; 30+ minutes (you can spend as little or much time on this as you have to spare) Skill Level: All (it’s always all skill levels!)...

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Cool Color Explorations

Recommended creative playtime: 10-20 minutes; 30+ minutes (you can spend as little or much time on this as you have to spare) Skill Level: All (it’s always all skill levels!)...

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Watercolor Explorations

The ways to experiment with watercolor are endless. Here are just a few ways to play with watercolor, creating unique textures and effects along the way.  Water blooms Lay down...

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