Painters: Icons & Lovers

Salvador Dali’s Extraordinary Love Life

Dali Love Stories Love Story Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali’s Extraordinary Love Life

Everyone has their own version of love... The surrealist artist Salvador Dali and Gala Dali’s version started in 1929. Salvador met his muse when she was married to a surrealist poet artist named Paul Eluard ..she definitely had a type! They quickly fell in love and she left Paul immediately. 1. Salvador Dali and Gala  The exotic couple got married and their love life together began…Salvador Dali continued to create beautiful artwork with Gala by his side. In the stages of love he once quoted “it is mostly with your blood Gala, that I paint my pictures”. As a result Salvador...

Read more →


Salvador Dali, The Multimedia- Multimillionaire Artist.

Salvador Dali, The Multimedia- Multimillionaire Artist.

Most people believe that ‘‘artists make money until they are gone’’ but that was not the case for Salvador Dali, a surrealist painter, a multimedia superstar and a multimillionaire during his time thanks to his work. 1.  Salvador Dali Salvador Dali, the man of many talents, was originally known for his work in the surrealist movement, and his psychotic yet genius mind of the way the world he was so sure revolved around him worked! The famous artist started painting when he was only SIX years old! ... as the other six year old's played outside he was too busy painting pieces...

Read more →


Love or Lust? The Story of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.

Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Love Stories Love Story

Love or Lust? The Story of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera have a love story that goes way beyond a typical LOVE story.. well worth reading! However, a bit toxic. Regardless, both of them became highly acclaimed artists! It is possible they were connected on another level beyond our understanding of love.  A communist party brought Frida and Rivera together in 1927. Frida was 20 and Rivera was 40 years old at the time.... Heartwork No. 6 By VIII *Available for acquisition  Two years later, Rivera divorced his third wife and married Frida in August 1929.  - We wonder, was this love at first sight? Many people don't...

Read more →


Damien Hirst, A Beautiful Reality Check

Damien Hirst Icon

Damien Hirst, A Beautiful Reality Check

Ever since I saw this picture, I wanted to know all about Damien Hirt, The Artist!   Butterfly painting by Damien Hirst. Contact me for photo credits. To our surprise, he's also one of the richest living artists, but it seems like death is what's been keeping the artist “alive”. Death and Science have been a central theme in Hirst's works and he makes sure to send all the right messages...  One of his most expensive pieces, “For The Love Of God” is a human skull encrusted with 8,601 diamonds worth about 10 to 15 million dollars, but ironically he sends the...

Read more →


Vincent Van Gogh, The Artist Who deserved Better!

Icon VanGogh Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh, The Artist Who deserved Better!

I wanted to take the time to blog about Vincent Van Gogh, the Man who didn't get much artistic recognition in his lifetime but has turned into one of the most outstanding artists of all time..   Why is he so famous? Well, Vincent created about 2,100 artworks in his life including 860 oil paintings, most of which were dated/created in the last two years of his life.- to put it into perspective for you, in the past two years of his life he delivered to us about 35 paintings with a unique style per month!  "Vincent Van Gogh's Portrait de l'artiste"  By: Wally...

Read more →