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Jean-Francois Millet

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Just one month separated the deaths of two of my favorite artists. One died wealthy and highly esteemed in the eyes of the public, art critics and fellow artists…the other » Read More

Art quiz

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Just how knowledgeable are you when it comes to identifying the work of famous artists? » Read More

“Coastline Dwellings” exposed

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I am asked from time to time what the motivation is behind the paintings I choose to create. The motivation varies from painting to painting. It could be as » Read More

Bill Davidson interview

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Bill Davidson was recently a featured guest on the Artists Helping Artists program, the #1 Art Show on Blogtalk Radio, hosted by Leslie Saeta. » Read More

The Naturalists

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The Naturalism movement swept through Europe and lasted for only a brief 20 years. It began in France in the late 1870′s and by the early 1890′s was already in decline. The godfather of the movement was » Read More


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I first heard the term “Naturalism” in 1987 when Southwest Art did an article about my work. There was an » Read More