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The image of a young boy in the eyes of a feminist is always something to endure. And, so knew Swynnerton for herself – a British painter, who stood for women’s rights to vote, and also as a prominent feminist among other avant-garde artists of her time. This has become one of the long-standing impressions of Annie Swynnerton among us and her long-loving audience. When you consider the kind of background the painter hails from, you tend to understand her political views better. Especially in England of the early 20th Century, there had to be enough reconciliation to be made with oneself before launching expressive support to the proletariat classes. Her admiration for working-class boys is platonic in this oil-on-canvas masterpiece. And her pride takes […]

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Vincent van Gogh could be said to be one of the first artists whose paintings sold for millions and broke many the records in the art-history. Many of his works were the most expensive paintings at the time of their sell. This list describes his most expensive paintings starting the most expensive one at the beginning. The list is according to the adjusted prices (September, 2014). Also, some readers would find the original selling prices a bit low than other artists like Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock, Pablo Picasso or the recent sales like “When Will You Marry?” (current record holder for most expensive painting) or The Card Player by Paul Cezanne and will actually feel like the prices to be lower despite than the Dutch […]

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