"All German painters have a neurosis with Germany’s past: war, the postwar period most of all, East Germany. I addressed all of this in a deep depression and under great pressure. My paintings are battles, if you will.
Surrealist artist Leonor Fini in her Paris studio in Fini was one of the most photographed people of the century. Queen of the Paris art world, she was constantly in the news - fêted for her paintings, illustrations, theatre designs and,.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler was an American-born, British-based artist. Averse to sentimentality and moral allusion in painting, he was a leading proponent of the credo, "art for art's sake". James Abbott McNeill Whistler, painting in his studio.