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John Nieto: An Artist Reborn

The Turning Point for the Southwest Artist

Bay Area Contemporary Art
Getting Acquainted” by John Nieto. ©2015 Nieto Fine Art.
Western artist John Nieto has a miraculous background that he draws upon to add emotional depth and meaning to his art. His paintings have won wide acclaim for providing colorful narratives of Native American history. All the work the well-known Native American artist completes offers a window into his own narrative and focuses on themes and icons he to which he can relate on a personal level – elements that he believes have universal resonance.
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Fauvism in Art

John Nieto – The Contemporary Fauvist

Fauvist style artFauvism was a French avant-garde movement in the early twentieth century that attempted to break from impressionism and other traditional methods. The Fauvist style of art is often characterized by bold, undisguised brushstrokes and vibrant colors. Henri Matisse and André Derain lead the movement, and signs of Fauvism in the art world persisted for about a decade. However, historians often designate 1904–1908 as the most active period for the movement. Many artists used Fauvism as a transitional stage before moving on to styles like Cubism. Continue reading Fauvism in Art

How to Incorporate Southwestern Style into Your Home

Southwest Art In Design

When decorating a home, homeowners want to adopt a style that reflects their unique aesthetics and characteristics. For those seeking a modern design rooted in tradition, Southwestern art and motifs can be quite compelling options. Continue reading How to Incorporate Southwestern Style into Your Home