Discover The Art That Inspired The Hermès Logo

Alfred de Dreux 23 March 1810, – 5 March 1860 Location: Paris Growing up in Paris, Alfred de Dreux’s family moved to Rome for a period of time when his father,  architect Pierre-Anne Dedreux, won the Prix de Rome for architecture in 1815. While in Rome, Alfred met painter Théodore Géricault, who painted portraits of him and…

Susie Benes: Horses- An “Enduring Passion & A Daily Inspiration”

With a passion of all things horses stemming from early childhood, Susie Benes has dedicated her life to her art, using her equine inspirations as models for her unique and sometimes complex sculptures. Her recent sculpture series explores the power, shape and grace of the horse through the horse’s legs and hooves, which carries the…

The Colossal Equine Sculptures Of Italian Artist Mimmo Paladino

Mimmo Paladino 1948 Location: Rome and Milan, Italy Mimmo Paladino is best known for his sculptures and paintings and for his involvement in the Italian Transavantgarde art movement. He continues to create art and participate in exhibits today. The Art movement swept through Italy and most of Europe during the 1970s and 80s, bringing with it…

Lynn Mara Named Official Hampton Classic Poster Artist For 2017 Show

Celebrating America through her portrayals of America’s classic icons, Lynn Mara is proud to be this years winner of the prestigious Hampton Classic Poster Contest. Taking place August 27th through September 3rd in the luxurious Southampton, Long Island, The Hampton Classic is one of the biggest and anticipated shows on the East Coast and draws…

Sgt. Reckless: A Horse Hero Honored At Camp Pendleton

Many have heard of the courageous Korean War Horse, Sgt. Reckless, known for solo missions of carting thousands of pounds of ammunition to soldiers during the Korean War as well as bringing injured soldiers to safety. This past October in 2016, the second of four equine statues celebrating the war hero was erected at Camp Pendleton…

Happy Mare’s Day! Mares & Foals In Art-Part 1

Happy Mare’s Day to all mothers, two and four legged! 😉 All art featured in this article are done by members of our Facebook art group, Art Of The Horse (except for George Stubbs’ panting to the side-I would love to have him be apart of our group!). Part 2 will be posted on Tuesday….

Kristin Livingston: Time For Tea

Art is a wonderful, mysterious creation. However, art takes up space. lot’s and lots of space, and isn’t really useful besides feeding the soul and being, well, a wall hanging. So, what says equestrian, art, stylish (but fun!) and useful all in one?  Why, a customized tea pot in the shape and color of your horse,…