Remember when we compared modern art and toddler art? Now, there’s a very young artist whose expert paintings are blurring the line between amateur art and the masters. Kieron Williamson, an 11-year-old artist in the U.K., has been named the “Mini-Monet” for the quality of his beautiful impressionist paintings. In 2009, he was featured at his first gallery, and stories of his talent quickly spread. He has already made 1.5 million pounds by selling his paintings.
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Russian-Israeli artist Leonid Afremov is one of the greatest and best-known modern impressionists of our time. The painter is famous for the unusual, yet very effective technique: all he uses for his paintings are oils, canvas and palette-knife. The brush-free paintings gives the astounding edginess to the luminous city and land scapes.