8 Painters Every Photographer Should Study

The artist must train not only his eye, but also his soul.

- Wassily Kandinsky

Everything we see hides another thing; we always want to see what is hidden by what we see.

- René Magritte

The relationship between painting and photography has extended the possibilities of image creation. When photography appeared on the scene, it was supposed to herald the democratization of portraiture (among other genres, like landscapes and still lifes). Photography gave painting the freedom it…