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Ancient Egypt

Egypt and Berlin’s Icon: The Bust of Queen Nefertiti

By October 16, 2018

The bust of Queen Nefertiti housed in Berlin’s Neues Museum is one...

Contemporary Art Podcasts

Contemporary Art

5 Best Contemporary Art Podcasts

By October 15, 2018

Contemporary art podcasts usually discuss recently opened exhibitions, burning topics in the...

  • Edward Hopper Soir Bleu Edward Hopper Soir Bleu

    Painting of the Week

    Edward Hopper, Soir Bleu

    By October 14, 2018

    Loneliness in the crowd. We’re at a café somewhere in France. Seven people sat at the tables: a powdered prostitute, a clown with white make-up, a military man in epaulettes, a bearded bohemian and a pair of slumming aristocrats...

  • Thomas Gainsborough, The Spitz Dog, ca 1765, Yale University Art Gallery - spitz, pomeranian Thomas Gainsborough, The Spitz Dog, ca 1765, Yale University Art Gallery - spitz, pomeranian

    Animals

    ‘I’m sick of Portraits’ – Gainsborough and his dogs’ portraits

    By October 13, 2018

    Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788) was a portrait and landscape painter. During his career, he often painted dogs accompanying his sitters. Always making sure that the dogs are not only a prop, but they also ooze personality. It is a...

  • Food

    Time For Tea in Paintings

    By October 12, 2018

    One of the highlights of autumn is that drinking hot drinks is no longer looked down on and ordering a big cup of steaming hot cocoa instead of an ice cold frappe is totally legit. While I was...

  • Charles White Retrospective Charles White Retrospective

    NYC Art Critic

    The Charles White Retrospective — Only the Beginning

    By October 11, 2018

    Charles White was a prolific artist. The retrospective exhibition in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, which opened on October 7 and will be on display until January 2019, not only demonstrates this; it also...

  • 20th century

    Wayne Thiebaud’s Sweet Paintings and Sharon Core’s Take on Them

    By October 10, 2018

    For centuries we have seen artists copying others’ work in order to learn how to draw correctly or to find out what style they want to follow. But what if in the 21st-century copying was used for another...

  • Gustav Klimt tree paintings Gustav Klimt tree paintings

    Secession

    Gustav Klimt And His Love For Trees In Paintings

    By October 9, 2018

    Gustav Klimt, the greatest master of Vienna Secession is known for his golden paintings full of fantastic creatures, rich ornaments and beautiful women (who are often naked). But Klimt had also another, less known side called the Waldschrat–someone...

  • Colours of Pablo Picasso Colours of Pablo Picasso

    Mr. Bacchus’ Tours

    The Colours of Pablo Picasso

    By October 8, 2018

    What’s your favourite colour? Why? Have you ever tried to get to know someone better by asking this question? It can fill an awkward silence in a conversation, and to some, it can reveal a personality trait that allows...

  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Theatre Box Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Theatre Box

    Painting of the Week

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Theatre Box

    By October 7, 2018

    Entertainments such as cabarets, theatres and the circus were popular themes among the Impressionist painters whose mission was portraying the modern city life. Theatre in Paris was a rapidly expanding industry during the 19th century where it was important to...

  • Elisabeth Frink 'Small Running Man' c.1986. Plaster and metal on plaster base. Tate Gallery, London. Image: Tate Elisabeth Frink 'Small Running Man' c.1986. Plaster and metal on plaster base. Tate Gallery, London. Image: Tate

    Women Artists

    First glances and second chances – how I learned to love Elizabeth Frink

    By October 6, 2018

    Statues by Elizabeth Frink litter the British landscape. Born in 1930, she was a Dame, a CBE, a Royal Academician and a Companion of Honour. She was lauded throughout her lifetime with hundreds of public commissions. Frink’s work...

  • Art Collection of Heidi Horten Art Collection of Heidi Horten

    20th century

    Two Billion Dollars and the Stunning Art Collection of Heidi Horten

    By October 5, 2018

    She met her husband in a hotel bar. She was 19, he was 32 years her senior and a founder of the fourth-largest German department store business, Horten AG. They got married, moved to Switzerland and lived together a...

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