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Notre-Dame de Paris after the fire

Special Occasion And News

Notre-Dame de Paris – Its Present and Future

By April 22, 2019

After Monday’s fire at Notre-Dame de Paris, I have been looking continuously...

Painting of the Week

Painting of the Week: Raphael, Transfiguration

By April 21, 2019

The Transfiguration was the last painting created by Raphael. Commissioned by Cardinal...

  • Special Occasion And News

    Egg Art 2019 Easter Edition

    By April 20, 2019

    Two years ago I wrote an Easter article about eggs and what to do with all the remaining ones after the holidays. This year I decided to take up this topic again, since eggs are more than just...

  • Middle Ages

    Viking Art: From Ships and Swords to Ornate Brooches

    By April 19, 2019

    Vikings and their culture have filled our lives since their days of domination. There are TV shows, sports teams; Nordic culture and mythology permeate the media with superhero characters like Thor; anime series such as Attack on Titan...

  • Käthe Kollwitz: Germany's Greatest Female Artist Käthe Kollwitz: Germany's Greatest Female Artist

    Women Artists

    Käthe Kollwitz: Germany’s Greatest Female Artist

    By April 18, 2019

    Käthe Kollwitz (1867 – 1945) was one of Germany’s greatest artists and she holds the distinction of being the only woman artist to make it into Ernst Gombrich’s The Story of Art. In 1920 she became the first female...

  • Yayoi Kusama, Narcissus Garden, 1966 Venice Biennale; Kusama’s Narcissus Garden Yayoi Kusama, Narcissus Garden, 1966 Venice Biennale; Kusama’s Narcissus Garden

    Women Artists

    Made for Reflection: Yayoi Kusama’s Narcissus Garden

    By April 17, 2019

    Let’s take a look at one of the most interesting works in Yayoi Kusama’s career. Was it commercial or high art? A performance or an installation? Back in 1966, Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929) first exhibited one...

  • Special Occasion And News

    Notre-Dame Is Burning Down

    By April 15, 2019

    The world has received the very sad news that Paris’s famous Notre-Dame cathedral is burning down. Sometime on April 15, 2019, during renovations to the church, the roof and spire caught fire, which spread quickly. At the time...

  • Elliot Tupac mural Elliot Tupac mural

    Latin American Art

    The Art of Latin American Lettering

    By April 15, 2019

    Latin American lettering is a legacy of craft-based traditions with a strong design and vibrant colors enhanced by an aesthetic with a rich indigenous identity and history. Cartelismo Popular Craft in the USA and Europe are different than in...

  • Leonardo da Vinci, The Lady with an Ermine Leonardo da Vinci, The Lady with an Ermine

    Painting of the Week

    Painting of the Week: Leonardo da Vinci, The Lady with an Ermine

    By April 14, 2019

    This, one of the greatest masterpieces of Western art by Leonardo da Vinci, presents Cecilia Gallerani (ca. 1473–1536). Young, beautiful and talented, especially in the areas of music and literature, she entered the Court of Milan and wrote...

  • Artists' Stories

    Alec Soth’s American Landscapes, Global Interiors

    By April 13, 2019

    Alec Soth is a contemporary American photographer who so far has specialized in capturing his native US. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he travelled across all states to meet and photograph Americans and their surroundings. In his latest publication,...

  • Arthurian Art in Poland Arthurian Art in Poland

    Art Travels

    Discovering Camelot: Arthurian Art in Poland

    By April 12, 2019

    1887 saw a significant discovery in the field of medieval art, though at the time nobody, not even the discoverer himself, was aware of the real value of his find. The discoverer was one Wilhelm Klose, the tax...

  • 20th century

    Kandinsky’s Inspiration? Nature, Spirituality and Other Artists

    By April 11, 2019

    Wassily Kandinsky: a lawyer turned painter, a painter turned lecturer, a green-fingered man for whom a house with garden was a curse (because instead of working he would spend hours digging and sowing). Rightly considered one of the...

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