How To Break Up (And What To Do Next): 5 Love Tips From Brazilian Painter Belmiro de AlmeidaJune 12, 2018
Valentine’s Day is traditionally celebrated on February 14th, you know for sure. But, in the country where I live, Brazil, the date reserved for lovers is June 12th. On that day, couples meet, go to candlelit dinners and...
‘The Divine Sarah’ – Sarah Bernhardt, The First Artist SuperstarJune 9, 2018
While we are all familiar with celebrity culture and can recognise all of the Kardashians from their silhouettes, the idea of ‘celebrity’ is not a new one. In the 19th century, a notorious French actress, who became known...
Restoration of “Last Supper” You Had No Idea ExistedJune 6, 2018
Everybody knows Last Supper painted by Leonardo da Vinci hosted in the Milanese church Santa Maria delle Grazie. But does anyone know another painting treating the same theme painted by a woman artist in Florence around 50 years...
Making art out of anything – Christoph Niemann’s illustrationJune 4, 2018
A pair of bananas could become a horse and a poppy seeds bun could be stubble being shaven – you never know with Christoph Niemann and his illustration. Bio Christoph Niemann (b. 1970) is an illustration superstar and...
Painting of the Week: Cornelia, Mother of the Gracchi by Angelica KauffmannJune 3, 2018
Cornelia, Mother of the Gracchi by Angelica Kauffmann shows a pretty Roman woman and her three children. But it’s much more than that. It has an important message: family is everything. The subject of Cornelia, Mother of the Gracchi...
Famous Painters and Their ChildrenJune 1, 2018
On June 1st, 1925, the World Conference for the well-being of Children held in Geneva, Switzerland, proclaimed June 1 to be International Children’s Day. Later, in 1954 the UN established a Universal Children’s Day on the 20th November....
Fernando Botero’s Guide to Colombian History and CultureMay 30, 2018
The Most Colombian of Colombian Artists New York City. Barcelona, Bilbao, and Madrid. Paris, France. Goslar and Bamberg, Germany. Vaduz, Lichtenstein. Jerusalem, Israel and Yerevan, Armenia. Singapore. These are only some of the cities where Fernando Botero’s easily...
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