The Spirit of Ecstasy – A Story of Goddesses And Secret AffairsApril 21, 2018
The story of the Spirit of Ecstasy is one to be pulled from the gossip columns of London high society. It involves rich and aristocratic benefactors, beautiful women and secret affairs. Join us on a journey spiced with...
The Sad Story Of Vincent Van Gogh And His LoversMarch 29, 2018
Vincent van Gogh’s love life was a really sad one. Here we have a look at the list of artist’s lovers which is full of unsuccessful romances and rejections. I’m really sorry that none of these stories will...
The Nude Love of Ida Rubinstein and Romaine BrooksMarch 27, 2018
Being a bisexual woman at the beginning of the 20th century was difficult. They were looked down at, they were scorned and discussed behind their backs. But they kept on going, working, and loving. Here comes a story...
Gluck And Her No Prefix, No Suffix Queer ArtFebruary 21, 2018
Since February is the LGBT history month in the UK where I live, I want to participate in the promotion of tolerance and raising awareness of the prejudices faced by LGBTQ+ people. This is why I would like to...
The Flying Lovers, Bella and Marc ChagallFebruary 17, 2018
Valentines or not, a love story is always a good read, especially if it’s such a magic and touching story as the one between Bella and Marc Chagall. Sad end guys, so prepare. Love at First Sight They...
Five Ideas For Valentine’s Day Inspired By Art HistoryFebruary 14, 2018
Valentine’s Day is here and the internet is full of advice on how to make this day special. We’re joining with a few ideas inspired by art history, illustrated by beautiful artworks from Rijksmuseum and Mauritshuis. Enjoy! ...
Symbolism in Beata Beatrix by Dante Gabriel RossettiJanuary 13, 2018
Rossetti started Beata Beatrix in 1863 after the death of his wife Elizabeth Siddal (1829-62). The painting illustrates the last chapter of Medieval Florentine writer Dante Alighieri (1265-1321)’s poem La Vita Nuova (1295). The female figure is of...
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