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  • Everything You Must Know About James Ensor Paintings

    By October 30, 2017

    Halloween is coming and in our team we were thinking who should we feature tomorrow on our DailyArt app (available for free on iOS and Android). It’s so easy to go with Füssli and his Shakespeare-like scenes, Goya...

  • El Greco: the Grandfather of Expressionism

    By October 19, 2017

    The Guide to the Prado describes El Greco as a “philosopher, as an intellectual and as a sensitive and idiosyncratic artist.” It is these qualities, inherent in his individual style, that makes him the direct ancestor to modern...

  • The ‘Degenerate’ World of Otto Dix

    By August 3, 2017

    The dictionary definition of degenerate states it is “having lost the physical, mental, or moral qualities considered normal and desirable; showing evidence of decline.”  In the 1930s, Hitler and the National Socialist Party used the term to denounce...

  • Why You May Not Have Heard of Clyfford Still

    By July 3, 2017

    Abstract Expressionism is an American movement that included artists such as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, and Willem de Kooning. While you probably have heard of these artists, have you heard of Clyfford Still? He is acknowledged for being...

  • Gabriele Munter, Breakfast of Birds – Painting Of The Week

    By January 15, 2017

    Gabriele Munter (1877-1962) was a German Expressionist painter born in Berlin and most known for her landscapes and use of color. She developed a love of drawing as a young child and garnered her parents support to pursue...

  • Before Boccioni Turned Futurist

    By January 10, 2017

    Very few artists developed their styles early in the careers. Most of them were searching for the new means of expression for their entire lives, often making unexpected turns and changes. One of such artists was Umberto Boccioni,...

  • Edvard Munch and Death

    By July 23, 2016

    “Illness, madness and death were the black angels that watched over my cradle and have since followed me through life,” Munch wrote in his notes, almost as an explanation for all the death-related motifs that were to form...

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