Paul Klee’s Autumn AtmosphereSeptember 26, 2017
Hello autumn! I really like this season, especially for its colour palette: reddish and yellowish leaves, beige rainbow coats, green wellies, orange pumpkins… The colours of fall are warm and they create a unique atmosphere of coziness. Can you...
Picnic Time! Best Picnic Inspirations From ArtAugust 22, 2017
August picnics or barbecues, when the sun is shining, the grass is green and birds are singing… When the basket is full of yummy sandwiches and bottles of home-made compote… If you’re planning a summer eat-out with your...
Oh, I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside – Bathing In ArtJuly 24, 2017
With the summer holidays upon us, it’s seems appropriate to take a small tour through depictions of leisure bathing in art. The package holiday signalled the start of the concept of going away for a break and we...
Birdies, Flowers and Virgins: Real Meanings Of Spring In ArtMarch 28, 2017
Spring is my favourite season and it seems to be a favourite season of many artists throughout history. Is it for its blossoming flowers, singing birds and longer days? Or is it rather for its many symbolic connotations,...
Pieter Bruegel The Elder, The Hunters In The Snow In MoviesDecember 30, 2016
The Hunters in the Snow by Pieter Bruegel the Elder are in the medieval and early Renaissance tradition of the Labours of the Months: depictions of various rural activities and work understood by a spectator in Breugel’s time...
Japanese Woodblock Prints Ukiyo-e With Snow And WinterDecember 21, 2016
Woodblock prints were initially used as early as the eighth century in Japan to disseminate texts, especially Buddhist scriptures In 1765, new technology made it possible to produce single-sheet prints in a whole range of colors. Woodblock printing had...
Giovanni Segantini: A Snowy Story With A Sad EndDecember 10, 2016
December is a month of snow (for those in the colder corners of the world…), hot chocolates with marshmallows and mince pies. I’m slowly getting into this snowy mood and that’s why today I want to present you with...
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