Wayne Thiebaud’s Sweet Paintings and Sharon Core’s Take on ThemOctober 10, 2018
For centuries we have seen artists copying others’ work in order to learn how to draw correctly or to find out what style they want to follow. But what if in the 21st-century copying was used for another...
Gustav Klimt And His Love For Trees In PaintingsOctober 9, 2018
Gustav Klimt, the greatest master of Vienna Secession is known for his golden paintings full of fantastic creatures, rich ornaments and beautiful women (who are often naked). But Klimt had also another, less known side called the Waldschrat–someone...
Two Billion Dollars and the Stunning Art Collection of Heidi HortenOctober 5, 2018
She met her husband in a hotel bar. She was 19, he was 32 years her senior and a founder of the fourth-largest German department store business, Horten AG. They got married, moved to Switzerland and lived together a...
Some Things to Know about the Ancient Greek Stylistic PeriodsOctober 3, 2018
There are four general Ancient Greek stylistic periods. Different, note-worthy styles, influences from invading cultures and their lasting effects on the art of Ancient Greece characterize each period. *Below is a generalization of the major Ancient Greek stylistic periods.*...
The iPad-designed David Hockney’s Queen’s Window Presented At Westminster AbbeySeptember 29, 2018
David Hockney is an artist who lately, while creating his works often reaches for… his iPad. A coloured window designed on a tablet has been unveiled at Westminster Abbey. It shows blue skies and a red country path...
Alexander Calder’s The Eagle in SeattleSeptember 25, 2018
American sculptor, Alexander Calder, most famous for his kinetic moving, suspended mobile sculptures, also created a number of massive stationary works known as stabiles. One such sculpture is The Eagle. It is the centrepiece of the Olympic Sculpture...
Persephone and the Pomegranate: Art in Ancient GreeceSeptember 24, 2018
How has a simple, yet beautiful fruit, been the centre of attention throughout history? The pomegranate is symbolic in many cultures and religions, not just art in Ancient Greece. But for the purpose of this post, the intersection...
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