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...
Everything You Must Know About Pont-Aven SchoolSeptember 21, 2018
The year 1886 was a turning point for Paul Gauguin’s career as a painter. That was the year when the village of Pont-Aven in Brittany, France, became the centre of a vibrant international artists’ colony. In the late...
You Give Me Fever: Egon Schiele’s Orange ObsessionAugust 25, 2018
I’m sure that our dedicated readers and Instagram followers have already realized that recently we feature Egon Schiele and the Viennese Leopold Museum quite a lot. Today is going to be no different, since I did too visit...
Odilon Redon’s Noir World Of DarknessAugust 13, 2018
The Baloon-Eye. The Crying Spider. The Cactus Man, The Cyclops. This is not the casting list of creatures from some horror movie. These are the creatures created by the endlessly creative mind of Odilon Redon – the individualist...
Britain At Twilight: John Atkinson Grimshaw’s LandscapesAugust 1, 2018
John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893) was a Victorian painter admired for his beautiful evening landscapes. British cities like London, Liverpool, and Leeds were his favorite subjects. Grimshaw’s landscapes are celebrated today, as they were in his own day, for...
Monet’s Bordighera Paintings – A Backgroud Story For A Love AffairJuly 21, 2018
Italy had a major movie moment when it was chosen as the scenery for Call Me By Your Name. But Elio and Oliver were not the first ones to go through all the secret places in Bordighera. Monet...
Observation As An Act Of Creation: The Art of LookingJuly 12, 2018
Observation as an act of creation — whenever you look, you’re painting a perception: Realizing that we are painters of our impressions is as empowering as liberating — and, like in every art form, there’s a way to...
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