Jewellery in Rossetti’s paintingsJanuary 26, 2018
Each jewellery in Rossetti’s paintings worn by his models wasn’t invented but copied from actual accessories from the artist’s collection. Pieces were carefully selected to complement the garment, color and other aesthetic features of the painting. Rossetti kept...
Women in Rossetti’s Life and ArtDecember 27, 2017
Anyone who is reminded of Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood will remember their style by the representation of a very particular type of women – the ones with angular facial features, prominent jawline, straight nose, voluminous hair – the type of...
Jozef Mehoffer – Strange GardenJune 17, 2017
Usually on our Painting of the Week cycle we feature internationally acclaimed masterpieces. But today we wanted to feature a beautiful painting, that unfortunately is more known locally. It’s Strange Garden, painted by Polish Jozef Mehoffer in 1902-1903...
Symbolism In Victorian ArtFebruary 9, 2017
Symbolism, in the late 19th century, came out of the romantic movement and explored the meanings of forms, lines, shapes and colour, drawing on such literary genres as mythology and subjects such as dreams and nightmares, religion, life...
5 Paintings By Piet Mondrian You Wouldn’t Believe Were HisFebruary 1, 2017
Piet Mondrian, one of the founders of the Dutch modern movement De Stijl, is mostly known for his pure abstractions from the 1920s, reduced to lines and rectangles and basics colors. You know what I mean: But before Mondrian...
Magnificent Mountain Landscapes of Ferdinand HodlerDecember 20, 2016
Ferdinand Hodler is the most influential Swiss artist in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The most popular paintings by Hodler have been his landscapes which in his own words, bring out “nature’s essential beauty”. Sadly, Hodler saw himself...
The Mysterious Road From Edvard Munch’s The ScreamDecember 12, 2016
The Scream is one of the most famous masterpieces of modern art. Edvard Munch created four versions of the compositions created as both paintings and pastels. The National Gallery in Oslo, holds one of two painted versions. The...
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