Enlightenment and Joseph Wright ‘of Derby’January 8, 2018
Artists of the 17/18th century started to secularise traditional subject matters: science and intellectual exploration began to replace religion and dogma, which greatly shifted the course of the represented world and of intellectual understanding. Joseph Wright ‘of Derby’ was one of...
Legend of Proserpine by Dante Gabriel RossettiJanuary 5, 2018
Works of the famous Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti often resonate with his personal experiences in life and love. Especially, the lush portraits of the larger-than-life goddesses were often inspired by the women who had the biggest significance...
Francisco Goya: The First Modernist?August 17, 2017
Everyone has heard of the Spaniard, Francisco Goya, but what title would you give this enigma of an artist? Court Painter? Romantic? War Correspondent? Celebrity Painter? Social Commentator? Subversive? Modernist? All of these titles are apt, however, would...
Painting Music or Listening to Pictures: Wagnerism in ArtJuly 13, 2017
What is Wagnerism? There are no other cultural movements in the world that were named after one person. Wagnerism was an admiration to Wagner’s musical oeuvre that originated in the second half of the nineteenth century. The attention,...
Eugene Delacroix – The Death of SardanapalusJune 4, 2017
The Death of Sardanapalus is one of the most spectacular paintings of Eugene Delacroix. It currently hangs in the Musée du Louvre in Paris but there is also a smaller replica, painted by Delacroix in 1844. The Death of...
Caspar David Friedrich: 10 Most Famous WorksMay 2, 2017
Caspar David Friedrich works changed the face of landscape paintings with his intense and emotional focus on nature, and became a key member of the Romantic Movement. His works are easily recognizable and and often cited by popular...
Henry Fuseli And His Fantasy WorldMarch 3, 2017
Henry Fuseli was a master of romantic imaginary. He was one of those artists who shaped our vision of the epoch. That scary vision. He was born in Zürich, Switzerland under the last name of Füssli. After Fuseli was...
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