Nazi-looted Cézanne Painting To Be Shown In SwitzerlandJuly 13, 2018
Kunstmuseum Bern in Switzerland has put a new painting on view on Tuesday – a Cézanne from the notorious Nazi-looted art trove of Cornelius Gurlitt. The painting, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire (1897) went on view for the first time since...
Aftermath: Art in the Wake of World War OneJuly 11, 2018
When you walk into the first room of any exhibition, there is an involuntary holding of the breath as it can often be a make or break moment. Walk into the first room of Tate Britain’s Aftermath: Art...
The Miniatures of Reza Abbasi: True Tips For A Happier LifeJuly 10, 2018
Everyone wants to be happy and each of us has a different idea of happiness. For some, it’s finishing college and getting a new job. For others, it’s the whole weekend watching TV shows. But no matter what...
Painting of the Week – The Merode Altarpiece by Robert CampinJuly 8, 2018
Today’s painting of the week is the Merode Altarpiece by the workshop of Robert Campin, c. 1427-32. This work is a triptych (three-panel painting) depicting the Annunciation, Saint Joseph, and two donors. The Annunciation, when the Angel Gabriel...
The Fantasy World of Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s PortraitsJuly 5, 2018
Mannerism was a style in European art that was full of weirdness and exaggeration. Sophistication and artificiality were its second name. It favoured compositional tension and instability. It favoured everything that was as far from Renaissance balance and clarity...
Get To Know The Marajoara Culture!July 3, 2018
You have probably heard of the Incas, Mayans, and Aztecs. These civilizations are called pre-Columbian, a division that includes everything that happened in the American continent from the Paleolithic until the Europeans arrived there in the 15th century....
Painting of the Week – In the Studio by William Merritt ChaseJuly 1, 2018
William Merritt Chase (1849-1916) was an important American artist and teacher. He also had a really cool studio. Let’s take a look inside Chase’s studio with our painting of the week – In the Studio by William Merritt...
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