A Study of Loneliness and Isolation: The Man in BlueMay 20, 2018
So here he is. A mysterious guy in a suit, drinking at the hotel bar. Everything is dark around him, he himself seems to be blurry and undefined – a classic Everyman. Who is he? Is his identity...
Do You Know that Henri Matisse Actually Came to Morocco?May 19, 2018
The first thoughts that come to one’s mind when one thinks of Henri Matisse are France, fauvism, raw shapes and colors, smooth brushstrokes, modern art… But never Morocco! Why not? First, because not many people know that Henri...
Our Dad is an Artist: Thomas Gainsborough’s DaughtersMay 14, 2018
British portrait and landscape painter Thomas Gainsborough was born on this day in 1727. Happy Birthday, Thomas! To celebrate, let’s talk about a topic that was very important to him – his daughters Mary and Margaret. There are...
Painting Of The Week: J. A. D Ingres, Paolo and FrancescaMay 13, 2018
Paolo and Francesca is painting by the French artist Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, produced in seven known versions between 1814 and 1819. The story of Paolo and Francesca is derived from Dante’s Inferno. Today we are going to discuss one of them. Here we...
Most Important Works of Joseph Beuys (Birthday Edition)May 12, 2018
Today Joseph Beuys would turn 97. He was one of those mysterious artists whose biography can be considered a separate work of art, a legend. He’s rightly regarded as one of the most influential artists of the second...
Visit Eugène Delacroix Exhibition At The Louvre With Mr. BacchusMay 11, 2018
Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) The early 19th century is a period when France is going through historical changes on all fronts. The anger of the people roars, the streets of Paris tremble and bleed, the Arts are transforming, and...
War, What Is It Good For? Absolutely Nothing! A Protest Art StoryMay 10, 2018
The following article could contain a depiction of violence. It’s intended only for mature audiences. From Guernica to Vietnam: a protest art story Points awarded to anyone who recognizes that the lyric in the title is from the...
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