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  • A New Rembrandt Painting Discovered

    By June 13, 2018

    In 2016, the Dutch art dealer Jan Six purchased a 17th-century portrait of an unidentified young man at a Christie’s auction in London. The pre-sale estimate of the then-unidentified painting had been just £15,000 – £20,000 ($20,000 –...

  • World Cup Opening Game with LS Lowry

    By June 11, 2018

    The FIFA World Cup begins in Russia on Thursday! Whether you’re fans of football, or you get bored watching the telly, it’s always fun to get carried away by the sport spirit, cheering for a favorite team. To...

  • Join Our Team!

    By June 9, 2018

    Dear reader!  If you love art history as we do,  feel that you want to share this love with other people, have the impression that you have to make the art accessible to everyone, love writing or want...

  • Picasso Sighting in New York City—He’s Mowing his Lawn

    By June 7, 2018

    I looked across the street and saw Pablo Picasso mowing his lawn. He was ten feet tall. He was inside a fence, which was unusual, and the expression on his face, with both eyes bulging and a look...

  • Restoration of “Last Supper” You Had No Idea Existed

    By June 6, 2018

    Everybody knows Last Supper painted by Leonardo da Vinci hosted in the Milanese church Santa Maria delle Grazie. But does anyone know another painting treating the same theme painted by a woman artist in Florence around 50 years...

  • Famous Painters and Their Children

    By June 1, 2018

    On June 1st, 1925, the World Conference for the well-being of Children held in Geneva, Switzerland, proclaimed June 1 to be International Children’s Day. Later, in 1954 the UN established a Universal Children’s Day on the 20th November....

  • Our Dad is an Artist: Thomas Gainsborough’s Daughters

    By May 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...

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