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Christ In The Storm On The Sea Of Galilee, By Rembrandt

By July 15, 2018

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Artists' Stories

Mariano Fortuny – A Genius From Venice

By July 14, 2018

Well, I lied. Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo was not originally from Venice,...

  • Latin American Art

    Get To Know The Marajoara Culture!

    By 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....

  • 20th century

    Seven Haunting Town Paintings by Egon Schiele

    By July 2, 2018

    Austrian artist Egon Schiele is best known for his shamelessly erotic and frank representations of the human form. But alongside his startlingly revealing portraits and raw nude studies lie haunting journeys into fragile existence via town paintings and landscapes. His expressive, vulnerable...

  • Painting of the Week

    Painting of the Week – In the Studio by William Merritt Chase

    By July 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...

  • Artists' Stories

    Julia Margaret Cameron, The Queen Of Pre-Raphaelite Photography

    By June 30, 2018

    The English Victorian artist Julia Margaret Cameron (who was actually born in India and raised in France) was an irreplaceable representative of pre-Raphaelite photography. With a careful look, Julia produced portraits of deep sensitivity, marked by the drama she could...

  • Animals

    Why Was Matisse Obsessed With Goldfish?

    By June 29, 2018

    Goldfish here, goldfish there, in a bowl, in a tank, on a table, by the window, goldfish everywhere. Having been looking at Matisse’s work recently, I realized there was a period in which Matisse was obsessed with goldfish....

  • American Correspondent

    The Futility of Trying to Understand Giacometti—or Anything Else

    By June 28, 2018

    Near the end of the Giacometti exhibit in the Guggenheim Museum in New York City is a video of the artist being interviewed. Giacometti’s hair is at once combed and struggling to break free of the influence of...

  • Animals

    The Rosa Bonheur’s Magnificent Lions And The Portrait Of Wildlife

    By June 27, 2018

    Painting animals is part of a tradition dating back to the 17th century when animal-specialized painters began contributing to portraits, landscapes, or history paintings of other artists. Whether to compose a Natural History book or a shadow of...

  • Museums & Exhibitions

    Seen ‘The Shape of Time’ Exhibition? Hurry Up, Time’s Up

    By June 26, 2018

    You hadn’t been to Vienna if you hadn’t visited the Kunsthistorisches Museum. They have an immense collection of objects and art pieces, spanning from the ancient times of the Kingdom of Egypt up to the 1800s… But, what...

  • View of Barcelona from Park Güell , 2018, Photograph by Filip Grass, Antoni Gaudí's Barcelona View of Barcelona from Park Güell , 2018, Photograph by Filip Grass, Antoni Gaudí's Barcelona

    Architecture

    Exploring Antoni Gaudí’s Barcelona: The World Heritage Route

    By June 25, 2018

    Architect of Catalan Identity and World Heritage June 25 is the birthday of Antoni Gaudí, Catalonia’s most renowned architect and interior designer. Gaudí was born in 1852 in the town of Reus, Tarragona but moved to Barcelona at the age...

  • Art Nouveau

    Gustav Klimt, Death and Life

    By June 24, 2018

    Death was a fascinating theme for many artists. It was frequently imagined as a personified force, also known as the Grim Reaper, a living skeleton who causes the victim’s death by coming to collect them. In turn, people in...

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