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Painting Norway – Harald Sohlberg at Dulwich Picture Gallery

By March 22, 2019

Meet Harald Sohlberg (1869-1935), the creator of the “National Painting of Norway”....


Moondance. Full Moon in Painting

By March 21, 2019

This week sees the Vernal Equinox, when those of us who live...

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    Voyage Cinétique II – Kinetic Art on the Runway

    By February 18, 2019

    Transforming a woman’s body into a piece of art, the Venezuelan Oscar Carvallo introduced 35 outfits with prints, textures, cuts and details created from six works made by another Venezuelan artist, Carlos Cruz-Diez for the collection Voyage Cinétique...

  • Cats

    15 Cats in Art History Every Cat Lover Would Love

    By February 17, 2019

    Today is the day – for some it’s more important than Valentine’s Day, more important than Boxing Day, and even more important than International Pizza Day. Today is… INTERNATIONAL CAT DAY! As the proud owner of Pimpa the...

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    Painting of the Week

    Painting of the Week: Robert Delaunay, Rythmes

    By February 16, 2019

    The picture was inspired by the round shapes that marked the return of the artist to orphism and study of harmony in painting. For Delaunay, modernity is defined by its excessiveness. Under the effects of urban novelties from...

  • Women Artists

    Remembering Alma Thomas

    By February 15, 2019

    Abstract Expressionism was a movement dominated by male artists. Painters such as Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning have held centre stage as the stars of the movement, leaving many female abstract expressionists in their shadows...

  • Special Occasion & News

    Searching for Love in Art

    By February 14, 2019

    LOVE ALERT! The following array of paintings is a heart-warming collection of artworks worth sharing with your beloved. They are so much more romantic than chocolate hearts and cute fluffy animals! Have a magic Valentine’s! Schiele Klimt Gauguin...

  • Love Story

    Summer Interior and Edward Hopper’s Women – Learning the Ropes of Romance

    By February 13, 2019

    Summer Interior: A solitary woman at the centre of an unknown crisis. Edward Hopper’s women appear frequently within his artwork. Most notably depicted as looking longingly out of windows, passively into their laps or as engaged in some...

  • Artists' Stories

    Dick Ket: The Artist with Drumstick Fingers

    By February 12, 2019

    The extraordinary self-portraits by Dick Ket, many of which are unknown to the world, quietly invite their viewers into a silent life spent in a small space of a few square meters. They tell a beautiful story like a...

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    Love Story

    An Avant-garde Love Story: Goncharova and Larionov’s Romance

    By February 11, 2019

    Valentine’s Day is coming up so it’s high time to get into the romantic mood. Since it’s already been our little tradition to feature a love story, this year can be no different and today I’ll show you...

  • Painting of the Week

    Painting of the Week: Gustave Courbet, Woman with a Parrot

    By February 10, 2019

    Gustav Courbet, the enfant terrible of French 19th-century art, did everything he could to save himself in the memory of the contemporary art critics. After the success of Cabanel’s Birth of Venus at the Salon of 1863, Courbet wanted to...

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    Women Artists

    Making Meaning: Charlotte Salomon Painting Her Childhood

    By February 9, 2019

    The artist Charlotte Salomon was tragically killed in the gas chamber at Auschwitz at the age of 26, whilst 5 months pregnant. She left behind two legacies: a beautiful collection of her paintings and a fascinating story. Magda Michalska...

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