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Game Of The 7 Errors With Lucas Cranach The Elder

By June 22, 2018

Do you like games? Your mission in today’s game is to identify...

Artists' Stories

Start The Summer With Salvador Dalí

By June 21, 2018

Summer is officially on! If you’re still looking for a beach where...

  • Artists' Stories

    The Story of An Excessively Electric Friendship Between Vincent and Paul

    By September 28, 2016

    People say that you shouldn’t live with your friends because your friendship may deteriorate. And the story of friendship between Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin can be used as an exemplary illustration of this saying. An initially innocent...

  • Religious Art

    The Best Of Judith And Holofernes Paintings

    By September 27, 2016

    Judith and Holofernes is one of the most feminist themes in the history of art. It is a biblical story written in the apocryphal Book of Judith. Judith was a beautiful widow who was upset with her Jewish countrymen for...

  • 20th century

    Picasso’s Favourite Instrument…

    By September 26, 2016

    That’s pretty obvious – it’s a guitar! (whoever had any dirty thoughts given the title, go to read about emotions first). It’s probably the most significant instrument for Cubism or even for the entire modern art. It featured in every...

  • Eastern world

    Orientalism of Eugène Delacroix – Beware The Colours!

    By September 25, 2016

    Eugène Delacroix was a French Romantic artist regarded from the outset of his career as the leader of the French Romantic school. The 19th-century French painters, including Delacroix, loved Orient. We can even say that “Orientalism” was a...

  • Literature

    5 Books About Famous Artists You Need To Read This Autumn

    By September 24, 2016

    September has come. Cold evenings, dark days, windy, unpleasant moments everyone would like to forget ASAP. Only museums can save us! And biographies of famous artists. Here they are, five books you should read in this awful time...

  • Gifs

    Weekly Art Gif Selection: The Autumn Is Coming

    By September 23, 2016

    This Weekly Art Gif Selection won’t have a motif. Summer’s gone I am not in the mood. But if you are in the mood you can: 1. Say Cheeeese American Gothic style 2. Contemplate a techno-Mondrian 3. Go for...

  • Artists' Stories

    Suzanne Valadon: The Mistress Of Montmartre

    By September 23, 2016

    She started as a model because she didn’t have money for professional painting classes. She would watch the artists for whom she worked, such as Henri de Tolouse-Lautrec or Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and follow their moves and techniques. Suzanne...

  • Food

    Click Here If You’re On A Diet And Craving Something Sweet

    By September 22, 2016

    I’ve decided – I’m going on a diet. Another one. And this time I’m going to stick to it, honestly! In order to survive, because I have a terrible sweet tooth, I’ve prepared something I can hold on...

  • 20th century

    Edvard Munch’s Life In Photos

    By September 21, 2016

    Of course, Edvard Munch is best known for his oils on canvas, but he was also one of the first of the generation of painters who dabbled in amateur photography. When Munch died in 1944, he left 183 photographs in his house....

  • Art Nouveau

    Meet Jane Avril, The Great Muse Of Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

    By September 20, 2016

    Jane Avril was the dancer and the star of the Moulin Rouge in the 1890s. Her legend is alive until this day – her semi-fictionalized character was reinterpreted by Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge! (2001).  She also became an emblematic figure...

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