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Memphis Is Not in Fact a City but a Design Group

By January 18, 2019

Heard of Memphis? And I do not mean here the city in...

Museums & Exhibitions

Epic Abstraction: An Enhanced Perspective

By January 17, 2019

‘Epic Abstraction: Pollock to Herrera’ is an ongoing exhibition from the Metropolitan...

  • Museums & Exhibitions

    How To Tackle Art With Kids: Try Some Philosophy!

    By January 12, 2017

    Discover 3 artworks, the questions they raise and what children have to say about them. At the Kröller-Müller Museum we have been experimenting with philosophy and art since 2005. Every year, hundreds of schools visit our museum to...

  • Artists' Stories

    Everything You Must Know About Parmigianino

    By January 11, 2017

    Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) was born on this day in 1503. Happy Birthday! This great Italian Mannerist painter and printmaker was active in Florence, Rome, Bologna, and his native city of Parma. His work is characterized by a “refined...

  • 20th century

    Before Boccioni Turned Futurist

    By January 10, 2017

    Very few artists developed their styles early in the careers. Most of them were searching for the new means of expression for their entire lives, often making unexpected turns and changes. One of such artists was Umberto Boccioni,...

  • 20th century

    Harald Sohlberg, The Solitary Genius

    By January 9, 2017

    Harald Sohlberg was a Norwegian painter whose works can be described as “Neo-romantic”. He is particularly known for his depictions of the mountains of Rondane and the town of Røros. Perhaps his most widely recognized paintings, in several...

  • Impressionism

    James McNeill Whistler, Portrait of Artist’s Mother (Painting Of The Week)

    By January 8, 2017

    This is one of the most famous works by an American artist outside the United States. It has been variously described as an American icon and a Victorian Mona Lisa. Today we will talk about “The Artist’s Mother”,...

  • Special Occasion & News

    Any New Year’s Resolutions?

    By January 7, 2017

    Do you also try to change your life when the New Year approaches? Quitting smoking, finding a girlfriend/boyfriend, going on a diet, starting a business or changing a job… The list is endless and this is why I...

  • 20th century

    Beyond Flowers And Desert, Georgia O’Keeffe’s New York

    By January 6, 2017

    She is definitely best known for her subtle, sometimes almost abstract depictions of flowers and New Mexico landscapes. But there’s also another great chapter in Georgia O’Keeffe’s artistic career that happens to be overseen sometimes – the New York...

  • 20th century

    Tamara de Lempicka, The First Woman Artist To Be A Glamour Star

    By January 5, 2017

    This is how Tamara de Lempicka, the most famous Art Deco painter, was described by her Hollywood clients. If one wanted to enter the socialite circles, one needed the portrait made by her- the ‘Baroness of the brush’....

  • Artists' Stories

    The Mystery Of Vincent Van Gogh’s Photos

    By January 4, 2017

    Vincent van Gogh famously recorded himself in numerous self-portraits, but he hated photography and supposedly he never sat for a photo as an adult. There are two rare photos of the artist as a child that are known to exist. One...

  • Artists' Stories

    Everything You Must Know About Sandro Botticelli

    By January 3, 2017

    Sandro Botticelli – everyone knows his name and his The Birth of Venus and Primavera. This master of Early Renaissance belonged to the Florentine School under the patronage of Lorenzo de’ Medici, a movement that Giorgio Vasari would...

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