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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...

  • 20th century

    Abakans – The New Humans of Magdalena Abakanowicz

    By October 15, 2016

    I can see a group of approximately 250 people, all of them standing. Children and adults. I come closer and I realize they have no heads. I come even closer and I touch one of them. He’s soft...

  • Symbols

    A Small Guide To Still Life Symbols (Part 2)

    By October 14, 2016

    This is the second part of our article about the symbols in 16th and 17th century still lifes from the Netherlands. Read the first part here. So, we are back with our small guide to still life symbols....

  • Gifs

    Weekly Art Gifs Selection

    By October 14, 2016

    The time has come for our weekly art gifs selection. Today we have for you… 1. John the Baptist with a photobombing Jesus 2. Adam and Eve dreaming of pizza 3. A cut Nightmare 4. Andy Warhol. No...

  • Architecture

    Pen Pineapple Apple Pen – Art Edition

    By October 13, 2016

    I’m pretty sure you know the new viral youtube song. While watching it for a hundredth time, I remembered a real artistic folly bearing an (in)famous title of “the most bizarre building in Scotland”: the PINEAPPLE HOUSE. Yes,...

  • Food

    A Small Guide To Still Life Symbols (Part 1)

    By October 12, 2016

    You may think that all those marvellous Dutch still lifes from the 16th and 17th century were just some random sets of fruits, vegetables and sculls. But guess what, they all had their hidden meaning! The still life...

  • Symbolism

    5 Facts That Will Help You Understand Symbolism

    By October 11, 2016

    Symbolism as a term can be confusing. Usually grouped with the other post-impressionist movements, Symbolism emerged at just about the same time as Impressionism, but it is not entirely accurate to call it “post” Impressionist. So what exactly Symbolism...

  • Artists' Stories

    How Did Caravaggio Die? The Answer Is Not Easy

    By October 10, 2016

    Caravaggio was a great artist, no doubt about it. But he was also a rowdy. An early published notice on him, dating from 1604 and describing his lifestyle three years previously, recounts that “after a fortnight’s work he will...

  • Artists' Stories

    Raphael and La Fornarina – The Love Story

    By October 9, 2016

    Margarita Luti is also known as La Fornarina,  which means “the baker’s daughter”. According to the legend, she was the mistress and model of Raphael. According to Vasari, the leading gossip girl of the Renaissance artists, Raphael was a “very...

  • Animals

    Meet Famous Artists And Their Cats (Cuteness Overload)

    By October 8, 2016

      So many great artists have shared one very special love: the love of cats. Here you will find 7 modern artists who loved their felines and have taken photos with them: 1. Salvador Dalí with his pet ocelot,...

  • Literature

    How Well Do You Know Shakespeare? Check Your Knowledge [Quiz]

    By October 7, 2016

    As probably every fan of Shakespeare is aware of, in 2016 The entire Globe (pun intended) celebrates this ingenious writer, poet and actor. On this occasion, we want to join the party and present 5 stunning works by...

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