Stories By Camilla de Laurentis
Painting of the Week: Banksy, Season’s GreetingsNovember 15, 2020
What if a children’s game turned into a frightening nightmare? And what would you think if the cause was… you? In Port Talbot, UK, Banksy created a graffiti showing an imaginary but terrible consequence of pollution,...
Online Art Travels: An Ultimate Banksy City Guide for 2020October 27, 2020
Nowadays everyone knows Banksy. They actually know his name and his art, since he still remains anonymous. Many wrote and write about him, his identity, his artistic portfolio, and the meanings behind it. This article would...
Real Gray’s Anatomy. Medical Illustration from an Artistic Genre to a ProfessionSeptember 12, 2020
Since the beginning of human history, drawing and creating diagrams have been essential. They were the easiest and most useful form of communication and recording. The main subject matter was, of course, everyday life – animals...
The Bugatti Brothers: A Story About Cars and CowsAugust 29, 2020
Nowadays Bugatti is a legendary company in the field of automobile technology. However, few people know the history of the man behind the trademark, and even more interesting, the family behind the name. Meet the Bugatti...
VIPs… or VICs (Very Important Colors)? Iconic Hues in Art HistoryJuly 11, 2020
Every person probably dreams of leaving a legacy to the world. For artists this is a central goal and they try to do it through their masterpieces of course. Some people even went further though… They...
Art State of Mind
Seven Books About Art for Holiday ChillJune 22, 2020
Holiday time but not sure if you can afford to travel? Or do you just need something to help forget about social distancing while relaxing somewhere and not being at work? Whatever you are looking for,...
Art State of Mind
Apocalypse Now – Not at the Movies but in ArtMay 20, 2020
Recently, in the majority of countries all over the world, people felt like they were “in the middle of the Apocalypse”. Why does everyone naturally associate that word with the feeling of living in a huge...
Mona Lisa’s IllnessesMay 2, 2020
Everyone has heard about the Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece at the Louvre museum in Paris. But you have probably never heard about… her illnesses! Doctors sometimes try to make a medical diagnosis of the...
A Tribute to Medical Services: Doctors in PaintingsApril 18, 2020
In the last weeks, we have heard a lot about doctors and healthcare workers, thinking of them as present-day heroes facing up to death. But what do they usually do in everyday life? This journey will...
- Painting of the Week: Saint George and the Dragon
- The Night — Ten Beautiful Nocturne Paintings
- How Did Caravaggio Die? The Answer Is Not Easy
- The Mysterious Pinturas Negras Reveal Goya’s Darkest Secrets
- Under Hokusai’s Great Wave
- Did You Know that Monet Was a Master of Caricatures?
- Wanderlust Exhibition – Travel Desire Encapsulated in Paintings
- #MeToo and the Medusa Myth
- Maxfield Parrish – Life and Legacy
- Is Kylie Jenner the New Venus? Interview with the Artist Marco Battaglini
- 10 of the Most Famous Female Artist Self-Portraits
- Frida Kahlo And The Symbolism In Her Art
- Frauhaus: Gunta Stölzl, Walter Gropius, and the Women of the Bauhaus
- The Ephemeral Magic of Raw Clay: Artist Interview with Phoebe Cummings
- The Surprising Career of Lavinia Fontana: Painter of Popes, Nudes, and Noblewomen