Stories By Errika Gerakiti
Punk in Art: Steampunk, Dieselpunk, and CyberpunkJuly 28, 2020
There are many artistic styles and genres not recognized by the official art world. In some cases, the artists of a certain genre struggle for acknowledgement. Their works might be technically excellent but for one reason...
Art History 101
Art Nouveau ExplainedJuly 14, 2020
Art Nouveau is one of the most distinguished styles in art. Even though its duration was brief, it quickly became a fetish of the elite. It spread through all social groups and classes. It was an...
5 Greek Female Artists You Should KnowJuly 8, 2020
The debate around the position of women in art is going even further every year. On a global level there have been studies, articles, and books about women artists that had a huge impact in the...
5 Books About Van Gogh You Have to ReadMay 21, 2020
Vincent van Gogh is one of those artists whose reputation precedes them. The tormented child of the art, the cursed artist, the madman, the genius, the weird, or the eccentric are only a few of the...
The Scary Dr. Caligari: German Expressionism and Horror MoviesMay 15, 2020
Expressionism is a movement with many branches. It inspired many different artists and each one of them embraced it differently. Above all, it encouraged experimentation with art. The goal was no longer to imitate nature. Rather,...
Lowbrow Art, Subcultural Movement or Legitimate Art Generation?April 21, 2020
Somewhere between the late 1960s and the 1970s, a new artistic movement emerged from the underground scene. At that time it didn’t have any self-consciousness, as there wasn’t even a name for it. However, the art...
The Big Eyes of Margaret KeaneApril 15, 2020
Surely you have come across Keane’s paintings at some point. They portray children and animals with huge eyes, looking at the viewer with sadness. They have been used in prints, on mugs and they have inspired...
10 Best Movies Related to Art for Time Spent in QuarantineMarch 24, 2020
This is clearly a difficult time for humanity. Coronavirus has been declared a pandemic and people are advised to stay at home and eliminate physical interaction as much as possible. So, what do we do to...
Is Fashion a Form of Art?March 11, 2020
Fashion and art are two passionate lovers. Their beautiful affair has been commemorated many times in museums, exhibitions, and on the runways. Everyone knows about the annual Met Gala where this relationship is celebrated to its...
Christian Dior and Surrealist Women ArtistsFebruary 12, 2020
Since the entrance of feminism into public debate in recent years, it has influenced many aspects of our culture. One of these is fashion. Many designers have embraced female empowerment and diversity in many ways. One...
- 15 Cats in Art History Every Cat Lover Would Love
- Let’s Ride a Tiger! Escape into the Exotic with Henri Rousseau
- The Eyes Have It: The Moai of Easter Island
- Art History 101: Twelve Portraits You Should Know
- The Sacred Cats of Ancient Egypt
- Lee Krasner, Much More than a Muse
- 10 National Museum in Warsaw Highlights You Need to Know
- Maneki Neko – Those Lucky Cats (NSFW)
- Painting of the Week: The Obsequies of an Egyptian Cat by John Weguelin
- Can You Spot the Cat? Cats Hidden in Famous Paintings