Stories By Errika Gerakiti
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...
Art State of Mind
Book Review: Sofonisba, Portraits of the SoulJanuary 15, 2020
Sofonisba, Portraits of the soul is a book by Chiara Montani about the life and work of the Italian artist Sofonisba Anguissola. Sofonisba was an artist during the Renaissance in Italy and Spain. She was the...
Picasso Damaged at Tate ModernJanuary 10, 2020
On the 28th of December 2019, a man from the public marred the Picasso painting, Bust of a Woman. The painting is on a long-term loan from a private collector and it has since been removed...
Banishing the War: the Etchings of Otto DixDecember 10, 2019
When the First World War, also known as the Great War, broke out, everyone was thrilled. The soldiers went happily to fight for their countries. All sides thought they would be winners and were arrogant towards...
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