Rute Ferreira

Someone who believes, through reading and intuition, that the history of art is the true history of humanity. In love with Renaissance art and a huge fan of the Impressionists.

Articles by Rute


Japanese art

Superfab, Superflat! The Most Renowned Works by Takashi Murakami

Takashi Murakami is a Japanese artist best known for his collaborations with multiple fashion brands and famous singers. You may know him from his 2019 collab with Billie Eilish, for the music video of You Should See Me in a Crown. His creativity is informed by traditional Japanese arts and modern Japanese pop culture. His artworks appeal both to the masses as well as collectors of fine art.

Rucha Vijay Bodas 26 August 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Thomas Cole, The Architect’s Dream

The Architect’s Dream is an outstanding example of architectural genre. It was painted by American artist and founder of the Hudson River School Thomas Cole in 1840 for the New York architect Ithiel Town. The painting seamlessly stitches together Egyptian, Graeco-Roman and Gothic styles into a fantastical landscape.

Rucha Vijay Bodas 8 August 2021

Art State of Mind

Five Ways to Enjoy Your Vacation Time, Inspired by Art History

The first half of the year ended. It is always interesting to breathe, take stock of what we have done so far, and prepare for the second semester.

Rute Ferreira 7 July 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Albert Eckhout, Mameluca Woman

For readers in the northern hemisphere, spring has just begun. For those of us in the southern half of the globe, it's the fall that presents itself.

Rute Ferreira 28 April 2019

Dine & Wine

Coffee, Tea, Beer… Drinks in Art for All Tastes!

Cast the first stone they who do not love to get home and enjoy a good drink after a tiring day of work. Or find friends at a happy hour to share...

Rute Ferreira 6 August 2021

Art State of Mind

Art and Math: Aesthetics of Calculations

Do you like math? Well, many of us might have had some problems with it when we were in school (I, at least, had many!) and got fed up with it. So...

Rute Ferreira 5 January 2019

Masterpiece Stories

Salvador Dalí, The Hallucinogenic Toreador

When someone says Surrealism, I bet one of the first things that come to mind is the name of the artist Salvador Dalí, right? This is natural, as...

Rute Ferreira 28 October 2018

Artist Stories

The Gentle Scottish Painter David Allan

If you like historical paintings and portraits, this article is for you. Today I want to introduce you to the Scottish painter David Allan who is...

Rute Ferreira 24 October 2018

South American Art

Women By Anita Malfatti, The First Modernist Artist Of Brazil

Women portraits made by other women are always worthy of attention. The representation of a woman by another is not usually idealized or romanticized...

Rute Ferreira 4 September 2018

Baroque

Pure Happiness, Fun, and Joy in Jan Steen’s Paintings

I am a true happiness digger and I’m looking for happiness also in art. If you are a frequent reader here, you may have seen our other articles...

Rute Ferreira 16 July 2021