Stories By Zuzanna Stanska
The Fantastic Jungles of Henri RousseauMay 14, 2020
Henri Rousseau was a French painter who painted in the Naïve or Primitive manner. He was also known as Le Douanier (the customs officer), which was a humorous description of his occupation as a toll collector. He was self-taught...
10 Vincent van Gogh’s Self-Portraits You Need to KnowMay 9, 2020
Vincent van Gogh created thirty six self-portraits in the space of only ten years. In his case, these works are an amazing source of knowledge not only of how van Gogh looked (although we know that...
ALL Art In BoJack Horseman We Could Find Gathered In One Place (6th Season Update)May 5, 2020
We love it when pop culture adopts, uses, and remixes art history, especially when that mixture includes a T.V. show! If you’re a BoJack Horseman fan and an art aficionado, you’re going to love this article....
10 Blue Yves Klein Masterpieces You Must KnowApril 28, 2020
On this day, April 28th in 1928, Yves Klein was born, a French artist and the leading member of the French artistic movement of Nouveau Réalisme. Klein was a pioneer in the development of performance art...
The Orientalism of Eugène Delacroix – Beware of the Colors!April 26, 2020
Eugène Delacroix was a French Romantic artist who was seen as the leader of the French Romantic school of art from the beginning of his career. 19th-century French painters, including Delacroix, loved the Orient and the...
10 Facts You Need to Know About Fernando BoteroApril 19, 2020
Fernando Botero is a Colombian figurative artist and sculptor. Once you see his art, you will never forget it. He depicts people and figures in large, exaggerated volume. He is considered the most recognized and quoted...
Ten Classic Art Masterpieces to Welcome SpringApril 18, 2020
Persephone the goddess of vegetation was the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Demeter. Wherever she stepped, flowers would appear and all of the animals would follow her to marvel her beauty. Hades, the lord of the...
Yayoi Kusama and Her World of Polka DotsApril 15, 2020
Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist and writer, born in 1929. Well-known for her repeating dot patterns, her art encompasses an astonishing variety of media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, film, performance and immersive installation. It ranges...
7 Things You Need to Know About Jean-Honoré FragonardApril 5, 2020
Before reading on, you should know that Jean-Honoré Fragonard was a Rococo master. One can say that Fragonard was Rococo. The works of this French painter and printmaker are pure exuberance and hedonism. Combined with loose brushstrokes and brilliant...
René Magritte: Lovers in SeparationMarch 30, 2020
Now, while we are all being asked to practice social distancing, you have probably been bombarded with the paintings of lovers by René Magritte. Magritte’s surreal style is unmistakable, his wit is well-known but his depictions...
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