Stories By Zuzanna Stanska
Edgar Degas and His Most Beautiful BallerinasJuly 10, 2020
Edgar Degas was one of the founders of Impressionism, however, he didn’t like the term and preferred to call it “Realist” or “Independent”. Ballet dancers were one of his main subjects. “People call me the painter of dancing...
Bodies And Erotic Art
Danse Macabre: Dancing with SkeletonsJuly 7, 2020
Danse Macabre (Dance of Death) – a weird dance between people and skeletons. You might think that it is a scene from a horror movie. But surprisingly, it is a medieval allegorical concept for the all-conquering...
Jeff Koons and His Balloon DogsJuly 3, 2020
What do Jeff Koons, Jay Z, Christie’s, and clowns have in common? Balloon dogs! Read how an artwork looking like a huge toy hit USD 58.4m at a Christie’s auction becoming one of the most expensive...
Museums And Exhibitions
If You Love Pre-Raphaelite Art then You Must Know this MuseumJune 19, 2020
Britain is an obvious pilgrimage site for all Pre-Raphaelite fans, but did you know that the United States also has something great to offer? It’s the Delaware Art Museum! The Delaware Art Museum in the city...
Painting of the Week: Caravaggio, Amor Vincit OmniaJune 7, 2020
This young Cupid, recklessly painted by Caravaggio, follows Virgil’s saying amor vincit omnia (love conquers all). He triumphs over science, art, fame, and power, the symbols of which are strewn at his feet: musical instruments, laurel...
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...
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