Stories By Zuzanna Stanska
Six Ancient Greek Sculptures Everyone Should KnowOctober 25, 2016
Greek art and sculpture has had a profound effect for art throughout the ages. Many of the styles have been reproduced and copied by some of what the modern day audiences would class as some of...
Painting of the Week
Painting of The Week: Franz von Stuck, LuciferOctober 23, 2016
We start a new series of articles where every week we will present you a story about one particular piece of art. If you have any requests, please leave your comments below. Meanwhile, Halloween is coming...
5 Exhibitions You Must See In Paris This AutumnOctober 22, 2016
Audrey Hepburn said once, that Paris is always a good idea. We agree! And you would agree even more if you see what fantastic masterpieces can be seen this Autumn in Paris. There is no other...
The Quiet Life Of Vilhelm Hammershøi InteriorsOctober 20, 2016
Vilhelm Hammershøi was a Danish painter, born in 1864. He is known for his poetic, subdued portraits and interiors, always muted in tone. His works are characterized by limited palette consisting of greys, as well as desaturated...
A Short Cheat Sheet For Die BrückeOctober 19, 2016
Die Brücke was a group of expressionist artists founded in 1905 in Dresden which were active until 1913. The art of Die Brücke confronted feelings of alienation from the modern world by reaching back to pre-academic...
A Woman With A Knife – The Story of LucretiaOctober 16, 2016
If you see a woman with a knife on a painting – think Lucretia. Lucretia was an ancient Roman woman whose fate played a vital role in the transition from the Roman Kingdom to the Roman Republic....
A Small Guide To Still Life Symbols (Part 2)October 14, 2016
This is the second part of our article about the symbols in 16th and 17th century still lifes from the Netherlands. Read the first part here. So, we are back with our small guide to still...
Weekly Art Gifs SelectionOctober 14, 2016
The time has come for our weekly art gifs selection. Today we have for you… 1. John the Baptist with a photobombing Jesus 2. Adam and Eve dreaming of pizza 3. A cut Nightmare 4. Andy...
A Small Guide To Still Life Symbols (Part 1)October 12, 2016
You may think that all those marvellous Dutch still lifes from the 16th and 17th century were just some random sets of fruits, vegetables and sculls. But guess what, they all had their hidden meaning! The...
5 Facts That Will Help You Understand SymbolismOctober 11, 2016
Symbolism as a term can be confusing. Usually grouped with the other post-impressionist movements, Symbolism emerged at just about the same time as Impressionism, but it is not entirely accurate to call it “post” Impressionist. So what...
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