Stories By Zuzanna Stanska
ALL Louvre Masterpieces From Beyonce & Jay-Z’s ‘APES**T’ Video ExplainedJune 18, 2018
On Saturday, Beyoncé and Jay-Z released on Tidal their first joint album, the surprise nine-track record Everything Is Love, and a music video for its debut single ‘APES**t’. The footage shows Bey and Jay at the...
Special Occasion And News
A New Rembrandt Painting DiscoveredJune 13, 2018
In 2016, the Dutch art dealer Jan Six purchased a 17th-century portrait of an unidentified young man at a Christie’s auction in London. The pre-sale estimate of the then-unidentified painting had been just £15,000 – £20,000...
50 Shades Of Dr. PozziJune 2, 2018
There he is, on a portrait painted by John Singer Sargent – Dr. Pozzi, a dandy, gynecologist and notorious womanizer. Extremely handsome, if he lived in the 20th century for sure he would become a celebrity....
5 Most Famous Medusa’s Head Paintings In The Art HistoryMay 23, 2018
Medusa was one of the ugliest creatures that Greek mythology created. Her name in Ancient Greek means “guardian, protectress”. She was a monster, a Gorgon, generally described as a winged human female with living venomous snakes...
A Study of Loneliness and Isolation: The Man in BlueMay 20, 2018
So here he is. A mysterious guy in a suit, drinking at the hotel bar. Everything is dark around him, he himself seems to be blurry and undefined – a classic Everyman. Who is he? Is...
Painting of the Week
Painting Of The Week: J. A. D. Ingres, Paolo and FrancescaMay 13, 2018
Paolo and Francesca is painting by the French artist Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, produced in seven known versions between 1814 and 1819. The story of Paolo and Francesca is derived from Dante’s Inferno. Today we are going to discuss one of them....
The Story Of Collingwood Mural of Keith HaringMay 8, 2018
In 1984 American artist Keith Haring visited Australia and created a mural in Collingwood, Melbourne. This is the story of the mural, at what was then the Collingwood Technical School, which is now one of only 31...
The Mystery Of Mantegna TarocchiApril 23, 2018
The Mantegna Tarocchi, also known as the Tarocchi Cards, Tarocchi in the style of Mantegna, is a double series of 50 instructional engravings each. The sets are known as the E-series Tarocchi Cards and the S-series...
Painting Of The Week – Rembrandt van Rijn, FloraApril 22, 2018
Rembrandt painted his beloved wife Saskia van Uylenburgh as Flora, goddess of spring and flowers, three times: in 1634, 1635 (Saskia as Flora, National Gallery of London, UK) and 1641 (Saskia with a red flower, Staatliche...
Painting of the Week
Salvador Dali, The Burning GiraffeApril 7, 2018
The Burning Giraffe is one of Salvador Dalí’s most famous paintings. It was created in 1937, when the artist, at the time the most famous Surrealist was still in Europe, before his 8 year old exile in...
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