Art Forms

Design

Memphis Is Not in Fact a City but a Design Group

Heard of Memphis? And I do not mean here the city in Tennessee or the ancient capital in Egypt, but an international group of designers and...

Magda Michalska 18 January 2019

Literature

A Tribute to Sister Wendy Beckett – Art Historian, Nun, and TV Personality

Sister Wendy Beckett (1930-2018) was probably the world’s most unconventional art historian. She was a Carmelite nun who spent most of her life...

Alexandra Kiely 11 January 2019

Sculpture

Untitled & Unbridled: Tara Donovan’s Installations

Styrofoam cups, pencils, rubber bands and straws are not the kinds of materials usually associated with art installations, yet these mundane,...

Nadine Waldmann 22 December 2018

Women Artists

The Crazy and Colorful World of Florine Stettheimer’s Paintings

For an art-viewing experience unlike any other, enjoy the paintings of Florine Stettheimer (1871-1944). The daughter of a wealthy German-Jewish...

Alexandra Kiely 21 December 2018

The Majestic Paintings of Eugène Delacroix at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The rooms were dimly lit and majestic, and the paintings of Eugène Delacroix were larger than life. The Metropolitan Museum presented these...

Howard Schwartz 12 November 2018

Harvest Home. Five Most Beautiful Depictions of Harvest in Art

The leaves are falling here in Wales. The last of the fruit and veg is being taken in, and the nights are getting darker. In the pagan calendar, both...

Candy Bedworth 5 November 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Autumn Effects at Argenteuil by Claude Monet

Claude Monet painted Autumn Effects at Argenteuil in late 1873, which was the moment when the Impressionist movement started to roar on the Paris art...

Zuzanna Stańska 21 October 2018

Chagall’s Artistic Battle with Malevich and the Forces of Suprematism

Marc Chagall and Kazimir Malevich have much in common. Both were artists. Both were deeply affected by the Russian Revolution. Almost everything is...

Howard Schwartz 19 October 2018

Wayne Thiebaud’s Sweet Paintings and Sharon Core’s Take on Them

For centuries we have seen artists copying others’ work in order to learn how to draw correctly or to find out what style they want to follow.

Helena Pereira 10 October 2018

Women Artists

Advancing Women Artists Foundation – Rediscovering Female Artists in Florence

The Advancing Women Artists foundation (AWA) is a group that aims to restore female artists to the world. Founded by Jane Fortune after a trip to...

Alexandra Kiely 27 September 2018

Alexander Calder’s The Eagle in Seattle

American sculptor, Alexander Calder, most famous for his kinetic moving, suspended mobile sculptures, also created a number of massive stationary...

Nadine Waldmann 25 September 2018

Everything You Must Know About Pont-Aven School

The year 1886 was a turning point for Paul Gauguin’s career as a painter. That was the year when the village of Pont-Aven in Brittany, France,...

Zuzanna Stańska 21 September 2018