Art Forms

Quiz

Seven Errors Game with Lucas Cranach the Elder

Do you like games? Your mission in today’s game is to identify seven differences between the artworks of Lucas Cranach the Elder that I chose...

Rute Ferreira 22 June 2018

Surrealism

Start The Summer With Salvador Dalí

Summer is officially on! If you’re still looking for a beach where to show your artsy bikini, or a Picasso-like beach body, maybe you’ll...

Magda Michalska 21 June 2018

News

A New Rembrandt Painting Discovered

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...

Zuzanna Stańska 13 June 2018

Sculpture

Picasso Sighting in New York City—He’s Mowing his Lawn

I looked across the street and saw Pablo Picasso mowing his lawn. He was ten feet tall. He was inside a fence, which was unusual, and the expression...

Howard Schwartz 7 June 2018

Art Forms

Educating Through Art: What We Can Learn From Frederick Schiller’s Writings

Why Art? Any form of Art is devoted to (providing) joy, and there is not any higher and not any more serious duty than to make the human beings...

Jean-Marc Rakotolahy 3 May 2018

Sculpture

The Spirit of Ecstasy: The Story Behind the Rolls-Royce Ornament

Discover the story behind the Spirit of Ecstasy which reads like the pages of a London gossip column from high society! Full of aristocratic...

Candy Bedworth 21 April 2018

Artist Stories

Let’s Sing Praises to Song Dynasty Genius Artist Ma Yuan

There’s more to the paintings of Ma Yuan than meets the eye. Ma Yuan, (1160-1225) was a Southern Song Dynasty, Chinese painter from an illustrious...

Barry Russell 18 April 2018

Art Forms

Selfie-feminism, the Sad Girl Theory and the Sad Girls of Instagram

A new wave of female artists started to appear on Instagram. They come from various backgrounds, were born in different decades, their styles are...

Wojtek Rozdzenski 11 April 2018

Photography

Make Me Beautiful, Madame D’Ora

When I decided to write about Dora Kallmus, more known by her pseudonym Madame d’Ora, I found out that the Leopold Museum in Vienna is going...

Magda Michalska 9 April 2018

Why is Klimt Famous?

Gustav Klimt, born in Austria in 1862, is celebrated as one of the most valued artists in the history of art. But, why is Klimt famous? Why exactly...

Bolor Jargalsaikhan 28 March 2018

Design

This Apple Store in Vienna Is Better Than Others- See Why

Just last week, on February 24, Apple unveiled its first retail store in Austria and you can find it on Kärntner Straße, Vienna’s famous high...

Magda Michalska 2 March 2018

Literature

And it’s War! The Art Of The War Wounded

Being an English teacher, so much of what I look at is linked to the literary world.  With the previous examination specification, we used to be...

Wendy Gray 27 February 2018