Art Forms

chinese new year tiger, Kishi Chikudo, Detail from Tiger, Tigress and Cubs, 1892 Animals

Year of the Tiger: Chinese New Year 2022

The year of the tiger is upon us! Tigers are frequently depicted in Chinese art, but they have fascinated so many artists from across the world.

Candy Bedworth 1 February 2022

Sam Taylor-Johnson Women Artists

XV Seconds: A Photographic Frieze by Sam Taylor-Johnson

Sam Taylor-Johnson was born on March 4, 1967 in Croydon, London but grew up in Streatham Common in South London. Later on, her family moved to East...

Guest Profile 31 January 2022

Santiago Calatrava Architecture

Sense or Sensibility – Bridges of Santiago Calatrava

The announcement of the decision to replace the slippery glass panels on Ponte della Constituzione bridge in Venice, designed by Santiago Calatrava,...

Joanna Kaszubowska 31 January 2022

Women Artists

Contemplating the Hidden Beauty in Cristina Coral’s Photographs

Cristina Coral is an award-winning photographer based in Italy, specializing in creative and fine art photography. She describes herself as a...

Caroline Galambosova 31 January 2022

Women Artists

5 Women Who Changed the 20th Century Interior Design

Originally I wanted to write about ten women interior designers, it seemed simple enough. But when I started my research the five women you’ll meet...

Joanna Kaszubowska 31 January 2022

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, The Land of Cockaigne, 1567,Alte Pinakothek, Munich Museum Stories

Highlights from the Alte Pinakothek in Munich

The Alte Pinakothek is an art museum in Munich, Germany. The name Alte, meaning Old, refers to the time span which the collections cover: the 14th to...

Anastasia Manioudaki 30 January 2022

Adam Elsheimer, Flight into Egypt, 1609, oil on copper, Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany. Detail. Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Flight into Egypt by Adam Elsheimer

Flight into Egypt is a masterpiece found in the collection of the Alte Pinakothek in Munich, Germany. Human dramas are depicted with vivid...

James W Singer 30 January 2022

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Children Eating a Melon and Grapes, c. 1650, Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany. Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Children Eating Grapes and a Melon by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

Children Eating Grapes and a Melon, currently located in the Alte Pinakothek, is one of the most famous paintings by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo. This...

Vithória Konzen Dill 30 January 2022

Art Travels

Travel in the Footsteps of Henri Matisse in Morocco

Until the advent of mass tourism, North Africa’s jewel, Morocco remained a relatively unknown world of Sultans, spices and sparse deserts. A number...

Charlotte Stace 29 January 2022

Artists Travel Destinations Art Travels

Artists’ Beloved Travel Destinations as Seen Through Their Art

The summer months are coming soon; a time generally seen as an opportunity for traveling. A time for flying to far off destinations; a respite from...

Rachel Witte 29 January 2022

Art Travels

Around the World with a Painter: Frederic Edwin Church’s Travels

Hudson River School painter Frederic Edwin Church (1826–1900) was a true world traveler. In his lifetime, Church visited the Arctic, Mexico, South...

Alexandra Kiely 29 January 2022

Alice Neel Georgie Arce Women Artists

Alice Neel: Collector of Souls

In 1950s America Alice Neel painted portraits of one of her neighbours, Georgie Arce, from childhood to adolescence.

Candy Bedworth 28 January 2022