Art Forms

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: The Theatre Box by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Entertainments such as cabarets, theatres and the circus were popular themes among the Impressionist painters whose mission was portraying the...

Zuzanna Stańska 7 October 2018

Sculpture

Laocoön: The Work of a Lifetime

The subject The statue "Laocoon and his sons", attributed to Greek sculptors Agesander, Athenodorus and Polydorus, has fascinated Frederick Schiller...

Jean-Marc Rakotolahy 27 August 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Egon Schiele, Edith with Striped Dress, Sitting

Edith Harms, the future wife of Egon Schiele, lived with her sister, Adele and their parents across the street from Schiele’s studio at the...

Zuzanna Stańska 19 August 2018

Ancient Greece

The Boxer at Rest – Defeated Hellenistic Athlete

Coming face-to-face with a piece of art you’ve loved for years is a thrilling, exciting and oftentimes overwhelming experience. Such was the...

Nadine Waldmann 4 August 2018

Photography

Travel In Time Through Images – Stephen Wilkes’ Photos

Can you imagine seeing your whole day in just one photograph?  In Stephen Wilkes' photos it's possible! Photos are related to our past and our past...

Cisem Ozkal 31 July 2018

Review

Heavenly Bodies Spring to Life in New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

I am not Catholic. And I am not up on the latest fashions. Yet here I was, in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on Fifth Avenue with...

Howard Schwartz 30 July 2018

Sculpture

Not All There – The Enigmatic Sculptures Of Bruno Catalano

Commemorating Marseille’s status as the European Capital of Culture in 2013, Bruno Catalano created 10 life-size, bronze sculptures to be displayed...

Nadine Waldmann 20 July 2018

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 be tempted...

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

Asian Art

Qi Baishi, China’s Master of the Ordinary in an Extraordinary Way

Qi Baishi, is probably the most unlikely person to become one of the highest valued artists in the world, right next to Andy Warhol and Picasso, but...

Barry Russell 26 May 2018