Theater & Cinema

Sport

Artists in Prime Time: Art Featured in The Simpsons

Back in the mid- 1990s, a friend of mine showed me a book titled Bart Simpson’s Guide to Life. It was just what the title described, [...]

Bruno Guerra 28 August 2021

Theater & Cinema

Djibril Diop Mambéty – The Poet of African Cinema

“It is good for the future of cinema that Africa exists.” Born on January 23rd, 1945, in Colobane, a small town south-west of Dakar, [...]

Montaine Dumont 5 August 2021

Theater & Cinema

ALL Art from the BoJack Horseman Series Explained (Updated!)

We love it when pop culture adopts, uses, and remixes art history, especially when that mixture includes a T.V. show! If you’re a BoJack [...]

Zuzanna Stańska 4 July 2021

Theater & Cinema

Saul Bass: Revolutionizing Cinema Through Graphic Design

Saul Bass (1920—1996) was an American graphic designer and filmmaker who introduced title sequences, reinvented movie posters, and crafted several [...]

Ruxi Rusu 1 July 2021

Theater & Cinema

Beautiful Horrors: Art in the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Spoiler Alert!)

From the beginning of Season Three of Netflix’s The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Ms. Wardwell hits the nail on the head. As you will see [...]

Abreeza Thomas 20 June 2021

WTF Art History

May the 4th Be with You—Archetypes in Star Wars and Art

Today is Star Wars Day. The first documented use of the phrase “May the 4th be with you” came from Margaret Thatcher’s political party, to [...]

Ledys Chemin 4 May 2021

20th century

Theater and Cinema in Edward Hopper’s Paintings

Edward Hopper was a prominent American realist painter and printmaker. He was famous for two types of paintings in particular: first, one focused on [...]

Zuzanna Stańska 26 March 2021

Theater & Cinema

The Scenes You Might Know From Anime: Outstanding Prints of Hasui Kawase

Hasui Kawase (1883-1957) was one of Japan’s most important and prolific printmakers and artists of the late 19th and early-20th centuries. As a [...]

Isabella Hill 8 March 2021

Theater & Cinema

What did the Artists from ‘Midnight in Paris’ Look Like in Real Life? 19th Century

In Woody Allen's 2011 Midnight in Paris, Owen Wilson plays a nostalgic screenwriter who somehow finds himself transported back in time to 1920s [...]

Rachel Witte 27 February 2021

Theater & Cinema

What did the Artists from ‘Midnight in Paris’ Look Like in Real Life?

In Woody Allen's 2011 film, Midnight in Paris, Owen Wilson plays a nostalgic screenwriter who somehow finds himself transported back in time to 1920s [...]

Rachel Witte 26 February 2021

Theater & Cinema

Beautiful Art in Disney Movies – Easter Eggs for Art Lovers

For Disney’s acolytes, spotting hidden references that link different movies brings more excitement and joy than unwrapping presents. But what if [...]

Giordana Goretti 10 February 2021

Women Artists

Lygia Pape and Neo-Concretism: Art Is Experience

Breaking with all the patterns of what had been art in Latin America up to then, Lygia Pape with Grupo Frente created a unique Brazilian [...]

Dévra Taboada 27 December 2020