Painting

Review

Georgia O’Keeffe: My New Yorks at the Art Institute of Chicago

When thinking of Georgia O’Keeffe, many would have the image of her breathtaking renderings of nature. Did you know that she also made a series of...

Aniela Rybak-Vaganay 27 June 2024

Contemporary Art

Meet Lina Iris Viktor and Her Gilded African Queens

Lina Iris Viktor (b. 1987) is a Liberian-British multidisciplinary artist. She lives and works in Italy, maintaining a limited presence on social...

Errika Gerakiti 27 June 2024

Myth and Legend, John Singer Sargent, Orestes pursued by the Furies, 1921, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA Herstory

5 Mythological Superheroes Who Could Star in Marvel Movies

Superheroes are nothing new, they were praised throughout antiquity. We present 5 Goddesses who could be the next movie legends!

Candy Bedworth 27 June 2024

Ancient Greece

Mythological Heroes in Art: Triumph & Tragedy

Mythological heroes have been depicted in artworks countless times throughout history. We are constantly returning to their timeless tales in art and...

Jenna Burns 27 June 2024

Painting

Greek Mythological Creatures That Combine Female Beauty and Beastly Ugliness

Gods, goddesses, demigods, horrible monsters, and beasts of hybrid forms roam the world of Ancient Greek mythology. Their heredity shaped many of the...

Bolor Jargalsaikhan 27 June 2024

Badass Women of Greek Mythology: Ancient Art

The Top 5 Most Badass Women of Greek Mythology

Most people have heard stories of the most famous Greek gods and heroes: Zeus, Poseidon, Heracles, Hades, etc. But what about the tales and woes of...

Lauren Dorsey 27 June 2024

Women Artists

Rosa Bonheur in 10 Paintings

Rosa Bonheur’s paintings are some of the most acclaimed depictions of animals in Western art history, making her one of the most important...

Jimena Escoto 26 June 2024

Animals

Rosa Bonheur’s Magnificent Lions and the Portrait of Wildlife

Painting animals is part of a tradition in European art dating back to the 17th century when animal-specialized painters began contributing to...

Rute Ferreira 26 June 2024

Rosa Bonheur, The Horse Fair, 1852-1855, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA. Wikimedia Commons (public domain). Animals

Masterpiece Story: The Horse Fair by Rosa Bonheur

Today’s Masterpiece Story is that of The Horse Fair by French Realist painter Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899). The Horse Fair was the undisputed star of...

Alexandra Kiely 26 June 2024

Rosa Bonheur, Plowing in the Nivernais Artist Stories

The Radical and Rebellious Rosa Bonheur

Rosa Bonheur's vivid animal portraits made her one of France's richest 19th century artist. Her unconventional personal life is fascinating!

Candy Bedworth 26 June 2024

Realism

Edward Hopper in 10 Paintings

Edward Hopper (1892–1967) was one of the greatest painters to ever come out of the United States. A leading painter of American Realism and modern...

Sam Malone 24 June 2024

Peder Severin Krøyer, Summer Evening on Skagen Sønderstrand, 1893, Skagens Museum, Skagen, Denmark. Detail. Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Summer Evening on Skagen Sønderstrand by Peder Severin Krøyer

Summer Evening on Skagen Sønderstrand by Peder Severin Krøyer is a masterpiece of Danish Impressionism. It not only captures the beauty of the...

James W Singer 24 June 2024