Art Movements

Fashion

Edgar Degas and the Paris Milliners

When we think of Edgar Degas, we see his depictions of ballet dancers, nude bathers, and racetracks. But Degas had another favorite subject – the...

Zuzanna Stańska 18 March 2017

Renaissance

The Darkness Of Titian’s Late Paintings

Titian had a long life. According to scholars he must have been 78 or 80 years old when he died. That was considered a miracle in an age when most...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 February 2017

Contemporary Art

Tammam Azzam And The Images Of A Destroyed Country

You may know the artist we want to feature today because of this image: Freedom Graffiti, Photograph courtesy of the artist and Ayyam Gallery Born...

Zuzanna Stańska 21 February 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Mars And Venus, Sandro Botticelli (Painting Of The Week)

Valentines Day is coming. What else could we feature in our weekly series “Painting of the Week” if not a scene of Mars and Venus...

Zuzanna Stańska 12 February 2017

Pop art

Watch Andy Warhol Screenprinting Marlon Brando

Andy Warhol started to experiment with screenprinting in the 1960s. In 1950s, Warhol was a prize-winning commercial artist and he devised a printing...

Zuzanna Stańska 4 February 2017

Impressionism

Watch Claude Monet Painting Outdoors

This is unique film of French Impressionist Claude Monet, painting outdoors, ‘en plein air’, in his famous garden at Giverny. Firstly we...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 January 2017

Bizarre

Meet Jordan Wolfson’s Alluring and Creepy Animatronic Sculptures

Did you even wonder how art could look like in the age of AI and high-tech body enhancements? There’s a lot of sci-fi movies like Ex-machina,...

Piotr Policht 13 January 2017

Impressionism

Masterpiece Story: Portrait of Artist’s Mother by James McNeill Whistler

This is one of the most famous works by an American artist outside the United States. It has been variously described as an American icon and a...

Zuzanna Stańska 8 January 2017

Art Nouveau

New Year’s Greetings on Art Nouveau Cards

Back in the day people used to send not only Christmas cards but also greetings for New Year. Today we want to follow this old tradition and send you...

Magda Michalska 1 January 2017

Contemporary Art

The 10 Best Artists of 2016

There’s no need for special introduction: here’s a subjective list of the 10 most interesting artist that were active in last year.

Piotr Policht 31 December 2016

Abstract Expressionism

Abstraction In Creation – Watch Gerhard Richter At Work

If you ever doubted in abstract paintings you must see this video. Gerhard Richter is a German visual artist who was born in 1932. He produces...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 December 2016

Masterpiece Stories

Holy Night by Correggio

The Holy Night by Correggio also known as Nativity or the Adoration of the Shepherds, was commissioned by Alberto Pratoneri for his family chapel in...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 December 2016