Art Movements

Fresco in the Sassetti Chapel, Florence. Renaissance

Redemption of Sins: Frescoes in Florentine Family Chapels

Renowned for its artistic flourishing, Renaissance Florence saw prominent families investing their fortunes into the city’s artistic...

Nikolina Konjevod 30 November 2023

Photography

Man Ray and His Masks

The first artist that comes to mind if one says “masks” is James Ensor, so if you feel like reading about eerie atmosphere and skeletons, click...

Magda Michalska 30 November 2023

Sculpture

A Great Mystery: Sanxingdui Masks

Who doesn’t love a mystery? Especially an art history mystery. Made by a previously unknown Chinese kingdom, the 3,000-year-old bronze...

Nadine Waldmann 30 November 2023

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Paris Street; Rainy Day by Gustave Caillebotte

Paris Street; Rainy Day is probably the most known work of French artist Gustave Caillebotte (1848–1894). In this painting, we see a number of...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 November 2023

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Bridge in the Rain (after Hiroshige) by Vincent van Gogh

In the mid-19th century, Japanese ports were suddenly opened up to international trade, and Europeans went crazy for Japanese culture and art,...

Kelly Hill 29 November 2023

Contemporary Art

Human Machines, Pigs & Gothic Trucks: Wim Delvoye’s Surprising Art

Have you ever seen a pig covered in an oriental carpet, a cement truck with Gothic motifs, or a silver DNA string with crucifixes? These are the...

Michel Rutten 27 November 2023

Contemporary Art

5 Japanese Contemporary Artists You Have to Know

Japanese artistic tradition spans centuries and has a far-reaching influence. Today, the artistic scene in Japan is more dynamic than ever, and these...

Carlotta Mazzoli 27 November 2023

European Art

Paul Gauguin in 10 Paintings

Paul Gauguin is a revolutionary and savage in the art of the late 19th century, an artist rejected by society. A man who quit his job at the stock...

Valeria Kumekina 27 November 2023

Photography

Fusion of Photography and Artificial Intelligence by Ivona Tau

Dr. Ivona Tau, coming from Vilnius, Lithuania, is an A.I. artist specializing in generative techniques. She utilizes neural networks and coding as...

Agnieszka Cichocka 27 November 2023

Mtthew Keff, Heyday, 2019. Contemporary Art

How to Catch a Unicorn – What Is an Art Unicorn Startup?

If such words as startups, unicorns, VC funds, and angel investors might seem new to you, or if you have heard them before but don’t understand...

Agnieszka Cichocka 27 November 2023

Contemporary Art

What Is an NFT and Did It Turn the Art World Upside Down?

NFT (Non-Fungible Token) used to be one of the most popular words in the art world. It presented a new way of investing in art or digital assets such...

Agnieszka Cichocka 27 November 2023

Contemporary Art

Owning Digital Art – What Is the Environmental Cost?

While digital NFT art has experienced a boom and is one of the most widely discussed topics in the art world, this success has also brought attention...

Agnieszka Cichocka 27 November 2023