Art Nouveau

Art Nouveau

Loïe Fuller, darling of Art Nouveau

This month we’re partnering with Europeana again to celebrate their fantastic new Art Nouveau season (21 February - 29 May). The season explores...

Europeana 14 April 2017

Artist Stories

Gustav Klimt And Emilie Flöge – The Everlasting Friendship

Gustav Klimt and Emilie Flöge were inseparable for years. Although it was never proven that there was something romantic between the two of them...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 March 2017

Art Nouveau

Alphonse Mucha, Art Nouveau master

Alphonse Mucha is perhaps the artist most publicly associated with Art Nouveau. Today we explore the life and work of the Czech master. Girl with...

Europeana 16 March 2017

Art Nouveau

Absinthe and Art Nouveau

This month we’re partnering with Europeana again to celebrate their fantastic new Art Nouveau season (21 February - 29 May). The season explores...

Europeana 7 March 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

Art Nouveau

The Romantic World Of M(a)cdonald’s Art (No Burgers Included)

(Sorry for this inappropriate pun in the title, I simply couldn't stop myself.) I'm not going to serve you any reheated burgers, on the contrary,...

Magda Michalska 28 November 2016

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Gustav Klimt, Two Girls With An Oleander

Gustav Klimt, Two Girls with an Oleander, 1892, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT Who doesn’t like Secession or Gustav Klimt? This...

Zuzanna Stańska 30 October 2016

Dine & Wine

The Drunk Art History: Absinthe

Have you ever wondered why there are so many paintings of people drinking absinthe in the history of art? Well, I have. I realized it must have been...

Magda Michalska 28 October 2016

Art Nouveau

Meet Jane Avril, The Great Muse Of Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

Jane Avril was the dancer and the star of the Moulin Rouge in the 1890s. Her legend is alive until this day – her semi-fictionalized...

Zuzanna Stańska 20 September 2016

WTF Art History

Weekly Art Gif Selection: Gustav Klimt Edition

This week on Art Gif Selection we present to you an overdose of gold and splendor: Gustav Klimt’s gifs! 1. The desired kiss 2. The undesired...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 August 2016