Fauvism

Animals

Why Was Matisse Obsessed With Goldfish?

Goldfish here, goldfish there, in a bowl, in a tank, on a table, by the window, goldfish everywhere. Having been looking at Henri Matisse’s...

Magda Michalska 6 April 2021

Berthe Weill: The Unknown Gallerist of the Avant-Garde

Do you know the name of the first female modern art gallery owner? Berthe Weill was born in 1865 and died in 1951 in Paris but nowadays she seems to...

Maia Heguiaphal 22 October 2020

Art Travels

Travel in the Footsteps of Henri Matisse in Morocco

Until the advent of mass tourism, North Africa’s jewel, Morocco remained a relatively unknown world of Sultans, spices and sparse deserts. A number...

Charlotte Stace 26 June 2020

Theater & Cinema

The Scary Dr. Caligari: German Expressionism and Horror Movies

Expressionism is a movement with many branches. It inspired many different artists and each one of them embraced it differently. Above all, it...

Errika Gerakiti 15 May 2020

Art State of Mind

The Anti-Painting of Joan Miró

Joan Miró is an artist very difficult to categorize. In general, he is considered to be a surrealist. However, his works show a great diversity that...

Errika Gerakiti 28 September 2019

Last Days of Summer in Art

The end of summer is approaching and these last days of sunshine create a kind of melancholy feeling. You probably like to look back on the past few...

Michel Rutten 21 September 2019

Women Artists

Natalia Goncharova First Time in London

We couldn't have asked for a better birthday gift for Natalia Goncharova: a month before her birthday Tate Modern in London is presenting the...

Magda Michalska 6 June 2019

Abstract Expressionism

All Faces of František Kupka

First time I came across František Kupka's work was in the Centre Pompidou and I thought: "Wow, he was such an interesting guy and I never heard...

Magda Michalska 27 May 2019

Do You Know that Henri Matisse Actually Came to Morocco?

The first thoughts that come to one’s mind when one thinks of Henri Matisse are France, fauvism, raw shapes and colors, smooth brushstrokes, modern...

Yahya Bensouda 19 May 2018

Fauvism

Rik Wouters, Genius Of Light And Color

Have you heard of Rik Wouters? He is Belgium’s best-known Fauvist, renowned for the stunning colours in his paintings. His works has often been...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 February 2017

Artist Stories

5 Paintings By Piet Mondrian You Wouldn’t Believe Were His

Piet Mondrian, one of the founders of the Dutch modern movement De Stijl, is mostly known for his pure abstractions from the 1920s, reduced to lines...

Zuzanna Stańska 1 February 2017

Fauvism

Henri Matisse, Harmony In Red – Painting of The Week

Two weeks ago I was lucky to see this painting on a exhibition Icons of Art. The Shchukin Collection in Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris. Sergei...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 November 2016