Impressionism

Impressionism

Camille Pissarro’s St. Thomas Paintings You Should Know

Camille Pissarro, one of the most famous impressionist painters, was born in St. Thomas island in 1830. The exotic island inspired much of his...

Zuzanna Stańska 2 August 2017

Baroque

Reflecting the Invisible or Distorting the Visible: Mirrors in Art

People have always been fascinated with their reflections. In the visual art the mirror has been interpreted as an instrument to show admiration or...

Alina Manevskaya 19 July 2017

Impressionism

Joaquin Sorolla, Strolling Along The Seashore

"Strolling Along The Seashore" is the crowning work of Joaquin Sorolla’s late period. It shows his wife Clothilde and eldest daughter Maria walking...

Zuzanna Stańska 15 May 2017

Impressionism

Claude Monet, Springtime

Claude Monet's Springtime depicts his first wife, Camille Doncieux, seated serenely beneath a canopy of lilacs. The painting is presently held by the...

Zuzanna Stańska 9 April 2017

Artist Stories

The (Not So) Simple Style of Emil Carlsen

Emil Carlsen was, for roughly the first forty years of his life, poor and relatively unknown. After all, he rejected the growing appeal of florid...

Anthony de Feo 8 April 2017

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

Artist

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 see the...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 January 2017

Impressionism

10 Best Portraits Of Édouard Manet

Édouard Manet is known as one of the most controversial artists in his time. Highly criticised for his realism and depicting modern life scenes...

Zuzanna Stańska 23 January 2017

Art Forms

Watch Auguste Rodin Sculpting in 1915

Auguste Rodin was a master of modern sculpture. Instead of copying traditional academic postures, Rodin preferred his models to move naturally around...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 January 2017

Artist Stories

Before Boccioni Turned Futurist

Very few artists developed their styles early in the careers. Most of them were searching for the new means of expression for their entire lives,...

Magda Michalska 10 January 2017

Impressionism

James McNeill Whistler, Portrait of Artist’s Mother (Painting Of The Week)

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

Artist

Berthe Morisot, Woman at Her Toilette – Painting Of The Week

Berthe Morisot was closely associated with French Impressionism and actively participated in seven out of eight group’s exhibitions. She maintained...

Zuzanna Stańska 18 December 2016