Post-Impressionism

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Vincent van Gogh, Irises

One year before his death on March 30th 1890, Vincent van Gogh chose to enter Saint Paul de Mausole, an asylum in Saint-Rémy, originally a 12th...

Zuzanna Stańska 31 March 2019

Masterpiece Stories

Paul Cézanne, The Bathers

When little Paul was born on 19th January 1839 nobody could expect that he will revolutionize painting with developing a unique style and influence a...

Kate Wojtczak 20 January 2019

Post-Impressionism

Vincent van Gogh’s Last Painting?

In July 1890, Vincent van Gogh painted one of his best-known artworks, Wheatfield with Crows. The painting is on display in The Van Gogh Museum,...

Heather Johnson 12 December 2018

Museum Stories

Crash Course in Impressionism – Courtauld Impressionists: From Manet to Cézanne

The Courtauld Gallery will remain closed for a while, as it is being transformed. But this does not mean we cannot see the Impressionist masterpieces...

Joanna Kaszubowska 8 November 2018

Artist

Gwen John: A Converted Artist

This artist is my most recent painterly discovery. I haven't heard of her before and I think it's such a shame! Her tranquil paintings in...

Magda Michalska 25 January 2018

Post-Impressionism

Best Party Posters of 19th Century

Are you ready for the crazy party tonight? Although lithography was invented in 1798, it was at first too slow and expensive for poster production.

Zuzanna Stańska 31 December 2017

Artist Stories

Montmartre – The Home to Many Inspirations

Montmartre - the home to many inspirations was and still is the most artistic district of Paris. It is also known as the “heart of the city” and...

Pola Otterstein 12 October 2017

Impressionism

The Best Landscape Paintings to Greet Autumn

Now that summer is officially over, looking through the window in many places is all about rain and clouds. To inspire us with the more beautiful...

Pola Otterstein 28 September 2017

Impressionism

Cézanne’s Postimpressionist Portraits At The Musée d’Orsay

Paul Cézanne was a French artist widely acknowledged for bridging the late years of Impressionism and the early years of Postimpressionism.

Pola Otterstein 12 September 2017

Museum Stories

Want To See 5 Sunflowers At Once? Visit Facebook

I have couple of things on my bucket list regarding art. One of it is to see all versions on Vincent van Gogh's Sunflowers live, with my own...

Zuzanna Stańska 13 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

Masterpiece Stories

Vincent van Gogh, Portrait Of Dr Felix Rey

Early the morning of the Christmas Eve 1888, a severely wounded man was brought to the Hôtel-Dieu of Arles for treatment. On duty that night was...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 June 2017