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Masterpiece of the Week: Pieter Bruegel’s Children’s Games

Children’s Games is one of Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s most famous paintings. Just like in other works of his, it is debatable whether it was [...]

Irina Diana Calu 17 October 2021

Renaissance

The Enfant Terrible of Renaissance Italian Art: 500 Years of Tintoretto in Venice

Tintoretto, the enfant terrible of Renaissance Italian Art has now his moment. Born 500 years ago in Venice, is now celebrated on various exhibitions [...]

Zuzanna Stańska 13 October 2021

Renaissance

The Most Pioneering Painters of The Venetian Renaissance

The Venetian School refers to the painters of the Venetian Renaissance. It developed in Venice in the late 15th century and lasted until around 1580. [...]

Charlotte Stace 13 October 2021

Renaissance

Titian Revisited: Grand Old Man of the Renaissance or Dirty Old Man?

Titian’s sensuous interpretation of Classical myths of love, temptation, and punishment came together for the first time in nearly 500 years, at [...]

Guest Profile 13 October 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece of the Week: Jacob Isaacsz van Swanenburgh, Aeneas Taken by the Sibyl to the Underworld

Aeneas Taken by the Sibyl to the Underworld is one of only 11 known surviving works by Jacob Isaacsz van Swanenburgh. It is a rare gem of late [...]

James W Singer 10 October 2021

Art Travels

Art Travels: Duomo of Florence

Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore or the Duomo of Florence along with Giotto’s Campanile and Baptistery of Saint John are designated UNESCO [...]

Maya Tola 4 October 2021

Renaissance

The Unfinished Works of Leonardo da Vinci

As one of the most influential artists of the High Renaissance, Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci left a prolific legacy in the realm of the arts. [...]

Maya Tola 2 October 2021

History

How Galileo Galilei Changed the Moon Forever

While our old pal, Moon, was always shining above us; it wasn’t always obvious how does it really look like. For a long time, this astronomical [...]

Marta Wiktoria Bryll 24 September 2021

Renaissance

Everything You Must Know About All Michelangelo’s Pietàs

I guess everyone knows Michelangelo’s Pietà from St. Peter Basilica in the Vatican. But did you know, it is not the only sculpture of this [...]

Zuzanna Stańska 14 September 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece of the Week: Meat Stall with the Holy Family Giving Alms by Pieter Aertsen

Pieter Aertsen’s Meat Stall with the Holy Family Giving Alms is an interesting painting as it provides a wonderful glimpse into the varied [...]

James W Singer 12 September 2021

Museum Stories

Beyond the Biennale – Top Five Art Museums to Visit in Venice

Venice, with its long history, is an open museum that will leave none unsatisfied. La Serenissima is a dream destination for every art lover. Apart [...]

Anastasia Manioudaki 1 September 2021

Art History 101

Top 5 Most Famous Print Series in Art

Printmaking, the art of printing artworks on paper, developed in the 15th century when paper became widely available in Europe. Gutenberg’s [...]

Anastasia Manioudaki 11 August 2021