Symbolism

Gustave Moreau Museum

We all know that feeling of travelling back in time when we encounter a trace of our past, whether by finding an object from our childhood, a book...

Christopher Michaut 18 March 2019

Symbolism

Odilon Redon’s Noir World Of Darkness

The Baloon-Eye. The Crying Spider. The Cactus Man, The Cyclops. This is not the casting list of creatures from some horror movie. These are the...

Zuzanna Stańska 13 August 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Jozef Mehoffer – Strange Garden

Usually on our Painting of the Week cycle we feature internationally acclaimed masterpieces. But today we wanted to feature a beautiful painting,...

Zuzanna Stańska 17 June 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

Symbolism

Magnificent Mountain Landscapes of Ferdinand Hodler

Ferdinand Hodler is the most influential Swiss artist in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The most popular paintings by Hodler have been his...

Zuzanna Stańska 20 December 2016

Periods

The Quiet Life Of Vilhelm Hammershøi Interiors

Vilhelm Hammershøi was a Danish painter, born in 1864. He is known for his poetic, subdued portraits and interiors, always muted in tone. His works...

Zuzanna Stańska 20 October 2016

Periods

5 Facts That Will Help You Understand Symbolism

Symbolism as a term can be confusing. Usually grouped with the other post-impressionist movements, Symbolism emerged at just about the same time as...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 October 2016

Bizarre

10 Creatures Created By Odilon Redon That Will Give You Creeps

Works of Odilon Redon look like they were created by a weirdo. During the early years of artistic activity of this Symbolist painter, printmaker,...

Zuzanna Stańska 15 September 2016

Artist

More Than Fifty Shades of Grey In The Grey Life Of Romaine Brooks

WARNING: If you cannot digest sad stories about childhood, stop reading now. It won't get better in adulthood, so if you don't like such stories...

Magda Michalska 25 August 2016