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A New Rembrandt Painting Discovered

In 2016, the Dutch art dealer Jan Six purchased a 17th-century portrait of an unidentified young man at a Christie’s auction in London. The...

Zuzanna Stańska 13 June 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Painting Of The Week: Werner Holmberg’s Road in Häme

The Finnish National Gallery recently applied an open licence (CC0) to its digital reproductions of out-of-copyright works, joining leading...

Europeana 29 April 2018

News

Banksy Protests Turkish Artist’s Imprisonment With A New Mural in NYC

Banksy, probably the most famous and political engaged graffiti artist in the world stroke again – this time in New York City with two new...

Zuzanna Stańska 19 March 2018

Museum Stories

Wes Anderson Curates A Show At Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

The film director Wes Anderson is mixing it up at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna later this year. The man behind movies including The Grand...

Zuzanna Stańska 6 February 2018

Video

When Earth Is A Polka Dot

Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese contemporary artist who works primarily in sculpture and installation, but is also active in painting, performance, film,...

Zuzanna Stańska 31 January 2018

Watch Sister Wendy Commenting Mark Rothko

Sister Wendy is an institution. She is a British hermit, consecrated virgin, and art historian who became well known internationally during the 1990s...

Zuzanna Stańska 28 December 2017

Video

Alex Katz and His New York

Alex Katz (born 1927) is an American figurative artist known for his paintings, sculptures, and prints. His paintings are divided almost equally into...

Zuzanna Stańska 16 December 2017

Video

Watch Kids Explaining Art To Experts On Name That Art

I remember when I was studying Art History, I was playing art history charades with my friends. But the truth is that children, not students are the...

Zuzanna Stańska 15 December 2017

Bizarre

Why Babies in Medieval Paintings Look Like Ugly Old Men

The reason is: at the time, philosophers thought that Christ was born like a “perfectly formed and unchanged” man, aka he came out...

Zuzanna Stańska 9 December 2017

WTF Art History

The True Story of American Gothic According to SNL

If you ever wondered how famous paintings were created, how exactly looked the process of creation, setting up the sitters, choosing their...

Zuzanna Stańska 5 December 2017

Museum Stories

Running In Museums? Run with Martin Creed

Have you ever entered a museum five minutes before closing and thus had to run to see as much as possible? Such a thing happened to Martin Creed, a...

Magda Michalska 27 November 2017

Video

Watch This Digital Reinterpretation Of "’The Garden of Earthly Delights’"

‘PARADISE’ by Dutch company Studio Smack is a contemporary reinterpretation of the iconic Hieronymus Bosch's painting ‘The Garden of Earthly...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 November 2017