Philipp Otto Runge: The Seer of the Mysteries of GodOctober 28, 2020
Runge died of consumption at the same age as Christ, which to those who believe in signs might be crucial since Philipp Otto Runge was a mystic who claimed to “see through the mysteries of God” and provided...
Kiyohara Yukinobu: Sublime Female Painter of the Kano SchoolOctober 24, 2020
Not many of us have heard of Kiyohara Yukinobu, but we probably should have. She was a Japanese painter in the early Edo period (1603-1868) and one of the most talented artists of the Kano school. The Tale...
Adriaen Brouwer, Painter of EmotionsOctober 23, 2020
The work of the Flemish Baroque painter Adriaen Brouwer excels in innovation and daring. His folk scenes, often showing drunkards and smokers in pubs, in which he emphasized the emotions of the portrayed, were extremely rare in his...
The Nerdwriter: YouTube Channel for Art LoversOctober 21, 2020
If you are a naturally curious person and above all an art lover, Nerdwriter is a complete channel to kill all curiosities and learn a lot. Nerdwriter releases weekly videos that “puts ideas to work”. With eight years...
Why Don’t We Study Frédéric Bazille’s Works?October 12, 2020
Undoubtedly you all have heard of Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, Alfred Sisley or Edouard Manet. Yet, fewer of you will have heard of Frédéric Bazille, a friend and fellow painter of all of the above. Hence, we ask,...
A Perfect World of Perfect Women in James Tissot’s PaintingsOctober 10, 2020
This title might be a little controversial. In fact, critics find the term demi-mondaine to be more accurate when describing Tissot’s series of paintings of women called La Femme à Paris. This is because the ‘perfect’ women in...
Art Saved My Life! An Alternative Look at the Mental Health of Vincent van GoghOctober 10, 2020
Post-Impressionist Vincent van Gogh is as famous for his brutal suicide as for his iconic and expressive use of line and color. Did unbridled passion for art kill this patron saint of madness? Or did it perhaps save...
Frida Kahlo: The Suffering Behind Her PaintingsOctober 8, 2020
One of the most famous artists of the 20th century was Frida Kahlo. She became an international icon of our age, not only because of her paintings, but also because of her story, a story of independence, emancipation,...
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