Sisterhood in Art: Portraying SistersSeptember 11, 2021
It’s not surprising that many artists having sisters, painted their portraits, especially early in their careers. They were probably easily available for modeling and they often supported the artists’ effort and careers. Each of the five portraits below...
There Were Really Hot Guys in Ancient Greece: the Barberini FaunSeptember 10, 2021
Drunk, sleeping men are rarely, if ever, beautiful and sexually appealing, but this is not the case with this really sexy faun from ancient Greece. This monumental statue, today kept in Munich, is not only intriguing for its...
Living in the Shadow – Marie and Peder Severin KrøyerSeptember 8, 2021
Marie and Peder Severin Krøyer were a 19th and early 20th century couple, and, while their marriage and lives were far from ideal, history has judged them both to have been truly notable painters. When Peder Severin Krøyer met...
Online Art Travels: An Ultimate Banksy City Guide for 2021September 7, 2021
Nowadays everyone knows Banksy. They actually only know his name and his art, since he still remains anonymous. Many wrote and write about him, his identity, his artistic portfolio, and the meanings behind it. This article would be...
9 Facts About Caspar David Friedrich You Should KnowSeptember 5, 2021
Caspar David Friedrich, one of the most important German artist of his generation, was born on this day in 1774. He is mostly known for his allegorical landscapes with contemplative figures silhouetted against night skies, morning mists, barren trees,...
Attention: Have You Seen Ancient Sculptures’ Colors?September 4, 2021
We admire the beauty and plasticity of ancient sculptures, how harmoniously they fit into the surrounding landscape. But we rarely ask ourselves the question of whether they were presented in this form to people of ancient world. Warning:...
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