Painting of the Week: Fowling in the MarshesDecember 1, 2019
Ancient Egypt. The famous land of Tutankhamun evokes popular images of pyramids, mummies, and tombs. It left an artistic heritage that is still admired and appreciated thousands of years later. Tomb paintings are part of this artistic heritage,...
An Art Advent Calendar of NativitiesNovember 30, 2019
Tomorrow is December and that means it is the countdown until Christmas Day. To celebrate, here is an art advent calendar of Nativity scenes; arranged in chronological order. 1. Domenico di Ghirlandaio Domenico Ghirlandaio was an Italian Renaissance...
Inflating Art: Special Balloons in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day ParadeNovember 28, 2019
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade holds as much tradition in America as football, turkey and stuffing itself. Over the past 9 decades, it has only grown in size and popularity. People look forward to seeing not only the...
This Looks Out of Tune!? Finding Dissonance in Kandinsky’s PaintingsNovember 27, 2019
Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky painted some of the most beautiful pieces of art, in a style that is instantly recognisable. The flurry of lines, colours and shapes, demonstrates an ability to enchant art lovers without representing any recognisable forms,...
Modern Living – Sonneveld House, RotterdamNovember 26, 2019
Visit with us the Sonneveld House Museum, one of the best-preserved examples the Nieuwe Bouwen style, the Dutch branch of the International School of Modernism. Designed in the 1930s by architecture office Brinkman and Van der Vlugt, of...
Sacred and Beauty in Russian Art at Gallerie d’Italia in VicenzaNovember 21, 2019
The spirituality of the ancient iconographic models and the symbology of Russian art reach the city of Palladio, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Vicenza, to demonstrate that even today these are a universal resource for creating new artistic...
Vincent van Gogh Revisited: Art of Hope GangloffNovember 20, 2019
The American artist Hope Gangloff (born in 1974) made several landscape paintings this year, some of which are reminiscent of Vincent van Gogh’s work. Her lively use of color and her tangled brushwork are probably the main reasons...
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