Painting of the Week: Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Two Sisters (On the Terrace)April 7, 2019
Today we present to you this beautiful painting by Renoir. It is known under two titles – the title Two Sisters (in French: Les Deux Sœurs) was given to the painting by the artist himself, and the title On the Terrace (Sur la...
Painting of the Week: Mary Cassatt, Little Girl in a Blue ArmchairMarch 10, 2019
Mary Stevenson Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker. She lived much of her adult life in France, where she became friends with Edgar Degas and later exhibited among the Impressionists as one of “les trois grandes dames”...
Intersection of Coffee and Creating: Coffee Shops and Their PurposeFebruary 5, 2019
The actual art of coffee making has steadily been growing for years. We have surpassed and moved past instant coffee, on to specialty coffee shops and their frozen and blended coffee drinks, hot chocolates, and sweet recipes, and now...
Wilhelm Hansen’s Impressionist Collection that Denmark Refused to BuyDecember 8, 2018
On the 14th September 1918, Wilhelm Hansen founded one of the finest collections of Impressionist painting in Europe in his summer house not far from Copenhagen. Yet, just four years later his bank went bankrupt and Hansen was...
Monet’s Bordighera Paintings – A Backgroud Story For A Love AffairJuly 21, 2018
Italy had a major movie moment when it was chosen as the scenery for Call Me By Your Name. But Elio and Oliver were not the first ones to go through all the secret places in Bordighera. Monet...
When Art Hurts: The Story Of The French Painter Auguste RenoirFebruary 25, 2018
Today we present the story of the French painter Auguste Renoir and we also wish him a happy birthday! His paintings are renowned for their light, their conspicuous brushstrokes and their pure beauty. Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born on...
The Story of Vincent van Gogh’s Bedroom And Its Three VersionsFebruary 24, 2018
The Bedroom are among the most famous paintings of Vincent van Gogh. Why “are”? There are three similar paintings of the same title. All three versions are described in his letters, easily discernible from one another by the pictures on...
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