The Window and the Pitchfork: The Story Behind Wood’s American GothicMarch 25, 2020
Under the blue sky of Iowa, a man and a woman stand solemnly in front of their house. They are farmers as suggested by their clothing and the pitchfork the man is holding. This is Wood’s American Gothic,...
10 Things You Must Know About Tamara de LempickaMarch 21, 2020
Tamara de Lempicka was many things: a successful artist, a society darling, an expat. She knew how to create interest in herself and capitalize on it. She was an artist and a celebrity at the same time. You...
Once Upon a Time in Moscow: Pertsov’s House, a Russian Terem Amidst Modern BuildingsMarch 20, 2020
This building from the art-nouveau era is a sight for sore eyes! Pertsov’s house is an interesting example of Russian classical folk influences combined with 20th century architecture. Pertsov’s Apartment House is one of the most famous buildings...
5 Modern Women Artists to KnowMarch 14, 2020
When we think of modern women artists, certain names immediately come to mind. For instance, anyone can name Frida Kahlo, and the more well-read will even mention names like Leonora Carrington or Hilma af Klint. However, the art...
Duchamp: The Art of the Possible – Interview with Francis M. NaumannMarch 10, 2020
Great news for our readers and art lovers: Duchamp: The Art of the Possible, a movie directed by Matthew Taylor and produced by Michelle Taylor, is available on iTunes and Amazon on March 10th! As well as being...
The Most Beautiful Police Station Entrance: The Giacometti HallMarch 5, 2020
The first thing that might come to mind when you think about a police station is probably not the view you would get when you arrive at Urania Police Station. The entrance hall was painted by Augusto Giacometti...
Art on the Verge of Eroticism and Pathology by Egon SchieleFebruary 28, 2020
The provocative artworks of the Austrian expressionist Egon Schiele are not just about exploring the sexuality of women’s and men’s bodies. The artist also expresses inner experiences through the pathological body. These two aspects of the artist’s oeuvre...
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