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Surrealism

10 Weird Things About Salvador Dalí You Should Know

It was very difficult to choose only 10 weird things about Salvador Dalí. He is widely known as one of the most eccentric artists in art history.

Zuzanna Stańska 24 May 2024

Bizarre

Top 10 Strange and Bizarre Paintings

For every picturesque painting, there is at least one strange and bizarre counterpart. We usually gloss over the oddities, because, well, they’re...

Abreeza Thomas 24 May 2024

Cats

Louis Wain and His Weird Cats

The British artist Louis Wain was a highly successful illustrator, mainly known for his humorous graphics of cats. His quirky feline pictures were...

Marta Wiktoria Bryll 24 May 2024

Women Artists

Vanitas and Women Artists: A Brief of Mortality

Vanitas is an art genre that flourished in the 16th and 17th centuries, especially in the Netherlands. The term originates from the Latin word for...

Errika Gerakiti 23 May 2024

Women Artists

Gego: An Architect of the Line

I encountered Gego (or rather her art) for the first time at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City last spring. It was a Sunday afternoon, and I was...

Aniela Rybak-Vaganay 23 May 2024

Video

Watch Edward Hopper in Rare Studio Footage

This rare documentary footage shows artist Edward Hopper painting in his studio on Washington Square North in New York in 1965, two years before he...

Zuzanna Stańska 23 May 2024

Artist Stories

Stroll Through Paris with Edward Hopper

Edward Hopper is known as one of the premier recorders of American mid-century life. Or mid-century malaise might be a better way to put it:...

Louisa Mahoney 23 May 2024

North American Art

Edward Hopper’s Drawings Will Blow Your Mind

Edward Hopper observed the fleeting moments of life for more than a half-century. His paintings became legendary – their simple realism holds...

Zuzanna Stańska 23 May 2024

Women Artists

A Full-Fledged Painter: Josephine Nivison Hopper

Josephine Verstille Hopper (née Nivison, 1883-1968) was not just the wife and muse of one of the most renowned American artists of the 20th century,...

Georgian Manea 23 May 2024

Bizarre

Nighthawks as Memes – Edward Hopper’s Best Renditions

Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks is one of the best-known images of 20th-century art that has also become one of the most popular meme sources of the...

Celia Leiva Otto 23 May 2024

Sculpture

The Eyes Have It: The Moai of Easter Island

The monolithic moai statues on Easter Island have long been shrouded in mystery. Almost a thousand years since their creation, they still fascinate...

Nadine Waldmann 22 May 2024

Impressionism

Discover Camille Pissarro’s Unknown Origins: St Thomas Island in the Caribbean Sea

Camille Pissarro, one of the most famous impressionist painters, was born on St. Thomas island in 1830. The exotic island inspired much of his...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 May 2024