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Women Artists

Lee Krasner – Artist of Many Faces

For a long time, Lee Krasner’s (1908–1984) art has been overshadowed by that of her husband Jackson Pollock. Difficult to categorize, her work...

Michel Rutten 4 April 2024

Artist Stories

The Quiet Life in Interiors of Vilhelm Hammershøi

Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864-1916) was a Danish painter known for poetic, subdued portraits and simple interiors, always muted in tone. His works are...

Zuzanna Stańska 3 April 2024

Painting

Get Inspired: Famous Painters’ Bedrooms

Moving houses is an enterprise, isn’t it? Packing, getting rid of useless but loved items, sending boxes with winter clothes…  Maybe peering...

Magda Michalska 3 April 2024

Design

Arts and Crafts Principles in Interior Design: The Original Minimalists

Perhaps you have noticed a trend in recent years: people seem to crave a return to simpler times, to homesteading, homemaking, and minimalism. We...

Ledys Chemin 3 April 2024

Fashion

Sonia Delaunay and Clothing: Geometry in Fashion

Sonia Delaunay (1885-1979) was a busy woman. She was an officer of the French Legion of Honor, a wife of a famous painter, and an artist herself. On...

Magda Michalska 2 April 2024

Fashion

Dressed in a Masterpiece: Sonia Delaunay and Her Wearable Art

Sonia Delaunay was a Ukrainian-born French artist and fashion designer, who spent most of her working life in Paris. Along with her husband, Robert...

Zuzanna Stańska 2 April 2024

Sonia Delaunay, Blaise Cendrars, La prose du Sonia Robert Delaunay, Transsibérien et de la Petite Jehanne de France, 1913 Love Story

The Visual Vibrations of Sonia and Robert Delaunay

Soulmates in both life and art, Sonia and Robert Delaunay formed what is probably the most extraordinary creative partnership in art history. Cubism, colour and passion - read on!

Candy Bedworth 2 April 2024

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: The Red Tower by Robert Delaunay

When people speak of Paris, the Eiffel Tower is probably the first thing that flashes into the imagination. It is the iconic symbol of Paris. Robert...

James W Singer 2 April 2024

Michelangelo Renaissance

Did You Know That Michelangelo Was an Art Forger?

Michelangelo Buonarroti is undoubtedly one of the most acclaimed artists in history. Some of his creations, such as David or the ceiling of the...

Javier Abel Miguel 1 April 2024

Artist Stories

Han van Meegeren: Vermeer’s Forger And His Fakes

Who wouldn’t love to discover an unknown original painting by Johannes Vermeer? It must be a blissful moment to find an untouched and unspoiled...

Magda Michalska 1 April 2024

Painting

Jesus Christ the Gardener: Noli Me Tangere in Art

How did Jesus inadvertently become a gardener in art? Well, it all started with a simple mistake. But maybe there’s a profound symbolic meaning...

Ela Bobek 1 April 2024

Judith Leyster, Man Offering Money to a Young Woman, 1631, oil on panel, Mauritshuis, Den Haag, Netherlands. Detail. Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Man Offering Money to a Young Woman by Judith Leyster

Judith Leyster was a powerhouse female artist of the Dutch Golden Age. Man Offering Money to a Young Woman is one of her many...

James W Singer 31 March 2024