European Art

Symbolism

Pierre Bonnard: Bringing Color to Life

When I was writing the article about the Nabis, I came across the past Tate exhibition on Pierre Bonnard which closed in May 2019. Let’s...

Magda Michalska 22 July 2019

Museum Stories

Van Gogh’s Sunflowers at the Van Gogh Museum

In January 2019, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam announced that the painting Sunflowers will not be leaving Amsterdam anymore due to its fragile...

Joanna Kaszubowska 21 June 2019

European Art

Europa in Focus: Rape and Rebirth

If you read my articles, you’ll know that I tend to get political. With the European Elections coming up this weekend, I wouldn’t be...

Magda Michalska 24 May 2019

Architecture

Ten Gorgeous French Churches (That Aren’t Notre-Dame de Paris)

Still remember the Notre-Dame de Paris? It suffered a horrible fire in April 2019. Notre-Dame is by far France’s most famous church, but it...

Alexandra Kiely 15 May 2019

Masterpiece Stories

Egon Schiele, Edith with Striped Dress, Sitting

Edith Harms, the future wife of Egon Schiele, lived with her sister, Adele and their parents across the street from Schiele’s studio at the...

Zuzanna Stańska 19 August 2018

Painting

10 Most Famous Adoration of the Shepherds Paintings

Christmas time is in full swing! Hope you’re having a great time with your family and friends. To sustain the atmosphere we have prepared for...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 December 2017

Art State of Mind

Grow Your Artsy Mustache For Movember!

Movember November is a month of raising awareness about men’s health, in particular about prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s...

Magda Michalska 6 November 2017

Painting

Giovanni Boldini’s Beautiful Belles

Giovanni Boldini (1842-1931) was a popular society portrait painter in turn-of-the-century France and England. His elegant portraits are still much...

Alexandra Kiely 9 October 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Albrecht Dürer, The Self-Portrait at 28

Albrecht Dürer loved self-portraits. In the first half of his life, he made a series of exquisite self-portraits. The earliest was made in 1484,...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 February 2017

Museum Stories

10 Most Important Masterpieces Lost During World War II

Art theft and looting occurred on massive scale during World War II. It all started with Adolf Hitler’s unsuccessful career as an artist. He...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 January 2017

Art Nouveau

New Year’s Greetings on Art Nouveau Cards

Back in the day people used to send not only Christmas cards but also greetings for New Year. Today we want to follow this old tradition and send you...

Magda Michalska 1 January 2017

Symbolism

Magnificent Mountain Landscapes of Ferdinand Hodler

Ferdinand Hodler is the most influential Swiss artist in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The most popular paintings by Hodler have been his...

Zuzanna Stańska 20 December 2016