European Art

Theater & Cinema

Art and Cinema: The Encounter in the Work of Agnès Varda

Agnès Varda was an important figure in the Nouvelle Vague film movement. She is known for making her own cinema. Her sensitivity and criticism...

Dévra Taboada 6 February 2022

JR Louvre Contemporary Art

Vanishing Pyramid: JR’s Art at the Louvre Museum

In 2016, the urban photographer “JR” decided to visually remove the famous pyramid known as the modern symbol of the Louvre. Three years...

Montaine Dumont 3 February 2022

Painting

Jean-Baptiste Belley: Portrait of a Black French Deputy

Although representations of Black people were overlooked for a long time, current social and political movements participate to reanimate the...

Amélie Pascutto 3 February 2022

Medieval Art

The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial and Its Anglo-Saxon Treasures

A Netflix production called The Dig (released January 29, 2021) is a fictionalized story about the 1939 discovery of the Sutton Hoo ship burial. It...

Alexandra Kiely 2 February 2022

Sam Taylor-Johnson Women Artists

XV Seconds: A Photographic Frieze by Sam Taylor-Johnson

Sam Taylor-Johnson was born on March 4, 1967 in Croydon, London but grew up in Streatham Common in South London. Later on, her family moved to East...

Guest Profile 31 January 2022

Women Artists

Watch Marina Abramović’s Advice to the Young

Listen what an internationally acclaimed artist, Marina Abramović has to say on what it really means to be an artist: “A great artist has to...

Zuzanna Stańska 31 January 2022

Santiago Calatrava Architecture

Sense or Sensibility – Bridges of Santiago Calatrava

The announcement of the decision to replace the slippery glass panels on Ponte della Constituzione bridge in Venice, designed by Santiago Calatrava,...

Joanna Kaszubowska 31 January 2022

Review

The Architecture Drawing Prize 2021 Exhibition at Sir John Soane’s Museum

A hybrid exhibition that celebrates the art of architectural drawing, you can visit the live portion of the exhibition at Sir John Soane’s Museum.

Joanna Kaszubowska 31 January 2022

Contemporary Art

Endless – The First Street Artist Featured in the Uffizi Gallery

British street artist Endless recently donated a unique piece of art to the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, renowned for its unparalleled collection of...

Caroline Galambosova 31 January 2022

Women Artists

Contemplating the Hidden Beauty in Cristina Coral’s Photographs

Cristina Coral is an award-winning photographer based in Italy, specializing in creative and fine art photography. She describes herself as a...

Caroline Galambosova 31 January 2022

Dürer Magic Square WTF Art History

The Mystery of Dürer’s Magic Square

Many weird things appear in Albrecht Dürer’s famous engraving Melencolia. Among them is a magic constant 34 square, a well-known and enigmatic...

Zuzanna Stańska 31 January 2022

Jacobus Vrel (act. ca. 1650-1670), A Woman at a Window Waving at a Child, Fondation Custodia, Frits Lugt Collection, Paris Artist Stories

A Dutch Mystery: Jacobus Vrel

Jacobus Vrel is a ghostly figure in art history because, up to this moment, there is almost no official data about him. No record of his existence...

Irina Diana Calu 30 January 2022