European Art

Everything You Must Know About Pont-Aven School

The year 1886 was a turning point for Paul Gauguin’s career as a painter. That was the year when the village of Pont-Aven in Brittany, France,...

Zuzanna Stańska 21 September 2018

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

Quiz

Seven Errors Game with Lucas Cranach the Elder

Do you like games? Your mission in today’s game is to identify seven differences between the artworks of Lucas Cranach the Elder that I chose...

Rute Ferreira 22 June 2018

Artist Stories

The Great Stanisław Wyspiański and His Many Talents

He is considered by many of his compatriots to have been something of a Leonardo da Vinci of the 19th century. Stanisław Wyspiański’s talents...

Pola Otterstein 10 January 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

Masterpiece Stories

Time For… The Intervention of the Sabine Women

The Intervention of the Sabine Women is one of these paintings that is widely known, and considered to be a “classic” but rarely someone...

Zuzanna Stańska 5 November 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Painting Of The Week – Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi

Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci – was on everyone’s lips when it went on the market.  Leonardo da Vinci (attributed), Salvator...

Zuzanna Stańska 15 October 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Lady in Gold: Adele Bloch-Bauer by Gustav Klimt

This portrait also known as Lady in Gold is one of two stunning portraits by Gustav Klimt depicting Adele Bloch-Bauer. This portrait was commissioned...

Zuzanna Stańska 2 July 2017

Erotica

When the Inquisition Met Nude Maja

Which one do you prefer? The Nude Maja or The Clothed Maja? This question might have been asked by the painter Francisco Goya when he completed...

Magda Michalska 21 May 2017

European Art

Rhapsody in Blue: Picasso’s Blue Period

Before 1901, Picasso’s subject matter was wide-ranging: urban scenes, contemporary society, religious depictions, and, once he came to Paris,...

Wendy Gray 16 May 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