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Pretty Women: Female Beauty and the Three Graces in Paintings

The paintings depicting three Graces are present throughout all art history. Although the characters are the same, the representations change a lot...

Rute Ferreira 15 May 2024

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Tables for Ladies by Edward Hopper

Indeed, when we look at this painting, everything is very Hopper-ish – the circulating sensation of sadness and loneliness, the weariness of...

Zuzanna Stańska, 14 May 2024

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Woman at Her Toilette by Berthe Morisot

Berthe Morisot was closely associated with French Impressionism and actively participated in seven out of eight group exhibitions. She maintained...

Zuzanna Stańska 14 May 2024

Berthe Morisot, Woman In Grey Reclining, 1879 Women Artists

Berthe Morisot: A Modern Parisian Woman

Berthe Morisot was an influential painter at the heart of the French Impressionist movement. Ahead of her time, her work was innovative, fresh, and...

Candy Bedworth 14 May 2024

Berthe Morisot, Summer's Day Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Summer’s Day by Berthe Morisot

Berthe Morisot was at the centre of Impressionism during the 1870s and 1880s and works like Summer’s Day seem utterly characteristic of the...

Catriona Miller 14 May 2024

Women Artists

Berthe Morisot in 5 Paintings

When we talk about Impressionism, usually the names of Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, and Degas come to mind. However, let’s not forget about another...

Valeria Kumekina 14 May 2024

WTF Art History

5 Impressionist Gossips That Could Have Inspired a Soap Opera

I know, it is a bit rude to discuss private lives of people. But when it comes to the Impressionists, knowing their relationships, connections,...

Zuzanna Stańska 14 May 2024

Dine & Wine

Time for a Cup of Warm Tea in Paintings

Tea, a timeless beverage enjoyed by cultures across the globe, has not only warmed countless hearts but also inspired artists throughout history.

Magda Michalska 13 May 2024

Dine & Wine

Caffeinated Art — Masterpieces for Coffee Lovers!

Is there anything more delightful than a cup of hot coffee? It turns out that yes, there is, and it’s coffee in art! Coffee has been subject...

Magda Michalska 13 May 2024

Left image is showing a detail from a painting-a women (Flora) dressed in a floral dress. Right image is showing a floral dress made after an inspiration from the painting on the left. Fashion

Pioneer of Italian Fashion: Artist-Designer Rosa Genoni

An Italian artist-designer at the turn of the 20th century, Rosa Genoni is described as a founder of Italian fashion, a dressmaker, a teacher, a...

Nikolina Konjevod 13 May 2024

Dine & Wine

Why Did So Many Artists Drink Absinthe?

Curious about the abundance of paintings featuring people indulging in absinthe throughout art history? You’re not alone. As I pondered this,...

Magda Michalska 13 May 2024

pregnancy in art Gustav Klimt, Hope I, 1903, National Gallery of Canada, Canada, US. Artist's website. Long Read

Feminae Gravidae: Pregnancy in Art

While the imagery of women and children is greatly depicted throughout the history of art, pregnancy is much more of a rare sight. Some blame the...

Caroline Galambosova 13 May 2024