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Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: The Major’s Marriage Proposal by Pavel Fedotov

When you think of 19th-century Russia, images of Anna Karenina with black furs and white diamonds may come to mind. The lives of the wealthy...

James W Singer 5 April 2020

Art State of Mind

Here Comes the Sun… Sunrises for Hope in Art

We’ve been chatting with Kate what elements of nature bring us hope. She suggested rainbows but the first I thought of was sunrises. I...

Magda Michalska 4 April 2020

Earthquakes and Art. The Story of the Zagreb Art Pavilion

On Sunday, March 22nd, early in the morning a 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit the Croatian capital. People lost their homes and their workplaces.

Marija Canjuga 2 April 2020

Women Artists

Giovanna Garzoni – A Baroque Painter Inspires an Art Challenge

Italian artist Giovanna Garzoni lived and worked four centuries ago, but she’s still making an impact today. In honor of the past Women’s History...

Alexandra Kiely 1 April 2020

Art State of Mind

Virtual Art Repositories – Explore Endless Artworks from Quarantine

If you’ve in quarantine and have begun to feel the unpleasant effects of art withdrawal, virtual art repositories are here to help you. These...

Alexandra Kiely 30 March 2020

Art State of Mind

Theatre Plays, Opera and Music Online to Keep you Entertained During Lockdown

By now most of us have been in lockdown for at least a few days, binge-watching Netflix and Amazon to the point of total exhaustion. Why not try...

Joanna Kaszubowska 27 March 2020

Review

His Majesty Jan Van Eyck and the Optical Revolution – Review

Art history has its superstars: Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, Gustav Klimt. But with the recent $2.4 million, multiyear restoration of panels...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 March 2020

Art State of Mind

All by Myself, a Lonely Story of Solitude in Painting

Aaaaaaalllll by myseeeeeeeeelf, don’t wanna be, aaaaallll by myself- anymore…  Shout out to all those lonely souls who at nights hold on...

Magda Michalska 25 March 2020

Art History 101

The Window and the Pitchfork: The Story Behind Wood’s American Gothic

Under the blue sky of Iowa, a man and a woman stand solemnly in front of their house. They are farmers as suggested by their clothing and the...

Anastasia Manioudaki 25 March 2020

The Best Art Videos for the Age of Quarantine

Right now pretty much everything throughout Europe and North America, including art museums, is closed due to quarantine. This means that art lovers...

Alexandra Kiely 23 March 2020

Michael Rakowitz: His Lost Heritage and Enemies

In March 2020 the Fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square in London, which since 1998 temporarily hosts sculptures and installations by contemporary...

Magda Michalska 23 March 2020

Art State of Mind

What to Do with Your Time when in Quarantine? Tips from Art!

Seriously, what should I do with my time if I’m in real quarantine and I cannot go out for two weeks? How to avoid going crazy without...

Magda Michalska 22 March 2020