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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

Herstory

Caroline von der Embde—Female Empowerment Through a Painted Selfie

Women artists’ self-portraits have always struck audiences—no other motive proved as ideal for promoting their careers in a male-dominated...

Kero Fichter 13 May 2024

El PEZ, mural in Barcelona, Montana Colors Review

The Art Lover’s Guide to Barcelona – Ruby Boukabou

Barcelona is a wonderful city, with more than enough attractions to keep you busy, no matter how long you come for, or what your interest is. But...

Joanna Kaszubowska 13 May 2024

Dine & Wine

Coffee, Tea, Beer… Drinks in Art for All Tastes!

Cast the first stone they who do not love to get home and enjoy a good drink after a tiring day of work. Or find friends at a happy hour to share...

Rute Ferreira 13 May 2024

Dine & Wine

10 Cocktails Inspired by Art for Artsy Drinking

Most of us like taking some “me time” and enjoying a long bubble bath, reading a good book, working out, or perhaps just contemplating the works...

Marija Canjuga 13 May 2024

Asian Art

Raja Ravi Varma: A Fine Mixture of European Realism and Indian Sensibility

Raja Ravi Varma (1848-1906) was one of the most celebrated and prominent artists from India. His works combined European realism with Indian...

Anuradha Sroha 13 May 2024

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Whistler’s Mother by James McNeill Whistler

Whistler’s 1871 painting Arrangement in Grey and Black No 1 might not sound familiar. As Whistler’s Mother, on the other hand, it has entered...

Catriona Miller 12 May 2024