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Masterpiece Stories

Piero della Francesca, Nativity

Among Piero della Francesca’s surviving paintings, the last one in chronological order is the Nativity in the National Gallery in London. The...

Zuzanna Stańska 24 December 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Robert Rauschenberg, Automobile Tire Print

Automobile Tire Print is one of Robert Rauschenberg’s most intriguing collaborative efforts. In 1953, the artist directed composer John Cage to...

Zuzanna Stańska 17 December 2017

Architecture

Have A Look At Louvre Abu Dhabi

Louvre Abu Dhabi just opened on November 11th, 10 years after the project was announced in 2007. The art museum, designed by French architect Jean...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 December 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Titian, Sacred and Profane Love

Sacred and Profane Love is mysterious an oil painting by Titian, probably painted in 1514, early in his career. The painting is presumed to have been...

Zuzanna Stańska 10 December 2017

Bizarre

Why Babies in Medieval Paintings Look Like Ugly Old Men

The reason is: at the time, philosophers thought that Christ was born like a “perfectly formed and unchanged” man, aka he came out...

Zuzanna Stańska 9 December 2017

WTF Art History

The True Story of American Gothic According to SNL

If you ever wondered how famous paintings were created, how exactly looked the process of creation, setting up the sitters, choosing their...

Zuzanna Stańska 5 December 2017

Museum Stories

Running In Museums? Run with Martin Creed

Have you ever entered a museum five minutes before closing and thus had to run to see as much as possible? Such a thing happened to Martin Creed, a...

Magda Michalska 27 November 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Félix Vallotton, The Lie

Today’s painting, created by Felix Vallotton (one of my favorite artists), was painted in 1897 – but it could just as easily be a scene...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 November 2017

Artist Stories

The Last Landscape of William Langson Lathrop

William Langson Lathrop, September 21st, 1938, private collection    The landscape of Long Island, New York drew a host of American Impressionists...

Anthony de Feo 24 November 2017

North American Art

The Art of Thanksgiving by Norman Rockwell

Norman Rockwell was a 20th-century American author, painter and illustrator. He is most famous for the cover illustrations of everyday life he...

Zuzanna Stańska 23 November 2017

Art Forms

Get Yourself Ready, Met Gala 2018 Theme Is Revealed: “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination”

This is going to be MADNESS. Every year Metropolitan Museum of Art hosts the famous Met Gala. Formally called the Costume Institute Gala and also...

Zuzanna Stańska 15 November 2017

Artist Stories

CRW Nevinson: A World of Men Enslaved to a Terrific Machine of Their Own Making

Nevinson aligned himself with the Italian futurists who celebrated and embraced the violence and mechanized speed of the modern age. However, his...

Wendy Gray 14 November 2017