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Pablo Picasso, Lovers, 1923, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA. Detail. Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Lovers by Pablo Picasso

The Lovers by Pablo Picasso explores the dynamics of courtship. It returns to an earlier painting tradition and invents a new interpretation.

James W Singer 22 May 2023

Women Artists

Mary Cassatt’s Feminist Mural Which Has Gone Missing

Mary Cassatt was a well-known Impressionist who often illustrated motherhood and traditional female activities in the 19th century. When she was 50,...

Magda Michalska 22 May 2023

Painting

Cute Babies in Art: From Rubens to Cassatt

Who doesn’t like a cute baby? Lucky for us, history is full of cute babies in art. And while we could dedicate one whole article to babies in Mary...

Rachel Witte 22 May 2023

Mary Cassatt, In the Loge, 1878, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA. Detail. Women Artists

Mary Cassatt: The Story of the American Impressionist

Mary Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker who developed her skills by studying, working, and living in France. She was one of only three...

Marija Canjuga 22 May 2023

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: The Football Players by Henri Rousseau

Welcome to the bizarre world of Henri Rousseau (1844–1910), the quintessential naïve artist, and meet his masterpiece depicting oneiric, striped...

Anastasia Manioudaki 21 May 2023

Women Artists

Zoya Lerman, Ukrainian Non-Conformist Artist

Artist Zoya Lerman is a unique representative of Ukrainian non-conformism in painting. Despite the dominance of Socialist Realism, she was able to...

Nataliia Pecherska 20 May 2023

Women Artists

Violet Oakley: A Grand Vision by a Female Muralist

1906, Philadelphia, USA: a historic moment in art was unfolding in the Pennsylvania Capitol Building. A series of murals depicting The Founding of...

Wendy Gray 18 May 2023

Museum Stories

Visit the Bargello National Museum in Florence

Museo Nazionale del Bargello or the Bargello National Museum is among Florence’s most important museums along with the Uffizi Gallery and the...

Maya M. Tola 18 May 2023

Museum Stories

8 Reasons to Visit Rembrandt House in Amsterdam

If you happen to find yourself in Amsterdam, then you just can’t miss the Rembrandt House Museum (Museum het Rembrandthuis). It was the Rembrandt...

Zuzanna Stańska 18 May 2023

Museum Stories

Masterpieces from the Frick Collection

Housed in an elegant mansion, Frick Collection in New York features renowned works by celebrated artists such as Vermeer, Rembrandt, Goya, Turner,...

Alexandra Kiely 18 May 2023

Museum Stories

5 Reasons to Visit the Kröller-Müller Museum in the Netherlands

Imagine you are in a forest. In the middle of this forest, there is a museum with a garden full of sculptures. Both the museum and the garden are...

Zuzanna Stańska 18 May 2023

Women Artists

Painting Parenthood – Children Depicted by Their Mothers

Is it possible to combine art and motherhood? This question never seems to go away. There is no denying that female artists do have a gendered...

Candy Bedworth 14 May 2023