Art History 101

Art History 101

Caravaggisti: Fans, Epigons, Masters?

Caravaggio made an impact on painting already in his times. Probably because he behaved in defiance of all norms of the Church which was his biggest...

Magda Michalska 20 September 2017

Renaissance

Mannerism? Watch Your Manners!

Young artists who left workshops in the years following the activity of Michelangelo and Raphael must have had a very hard time: how could one create...

Magda Michalska 19 September 2017

Art History 101

How Cubism Changed During The 20th Century?

Art history changed lot during the start of the 20th century. First World War affected this transition and changed up the process as many artist...

Emre Kagitci 22 July 2017

Art History 101

How Reclining Nude Concept Changed After Olympia?

When French artist Edouard Manet finished his well -known painting “Olympia” in 1863, lot changed in the history of art because of his technique...

Emre Kagitci 14 July 2017

Art Forms

Ladies In Red – Famous Red Dresses In Art

Red in art history symbolizes many things. First of all, it was a color of power, status and wealth. Kings, princes and, beginning in 1295, Roman...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 May 2017

Erotica

The Best of Leda and the Swan Paintings

If you ever see a painting presenting a girl with a swan - it must be Leda. Leda and the Swan is a story from Greek mythology in which the god Zeus,...

Zuzanna Stańska 3 February 2017

Museum Stories

10 Most Important Masterpieces Lost During World War II

Art theft and looting occurred on massive scale during World War II. It all started with Adolf Hitler’s unsuccessful career as an artist. He...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 January 2017

Art History 101

The Best Of Judith And Holofernes Paintings

Judith and Holofernes is one of the most feminist themes in the history of art. It is a biblical story written in the apocryphal Book of...

Zuzanna Stańska 27 September 2016