Artist Stories

Artist Stories

Five Artist Models You Should Know About

Did you know that many well-known artworks were modeled on living figures? In fact, the real stories of these famous faces are often fascinating in...

Guest Profile 26 July 2020

Women Artists

How to Start Living off Art: An Interview with Illustrator Cait Mack

Cait Mack is an illustrator, climber, and mountain lover based in Bristol in the UK. She is an artist who creates vibrant and unique paintings and is...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 18 July 2020

Architecture

The Rhythmic Spaces of Savin Couëlle

Architect Savin Couëlle’s organic designs go beyond extensions of the natural landscape. He creates a feeling of being one with nature. Couëlle...

Marga Patterson 16 July 2020

Erotica

Tom of Finland: the Artist Who Created the Village People’s Look

Meet Tom of Finland, the artist that inspired the looks of Freddie Mercury and the Village People. He was friends with Robert Mapplethorpe, and Andy...

Joanna Kaszubowska 29 June 2020

Artist Stories

A Queer World in Konstantin Somov’s Artworks

Konstantin Somov (1869-1939) was a Russian painter, co-founder of the artistic movement Mir Iskusstva and well known for his watercolors...

Kateryna Martynova 22 June 2020

Literature

Seven Books About Art for Holiday Chill

Holiday time but not sure if you can afford to travel? Or do you just need something to help forget about social distancing while relaxing somewhere...

Camilla de Laurentis 22 June 2020

Artist Stories

Life and Work of Peder Mørk Mønsted

Today marks 79 years since the death of Peder Mørk Mønsted, a Danish painter who created an extensive oeuvre in realist works of art. Though a...

Maya M. Tola 20 June 2020

Women Artists

Behind the Canvas: Mary Weatherford

In our new series which highlights an outstanding female artist in each edition, we look behind the canvas at Mary Weatherford's illuminating...

Yasmin Ozkan 17 June 2020

Artist Stories

Photos of Famous Artists When They Were Kids

Sometimes it is hard to remember that famous artists were also children at one time, just like all of us. We have selected six of them for you to see...

Dévra Taboada 5 June 2020

Artist Stories

Famous Painters and Their Children

On June 1st, 1925, the World Conference for the well-being of Children held in Geneva, Switzerland, proclaimed June 1 to be International...

Magda Michalska 1 June 2020

Art Nouveau

Viktor Zaretsky: The Oeuvre of the Ukrainian Gustav Klimt

Viktor Zaretsky is often called the Ukrainian Gustav Klimt. In fact, the influence of Klimt in the artworks of this Ukrainian artist is quite...

Nataliia Pecherska 28 May 2020

Vincent van Gogh Copying Other Artists

Vincent van Gogh is famous nowadays for two things. Firstly, his unstoppable creativity - he produced 2,100 artworks in just over a decade. And,...

Anastasia Manioudaki 27 May 2020