Artist Stories

WTF Art History

The Art of Adolf Hitler: Idyllic Paintings of a Monster

Adolf Hitler is one of history’s most infamous dictators. After coming to power as Führer of Nazi Germany, he and his followers were...

Abreeza Thomas 27 May 2020

Women Artists

An Interview with Emily Thomas

Emily Thomas is a 24 year old, British, emerging artist. At first glance, her bright and vibrant sculptural work is distinctive and abstract. In a...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 25 May 2020

Museum Stories

Are people on Respirators Really Thinking About Rembrandt? – Jim Dine on His Show at Galerie Templon, Personal Histories and the Role of Art in Crisis (or Not)

As Galerie Templon wrap up a retrospective exhibition of his iconic prints, we interview Jim Dine. Jim Dine has occupied an individual position...

Yasmin Ozkan 19 May 2020

Women Artists

Violeta Parra, First Latin American in the Louvre

In April 1964 the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris hosted an extraordinary exhibition which went down in history as the first solo show of a...

Magda Michalska 7 May 2020

Women Artists

Alla Horska: Die Hard

Ukrainian artist Alla Horska created dozens of amazing mosaics and paintings while actively fighting with the crimes of the Soviet authorities...

Nataliia Pecherska 2 May 2020

Contemporary Art

Agostino Arrivabene – A Modern Alchemist

Agostino Arrivabene (born in 1967) is a visionary yet secluded Italian contemporary artist who continues to produce outstanding surrealist works from...

Caroline Galambosova 28 April 2020

Artist Stories

Quarantine Times: These Artists Performed at Their Best Alone

Most of us don’t escape the obligation of some kind of quarantine in these corona-driven times. Social distancing and isolation are keywords in...

Michel Rutten 25 April 2020

Women Artists

Exploring Place with Emily Thomas

Emily Thomas is a 24 years old, British emerging artist. Her bright and vibrant sculptural work is distinctive and abstract at first glance. However,...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 17 April 2020

Museum Stories

Léon Spilliaert: The Longing Behind the Symbolism

Whilst Belgian artist Léon Spilliaert's first UK retrospective at London's Royal Academy has been put on hold, we delve into his symbolist works and...

Yasmin Ozkan 8 April 2020

Contemporary Art

David Hockney – iPad Images of Springtime from Quarantine

David Hockney is in lock-down in Normandy and spends most days in the garden, drawing the spring awakening on his iPad. In a series of letters...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 7 April 2020

Rococo

7 Things You Need to Know About Jean-Honoré Fragonard

Before reading on, you should know that Jean-Honoré Fragonard was a Rococo master. One can say that Fragonard was Rococo. The works of...

Zuzanna Stańska 5 April 2020

Artist Stories

Ulay: Pioneer of Performance Art

The German performance artist Ulay became known as half of the symbiotic duo Marina Abramovic – Ulay. While Abramovic became the big star, Ulay...

Michel Rutten 12 March 2020