Artist Stories

Abstract Expressionism

Abstraction In Creation – Watch Gerhard Richter At Work

If you ever doubted in abstract paintings you must see this video. Gerhard Richter is a German visual artist who was born in 1932. He produces...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 December 2016

Artist Stories

The Private Collection of Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas was one of the greatest Impressionists. He was also an art collector. His collection, revealed after his death, was remarkable not only...

Zuzanna Stańska 28 December 2016

Artist Stories

The Tragic Story of Jeanne Hébuterne and Modigliani

Jeanne Hébuterne is best known for being a the frequent subject and common-law wife of Amedeo Modigliani. But her story with the famous artist is...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 December 2016

Artist Stories

8 Things Everyone Should Know About Joaquin Sorolla

Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida was a Spanish painter whose style was a variant of Impressionism. His best works, painted in the open air, vividly portray...

Zuzanna Stańska 17 December 2016

Artist

How Yves Klein Played with Gold

Two weeks ago, we showed you some art of Edward Krasiński whose exhibition you can see right now at Tate Liverpool. There's another great ongoing...

Piotr Policht 15 December 2016

Women Artists

Helena Sofia Schjerfbeck – A Female Finnish Gem

I want to share with you my latest discovery: Helena Sofia Schjerfbeck, an unknown gem of Finnish painting. She began during the fine-de-siecle and...

Magda Michalska 14 December 2016

Artist Stories

David Hockney – Old Master Painting on an iPhone

It's often hard to grasp what some great artists do when they turn into elderly living legends. Their works from half a century ago being constantly...

Piotr Policht 13 December 2016

Artist Stories

Giovanni Segantini: A Snowy Story With A Sad End

December is a month of snow (for those in the colder corners of the world...), hot chocolates with marshmallows and mince pies. I'm slowly getting...

Magda Michalska 10 December 2016

Artist Stories

The Best of Lucian Freud – Hotheaded Narcissus and Brilliant Painter

Lucian Freud was born on this day in 1922. It's a perfect occasion to take look at some of his greatest paintings. He was conventional in a way. In...

Piotr Policht 8 December 2016

Artist Stories

Tangled Up in Blue: The Art of Edward Krasiński

In Tate Liverpool, up to March 2017, you can see an exhibition of Edward Krasiński’s work. Krasiński was one of the most interesting and...

Piotr Policht 23 November 2016

Artist Stories

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Claude Monet

On this day in 1840 Claude Monet, one of the main founders French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the...

Zuzanna Stańska 14 November 2016

Artist Stories

8 Best Selfies From Art History

Whoever criticizes the fashion of selfies, must have forgotten that selfies have existed for a really loooooooong time in painting. Here comes a...

Magda Michalska 5 November 2016