Artist Stories

When Trash Turns Art: El Anatsui

People often say that contemporary art is trash. But, can we turn the equation the other way and make trash art? El Anatsui’s grand...

Magda Michalska 15 February 2018

Artist Stories

Frederick Stuart Church: Painter of Harmony

A lifetime of training could not have prepared Frederick Stuart Church for 1863. But his works of fantasy that came after clung to and perhaps even...

Anthony de Feo 12 February 2018

Art Forms

Two artists, four works: The Shakespeare’s characters on Millais’ artworks

“To be or not to be, that’s the question”. With that simple sentence, you certainly remembered one of the greatest geniuses in...

Rute Ferreira 8 February 2018

Artist Stories

Tiepolo: The Last Venetian Master

Mainland Italy is a perfect country for fresco production since it is dominated by a dry climate that preserves frescoes very well. Venice, however,...

Magda Michalska 29 January 2018

Abstract Expressionism

Jackson Pollock: The Face Of Abstract Expressionism

A man walks on his creation, a fragmentary and chaotic creation. But it is an elaborate, creative and almost romantic chaos. He’s in love with...

Rute Ferreira 28 January 2018

Artist Stories

The Great Stanisław Wyspiański and His Many Talents

He is considered by many of his compatriots to have been something of a Leonardo da Vinci of the 19th century. Stanisław Wyspiański and his many...

Pola Otterstein 10 January 2018

Artist Stories

Did Goya Make a Career?

Goya’s paintings are often traumatizing and very very dark. It’s because his activity coincided with the last period of the Enlightenment...

Magda Michalska 2 January 2018

Artist Stories

Artists who died in 2017

Today I decided to touch upon a sad and painful topic but I also think that the end of the year is a good occasion to pay tribute to those artists...

Magda Michalska 30 December 2017

Artist Stories

Brief Story of Claude Monet’s Garden in Giverny

Famous Impressionist artist Claude Monet‘s garden in Giverny has been one of the must-see sights for every art lover visiting France. It is a...

Bolor Jargalsaikhan 2 December 2017

Artist Stories

The Last Landscape of William Langson Lathrop

William Langson Lathrop, September 21st, 1938, private collection    The landscape of Long Island, New York drew a host of American Impressionists...

Anthony de Feo 24 November 2017

Artist Stories

CRW Nevinson: ‘A world of men enslaved to a terrific machine of their own making’

Nevinson aligned himself with the Italian futurists who celebrated and embraced the violence and mechanised speed of the modern age. But his...

Wendy Gray 14 November 2017

Artist Stories

Happy 177th Birthday Rodin!

Happy 177th Birthday Rodin! Francois Auguste Rene Rodin was born in Paris on November 12th, 1840. The French sculptor is known as the progenitor of...

Pola Otterstein 12 November 2017