Artist Stories

Artist Stories

The Legend Of The Death Of Raphael

Raphael Santi, one of the greatest Renaissance painters died on this day, on Good Friday in 1520. He was only 37 years old and at the peak of his...

Zuzanna Stańska 6 April 2017

Artist Stories

The Mystery of Vincent Van Gogh’s Death

Vincent van Gogh’s death occurred in the early morning of 29 July 1890, in his room at the Auberge Ravoux in the village of Auvers-sur-Oise in...

Zuzanna Stańska 30 March 2017

Artist Stories

Gustav Klimt And Emilie Flöge – The Everlasting Friendship

Gustav Klimt and Emilie Flöge were inseparable for years. Although it was never proven that there was something romantic between the two of them...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 March 2017

Artist Stories

David Bomberg – A New Machinery For Picture Making

Go into any art gallery the length and breadth of the UK and you are bound to find a Bomberg. David Bomberg, born in Birmingham in 1890 to...

Wendy Gray 25 January 2017

Artist Stories

Everything You Must Know About Parmigianino

Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) was born on this day in 1503. Happy Birthday! This great Italian Mannerist painter and...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 January 2017

Artist Stories

Harald Sohlberg, The Solitary Genius

Harald Sohlberg was a Norwegian painter whose works can be described as “Neo-romantic”. He is particularly known for his depictions of...

Zuzanna Stańska 9 January 2017

Artist Stories

Everything You Must Know About Sandro Botticelli

Sandro Botticelli – everyone knows his name and his The Birth of Venus and Primavera. This master of Early Renaissance belonged to the...

Zuzanna Stańska 3 January 2017

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

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...

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