Artist Stories

Art Travels

Ogunquit Artist Colony: The Painter’s Paradise

The Abenaki people native to southern Maine knew of their homeland’s allure long before their European successors. The word “ogunquit” –...

Anthony de Feo 18 April 2017

Artist Stories

The (Not So) Simple Style of Emil Carlsen

Emil Carlsen was, for roughly the first forty years of his life, poor and relatively unknown. After all, he rejected the growing appeal of florid...

Anthony de Feo 8 April 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

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

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

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...

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

Suzanne Valadon: The Mistress Of Montmartre

She started as a model because she didn’t have money for professional painting classes. She would watch the artists for whom she worked, such...

Magda Michalska 23 September 2016

Art Forms

The Static World In Motion of Eadweard Muybridge

Eadweard Muybridge was a 19th century photographer who proved that horses can fly. Today Muybridge is famous for his pioneering work on animal...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 September 2016

Artist Stories

My name is Sofonisba And I’m Michelangelo’s Gal

And I don’t mean it as a mistress, no, no, I’m a respectable girl who comes from a little poor but still a noble family of Cremona. When...

Magda Michalska 7 September 2016

Artist Stories

15 Art Superstars and Their Studios

Everybody needs a workplace. For every artist his studio is a very important place. Take a look at this selection of the superstar artists and their...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 August 2016