Artist Stories

Abstract Expressionism

Barnett Newman, A Pillar of Abstract Expressionism

When one thinks of Abstract Expressionism, the name of Barnett Newman pops up immediately. That is only fair since he is a pillar of the movement and...

Errika Gerakiti 28 April 2021

Artist Stories

Arenig School. Wild Bohemians and Welsh Mountains

Welcome to a rollicking adventure with the Arenig School of automatic painting starring Augustus John, James Dickson Innes, and Derwent...

Candy Bedworth 18 April 2021

Artist Stories

Kyffin Williams and the Welsh Landscape

The Welsh landscapes have inspired artists, poets, and writers for generations. But, for one 20th century artist, they were more than just a subject...

Wendy Gray 15 April 2021

Women Artists

Paula Rego and Other Strong Women

A couple of years ago, I wrote a very short article about Paula Rego’s fairy tale-like works. Yet, only recently I found out that we were born...

Magda Michalska 8 April 2021

Animals

Franz Marc: The Painter Who Loved Horses

The German Expressionist movement had many faces. One of the most interesting of them was that of the painter Franz Marc. Marc looked to the natural...

Zuzanna Stańska 5 April 2021

Artist Stories

Aubrey Beardsley: Sharp Blacks and Whites of the Victorian Era

Aubrey Beardsley was an extremely talented draughtsman of the Victorian era. As a young boy he suffered from tuberculosis yet decided to live his...

Magda Michalska 2 April 2021

Love Story

Women in Rossetti’s Life and Art: Muses and Lovers

Anyone who knows of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood will remember their style by the representation of a very particular type of women – the...

Bolor Jargalsaikhan 1 April 2021

Interview

The Story of Norman Rockwell’s Forgotten Model

Much has been written about many of Norman Rockwell’s neighbors who posed as models for his many illustrations and Saturday Evening Post covers.

Guest Profile 27 March 2021

Women Artists

Charlotte Salomon: Theater of Life and Death

This is not a story with a happy ending. Or a happy beginning for that matter. It’s a story of suicides, sexual abuse, a mystery to solve and...

Magda Michalska 25 March 2021

Women Artists

From Love to Art: Anna Hyatt Huntington, an American Sculptor

A pioneering female sculptor of the 20th century, Anna Hyatt Huntington created artworks that are still visible all over New York City. Here are some...

Alexandra Kiely 23 March 2021

Women Artists

Pan Yuliang: The Queen of Self-Portraits

Pan Yuliang’s works are a celebration of her Chinese heritage and feminine selfhood. Born in Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province as Chen Xiuqing Pan...

Anuradha Sroha 20 March 2021

Women Artists

Käthe Kollwitz: Germany’s Greatest Female Artist

Käthe Kollwitz (1867 -1945) was one of Germany’s greatest artists and she holds the distinction of being the only woman artist to make it into...

Chris Dobson 2 March 2021