Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Berthe Morisot, Woman at Her Toilette

Berthe Morisot was closely associated with French Impressionism and actively participated in seven out of eight group’s exhibitions. She maintained...

Zuzanna Stańska 18 December 2016

Impressionism

Claude Monet, The Train In The Snow – Painting Of The Week

Claude Monet painted The Train In The Snow in 1875. The work wasn't shown in Impressionist exhibition, but it reveals Monet's attraction to the...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 December 2016

Masterpiece Stories

Vincent van Gogh, The Starry Night (Painting Of The Week)

The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh is one of those iconic painting everyone recognizes. But not everyone knows it's story! Today we will try to...

Zuzanna Stańska 3 December 2016

Fauvism

Henri Matisse, Harmony In Red – Painting of The Week

Two weeks ago I was lucky to see this painting on a exhibition Icons of Art. The Shchukin Collection in Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris. Sergei...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 November 2016

Masterpiece Stories

Painting Of The Week – René Magritte, The Treachery of Images

As you can see, this painting shows a pipe. Underneath it there is a French sentence explaining, that "This is not a pipe". You may ask - what the...

Zuzanna Stańska 6 November 2016

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Gustav Klimt, Two Girls With An Oleander

Gustav Klimt, Two Girls with an Oleander, 1892, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT Who doesn’t like Secession or Gustav Klimt? This...

Zuzanna Stańska 30 October 2016

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of The Week: Franz von Stuck, Lucifer

We start a new series of articles where every week we will present you a story about one particular piece of art. If you have any requests, please...

Zuzanna Stańska 23 October 2016

Masterpiece Stories

Meet Mona Lisa Twin (Shocking!)

Mona Lisa is the most famous painting in the world. But did you know that she has a twin? Covered with multiple layers of dark and cracked...

Zuzanna Stańska 7 July 2016

Masterpiece Stories

We Need To Talk Why This Is The Most Expensive Painting Of All Times

What is the most expensive painting of all times? Of course it is The Sistine Madonna by the Renaissance master, Raphael Santi. You're shocked,...

Zuzanna Stańska 7 July 2016