Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Stories

Mars And Venus, Sandro Botticelli (Painting Of The Week)

Valentines Day is coming. What else could we feature in our weekly series "Painting of the Week" if not a scene of Mars and Venus created by our...

Zuzanna Stańska 12 February 2017

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James McNeill Whistler, Portrait of Artist’s Mother (Painting Of The Week)

This is one of the most famous works by an American artist outside the United States. It has been variously described as an American icon and a...

Zuzanna Stańska 8 January 2017

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Holy Night by Correggio

The Holy Night by Correggio also known as Nativity or the Adoration of the Shepherds, was commissioned by Alberto Pratoneri for his family chapel in...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 December 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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