WTF Art History

Dine & Wine

The Scent of Orange in the Wintery Air: Portraits with Oranges

What does winter smell to you like? For me, it’s the scent of cinnamon-spiced gingerbread, mulled wine, and of course mandarins. My grandma...

Magda Michalska 30 January 2021

Sport

Ice Skating Artwork – A Visual Journey on Ice

Ice skating is a beloved winter activity and I’ve been an avid participant (all year round) since I was a little girl. As such, I really enjoy...

Alexandra Kiely 28 January 2021

Animals

Craving a Pandemic Puppy? See Dogs in Modern Art!

One of the phenomena that developed in the last 12 months is that of ‘pandemic puppy’. If you took one we hope you are happy together! But if you...

Joanna Kaszubowska 26 January 2021

Art History 101

Finding a New Hobby through Art

Learn a new hobby during this time, they say. That is easier said than done, isn’t it? But, if you do find yourself looking for more...

Rachel Witte 25 January 2021

Art State of Mind

#MeToo and the Medusa Myth

The Medusa story – terrifying or tragic? Some months ago, a controversial new statue of Medusa was unveiled in New York, so let’s take this...

Candy Bedworth 21 January 2021

Contemporary Art

Is Kylie Jenner the New Venus? Interview with the Artist Marco Battaglini

Marco Battaglini is a contemporary Italian artist working in Costa Rica. In his work he mixes sacred with profane, trying to mediate between the...

Magda Michalska 20 January 2021

Renaissance

10 Facts about The Last Supper by Leonardo You Should Know

The legendary 15th-century painter Leonardo da Vinci has an impressive legacy of artwork that leaves people astonished and awestruck even today. The...

Guest Profile 6 January 2021

Art State of Mind

What Makes an Artwork Famous?

Michelangelo. Leonardo da Vinci. Pablo Picasso. Georgia O’Keeffe. Rembrandt. The Renaissance. Cubism. Impressionism. More than likely, you have...

Rachel Witte 6 January 2021

WTF Art History

The Top 10 Strange and Bizarre Paintings

For every picturesque painting, there is at least one strange and bizarre counterpart. We usually gloss over the oddities, because, well,...

Abreeza Thomas 5 January 2021

Erotica

One with Nature: Nude Paintings in Natural Settings

Depictions of the nude figurative form is a time-honored artistic tradition dating back to antiquity. Depending on the period in question, the...

Maya Tola 4 January 2021

Art State of Mind

New Year’s Resolutions Inspired by Artists

What New Year’s resolutions are you making as the strangest year in recent memory comes to a close? If you’re still unsure what (if...

Alexandra Kiely 1 January 2021

Painting

New Year’s Fireworks in Painting

Bonfires, parties, or reading in bed. Ideas for how one should spend New Year’s Eve are endless, and everyone should spend it the way they...

Magda Michalska 31 December 2020