WTF Art History

Sport

Football in Art and Art in Football

Art History and Football are not commonly linked together. However football is a beloved and reflective part of culture. Firstly, artists choose to...

Isla Phillips 24 July 2020

Sport

Time For Golf! Golf Paintings

I used to live in St. Andrews, a small town in Scotland which is a legendary cradle of golf in the UK. Once, when I was strolling on a golf course, I...

Magda Michalska 23 July 2020

Sport

Modern Sports Played in Ancient China

The history of Chinese sports can be traced back over thousands of years, revealing many achievements, innovations, and surprises. We think about...

Marina Kochetkova 22 July 2020

Museum Stories

Art Fair for Emerging Artists: Interview with REA! ARTE

Article presenting the entreprise of young women who created an art fair focusing on the promotion of emerging artists

Amélie Pascutto 22 July 2020

Sport

Art History Reveals: Women in Sport

With sport considered as a male activity throughout history, it is no surprise that the history of art follows this same ideology. However, a rare...

Nina Relf 20 July 2020

Erotica

Best Male Nudes in Art History (NSFW!)

Nudity in art first became significant in ancient Greece. The athletic competitions at religious festivals celebrated the male body as an embodiment...

Anuradha Sroha 18 July 2020

Art History 101

Art Nouveau Explained

Art Nouveau is one of the most distinguished styles in art. Even though its duration was brief, it quickly became a fetish of the elite. It spread...

Errika Gerakiti 14 July 2020

Medieval Art

Danse Macabre: Dancing with Skeletons

Danse Macabre (Dance of Death) - a weird dance between people and skeletons. You might think that it is a scene from a horror movie. But...

Zuzanna Stańska 7 July 2020

Art History 101

What is a Wunderkammer? Best Cabinets of Curiosities

The characteristic of arousing surprise for the observer is typical for the so-called Wunderkammer or Cabinet of Curiosities. These are real rooms of...

Rafal Skolimowski 6 July 2020

Animals

Dachshunds in Art

Dachshunds were first bred around the 15th century in Germany. Their primary purpose was to hunt small animals, particularly badgers, and they are...

Maya Tola 5 July 2020

Animals

The Lady with the Dog

The Lady with the Dog is a title that I borrowed from Chekhov’s short story. It is a story of an affair, however, in art the dog quite often has...

Joanna Kaszubowska 4 July 2020

Surrealism

Max Ernst and Birds: A Relationship Explained Through Paintings

Max Ernst (1891–1976) was a prolific German avant-garde artist. He was a pioneer in the early 20th century movements of Dada and Surrealism and...

Anastasia Tsaleza 2 July 2020