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Art State of Mind

The Goldfinch: Singing Across Time

See the lonely little bird, trapped in a situation over which it has no control. Chained, isolated. Sound familiar? In these strange times we need...

Candy Bedworth 8 April 2020

Art State of Mind

Here Comes the Sun… Sunrises for Hope in Art

We've been chatting with Kate what elements of nature bring us hope. She suggested rainbows but the first I thought of was sunrises. I don't know if...

Magda Michalska 4 April 2020

Art State of Mind

7 Entertaining Art History Podcasts to Listen to

As we all scrabble to deal with the consequences of a pandemic, the least we can do is stay at home. And while social distancing, self-isolating and...

Anastasia Tsaleza 2 April 2020

Bizarre

A Great Mystery: Sanxingdui Masks

Who doesn't love a mystery? Especially an art history mystery. Made by a previously unknown Chinese kingdom, the 3,000 year old bronze Sanxingdui...

Nadine Waldmann 1 April 2020

Art State of Mind

Virtual Art Repositories – Explore Endless Artworks from Quarantine

If you've in quarantine and have begun to feel the unpleasant effects of art withdrawal, virtual art repositories are here to help you. These...

Alexandra Kiely 30 March 2020

Love Story

René Magritte: Lovers in Separation

Now, while we are all being asked to practice social distancing, you have probably been bombarded with the paintings of lovers by René Magritte.

Zuzanna Stańska 30 March 2020

Art State of Mind

Theatre Plays, Opera and Music Online to Keep you Entertained During Lockdown

By now most of us have been in lockdown for at least a few days, binge-watching Netflix and Amazon to the point of total exhaustion. Why not try...

Joanna Kaszubowska 27 March 2020

Art State of Mind

All by Myself, a Lonely Story of Solitude in Painting

Aaaaaaalllll by myseeeeeeeeelf, don't wanna be, aaaaallll by myself- anymore...  Shout out to all those lonely souls who at nights hold on tight to...

Magda Michalska 25 March 2020

Art History 101

The Window and the Pitchfork: The Story Behind Wood’s American Gothic

Under the blue sky of Iowa, a man and a woman stand solemnly in front of their house. They are farmers as suggested by their clothing and the...

Anastasia Manioudaki 25 March 2020

The Best Art Videos for the Age of Quarantine

Right now pretty much everything throughout Europe and North America, including art museums, is closed due to quarantine. This means that art lovers...

Alexandra Kiely 23 March 2020

Art State of Mind

What to Do with Your Time when in Quarantine? Tips from Art!

Seriously, what should I do with my time if I'm in real quarantine and I cannot go out for two weeks? How to avoid going crazy without face-to-face...

Magda Michalska 22 March 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Rachel Ruysch, Vase with Flowers

March is Women’s History Month, and to continue celebrating our artistic diversity let’s discuss one of the greatest still-life artists: Rachel...

James W Singer 22 March 2020