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Painterly Armchair Travels – London Landmarks Edition

Since everybody seemed to enjoy visiting Paris through paintings, why not take a look at London? Just like Paris, London is a popular destination for...

Alexandra Kiely 23 July 2018

Women Artists

The Rosa Bonheur’s Magnificent Lions And The Portrait Of Wildlife

Painting animals is part of a tradition dating back to the 17th century when animal-specialized painters began contributing to portraits, landscapes,...

Rute Ferreira 27 June 2018

Renaissance

Seven Errors Game with Lucas Cranach the Elder

Do you like games? Your mission in today's game is to identify seven differences between the artworks of Lucas Cranach the Elder that I chose from...

Rute Ferreira 22 June 2018

Surrealism

Start The Summer With Salvador Dalí

Summer is officially on! If you're still looking for a beach where to show your artsy bikini, or a Picasso-like beach body, maybe you'll be tempted...

Magda Michalska 21 June 2018

Love Story

Do You Watch ‘Love Island’? See This Art Special

At the moment, the annual summer show 'Love Island' on ITV is a top topic in the UK where I live. If you don't know what I'm talking about, imagine a...

Magda Michalska 19 June 2018

South American Art

How To Break Up (And What To Do Next): 5 Love Tips From Brazilian Painter Belmiro de Almeida

Valentine's Day is traditionally celebrated on February 14th, you know for sure. But, in the country where I live, Brazil, the date reserved for...

Rute Ferreira 12 June 2018

Sport

World Cup Opening Game with LS Lowry

The FIFA World Cup begins in Russia on Thursday! Whether you're fans of football, or you get bored watching the telly, it's always fun to get carried...

Magda Michalska 11 June 2018

Misunderstood Music, Forbidden Romance and Richard Gerstl’s Art

When an avant-garde composer and painter becomes friends with an avant-garde painter, their relationship will be a stormy one. And if the wife of one...

Magda Michalska 22 May 2018

Bizarre

Jobs in Art Which Don’t Exist Anymore (Or Seem Not To)

To work is to live without dying. This beautiful motto was pronounced by Rainer Maria Rilke, the Austrian poet of the fin-de-siècle. I think it...

Magda Michalska 1 May 2018

Leonora Carrington And Her Surrealist Life In Her Own Words

Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) is considered one of the greatest and most neglected British Surrealists. Her life story is a fascinating one: she...

Magda Michalska 28 April 2018

Love Story

In Life, In Art, Till Death Do Us Part: The Romance Of Georgina And Lucílio de Albuquerque

Do you like art history and love stories? You've come to the right place because here we have both! Today we present the story of love and art...

Rute Ferreira 27 April 2018

Animals

Meet Beautiful Cats by Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe

Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe, the British engraver, illustrator, and painter perhaps best known for his paintings of birds, painted many other...

Sarah Mills 24 April 2018