WTF Art History

Artist

Outside the Bloomsbury Group: Dora Carrington

The members of the British art and literature group commonly known as The Bloomsbury Group came and went; love triangles, professional relationships,...

Wendy Gray 18 July 2017

Art History 101

How Reclining Nude Concept Changed After Olympia?

When French artist Edouard Manet finished his well -known painting “Olympia” in 1863, lot changed in the history of art because of his technique...

Emre Kagitci 14 July 2017

Art Forms

Watch Julianne Moore as Famous Works of Art

Photographing famous actresses as even more famous pieces of art seems to be a quite popular thing. Recently we have presented the article about...

Zuzanna Stańska 8 July 2017

Art Forms

Picasso’s Beach Body, Baby and Capa’s Camera

There is never a wrong time to dream about the summer. Who else would like to dive into the Mediterreanean sea together with a painter who just...

Magda Michalska 30 June 2017

Artist

Watch One Of The First Dadaist Films by Man Ray

Man Ray was an American visual artist who spent most of his career in France. He was a significant contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements,...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 June 2017

Art Forms

If You’re Looking For A Gift, Check Pablo Picasso’s Ring For Dora Maar

Pablo Picasso and Dora Maar were one of art history’s most dramatic love affairs. Maar, who was a talented photographer, painter, and poet met...

Zuzanna Stańska 21 June 2017

Artist

Loving Vincent The Movie Premieres Today

Today, at Annecy Film Festival, Loving Vincent, a film impatiently expected by all art lovers around the world will have its premiere. By bringing...

Magda Michalska 13 June 2017

Periods

Roy Lichtenstein’s Art Quiz For Every Art Historian

Pop art is popping up again! Yet this time, it won't at all reveal the mechanisms of the modern society with its mass product, celebrities and media...

Magda Michalska 10 June 2017

Art Nouveau

Art Nouveau Explained in GIFs

The Art Nouveau Season on Europeana explores the depth and diversity of the influential art movement and features beautiful Art Nouveau jewellery,...

Europeana 7 June 2017

Art Forms

Ladies In Red – Famous Red Dresses In Art

Red in art history symbolizes many things. First of all, it was a color of power, status and wealth. Kings, princes and, beginning in 1295, Roman...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 May 2017

Renaissance

Listen To Butt Music Written Down By Hieronymus Bosch On "The Garden of Earthly Delights"

Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights is a three-part altair showing the Garden of Eden on the left and a vision of hell on the right. The central...

Zuzanna Stańska 23 May 2017

Erotica

When The Inquisition Met Nude Maja

Which one do you prefer? The Nude Maja or The Clothed Maja? This question might have been asked by the painter Francisco Goya when he completed...

Magda Michalska 21 May 2017