WTF Art History

Fashion

Heels Were Never Just For Women: Men in Heels

What do the Persians, Louis XIV, and Johnny Cash have in common? Their heeled footwear. Quite appropriate as heeled shoes were originated, and worn,...

Lauren Kraut 30 June 2021

Literature

Nicole Tersigni Advises on Men to Avoid in Art and Life – An Interview

On her social media accounts, Nicole Tersigni fights toxic masculinity and gender discrimination with humor and irony, every day. But when she...

Arianna Richetti 30 June 2021

The Most Beautiful Rainbows in Paintings for the Pride Month

June was chosen as the Month of Pride to commemorate riots in the neighborhood of Greenwich Village, Manhattan, NYC, which were a response to a...

Magda Michalska 26 June 2021

Erotica

The Naked Truth About Nudes in Academic Art

Academicism was a dominant style in European sculpture and painting in the 18th and 19th centuries. It was called so because it was dictated by the...

Magda Michalska 26 June 2021

Love Story

Most Beautiful Royal Weddings in History — Commissions by Queen Victoria

Alexandrina Victoria ascended to the throne at the young age of 18 and reigned as Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, of Great Britain and Ireland,...

Maya Tola 25 June 2021

Erotica

We Are All Summertime Venuses: Beach Bodies in Art

Venus, who wouldn’t envy her? She is the embodiment of beauty, sexuality, and love. She is perhaps the most often depicted woman in art...

Magda Michalska 25 June 2021

Midsummer – An Old Pagan Tradition in Scandinavian Art

The summer solstice in June is celebrated throughout several cultures. The Scandinavian culture is no exception to that. Initially tied to pagan...

Merve Parla 24 June 2021

Art State of Mind

Suffered a Break-up? See This Art

Who hasn’t suffered a break-up may be the first to cast the stone at all of those who don’t sleep at night and cannot stop crying at a...

Magda Michalska 23 June 2021

Top 7 Summer Destinations Inspired by Art

Are you still undecided of where to go on vacation this summer? Check out the top seven favourite summer destinations inspired by art and find a...

Magda Michalska 22 June 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Rosa Bonheur, Sheep by the Sea

Rosa Bonheur was one of the most famous European artists of the 19th century, and she was definitely the most celebrated female artist of her time.

James W Singer 20 June 2021

Eastern world

True Tips for a Happier Life from the Miniatures of Reza Abbasi

Everyone wants to be happy and each of us has a different idea of happiness. For some, it is finishing college and getting a new job. For others, it...

Rute Ferreira 10 June 2021

Love Story

The Most Important Day! Wedding Inspiration in Art

Weddings have provided many skilled artists an avenue to flaunt their talents by portraying the complexities and intricacies of this age-old...

Maya Tola 9 June 2021