Love Story

Searching for Love in Art

LOVE ALERT! The following array of paintings is a heart-warming collection of artworks worth sharing with your beloved. They are so much more...

Magda Michalska 14 February 2019

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...

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...

Rute Ferreira 12 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

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

Sculpture

The Spirit of Ecstasy – A Story of Goddesses and Secret Affairs

The story of the Spirit of Ecstasy is one to be pulled from the gossip columns of London high society. It involves rich and aristocratic benefactors,...

Candy Bedworth 21 April 2018

Love Story

Five Ideas For Valentine’s Day Inspired By Art History

Valentine’s Day is here and the internet is full of advice on how to make this day special. We’re joining with a few ideas inspired by art...

Europeana 14 February 2018

Love Story

William Hogarth – Marriage à-la-mode

The 18th century British painter William Hogarth created an insightful series of paintings about the arranged marriages of his times, entitled...

Pola Otterstein 17 October 2017

Artist Stories

The Story Of Duchess of Alba – Francisco de Goya’s Muse

Few women in eighteenth-century Spain captured the imagination of contemporaries as thoroughly as Doña María de Pilar Teresa Cayetana de Silva...

Zuzanna Stańska 31 August 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

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 Stories

The Legend Of The Death Of Raphael

Raphael Santi, one of the greatest Renaissance painters died on this day, on Good Friday in 1520. He was only 37 years old and at the peak of his...

Zuzanna Stańska 6 April 2017