Weird & Bizarre: A Toilet as a Work of ArtOctober 27, 2020
A joke, a provocation, or an attempt to attract your attention? Maybe none of these or maybe all of them. Here are the three of the most renowned toilets in the history of art. They may make you...
Art in the Netflix TV Series DarkOctober 26, 2020
On the 27th of June Netflix released the long-awaited third and final season of Dark. The German series, co-created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese, has been a great success, but SPOILER ALERT: if you haven’t already...
Delftware 101 – The Brilliant Face of the Dutch Golden AgeOctober 25, 2020
When we think of the Netherlands, a few characteristic things come to mind; tulips, windmills, orange cheese and painted clogs to name but a few. However, we think there is a nobler Dutch craft that we ought to...
Painting of the Week: Cavaliere d’Arpino, Perseus Rescuing AndromedaOctober 25, 2020
The roar of the sea monster blends with the screams of the scared princess! The chained beauty awaits her bloody death as the ugly beast lurches forward. Suddenly there is a flash of metal, the sound of wings,...
Kiyohara Yukinobu: Sublime Female Painter of the Kano SchoolOctober 24, 2020
Not many of us have heard of Kiyohara Yukinobu, but we probably should have. She was a Japanese painter in the early Edo period (1603-1868) and one of the most talented artists of the Kano school. The Tale...
The Nerdwriter: YouTube Channel for Art LoversOctober 21, 2020
If you are a naturally curious person and above all an art lover, Nerdwriter is a complete channel to kill all curiosities and learn a lot. Nerdwriter releases weekly videos that “puts ideas to work”. With eight years...
Did You Know? Haarlem in the Dutch Golden AgeOctober 20, 2020
The city of Haarlem in the Netherlands was one of the flourishing art centers of the 16th and 17th centuries. Today, you can walk the streets of the city and see that not much has changed. Architecturally, the...
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