Book Review: Sister Wendy’s 100 Best-loved PaintingsNovember 9, 2019
Late last year, the art world mourned the death of Sister Wendy Beckett (1930-2018), the quirky British nun who became a world-wide sensation as a television art commentator. Little did we know that the good sister had one...
I Know What I Am. A Fascinating Graphic Novel about Artemisia GentileschiOctober 2, 2019
The riveting life story of Baroque’s most famous woman painter – Artemisia Gentileschi. Told and shown by Gina Siciliano in her beautifully published graphic novel I Know What I Am. Allow me to start with a small disclosure:...
The Poetry in Painting — Turner’s Ovid in ExileAugust 26, 2019
This petite (9.46 x 12.50 cm) oil on canvas by J.M.W. Turner contains big things: big landscapes, big stories and big skies. It is an imagined scene from 1st century Rome: the departure of Ovid into his famous...
Discovering Camelot: Arthurian Art in PolandApril 12, 2019
1887 saw a significant discovery in the field of medieval art, though at the time nobody, not even the discoverer himself, was aware of the real value of his find. The discoverer was one Wilhelm Klose, the tax...
5 Best Art Books for 2019. My Inspirational Reading ListFebruary 7, 2019
Every year, I create a new reading list that includes novels, non-fiction, and art books. Today, I am sharing with you my 2019 reading list of books related to art. Less is more- so I have included only...
Intersection of Coffee and Creating: Coffee Shops and Their PurposeFebruary 5, 2019
The actual art of coffee making has steadily been growing for years. We have surpassed and moved past instant coffee, on to specialty coffee shops and their frozen and blended coffee drinks, hot chocolates, and sweet recipes, and now...
Educating Through Art: What We Can Learn From Frederick Schiller’s WritingsMay 3, 2018
Why Art? Any form of Art is devoted to (providing) joy, and there is not any higher and not any more serious duty than to make the human beings happy. With this quote, Frederick Schiller makes a statement...
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