The Works of Yves Klein: Lover of BlueOctober 22, 2019
Yves Klein was born in late April of 1928 in Nice, France. His mother, Marie Raymond, was a renowned member of the Art Informel movement, which involved abstract styles and gesture painting. His father, Fred Klein, was known...
100 Years of Bauhaus. It’s Dance Time: The Triadic BalletOctober 5, 2019
2019 celebrates 100 years of Bauhaus. Widely known for their iconic design and contributions to the art world, Bauhaus concepts also extended into dance. Not as well known as their crafts, the dances nevertheless, encompassed the values and...
A Glimpse of Maritime Life in the Past in 7 ArtworksOctober 4, 2019
Sea, harbours, weather, ships, sailors, fishermen, merchants – maritime life is rich and fascinating. Let’s see a few great depictions of its different aspects. Harbour – A Place of Exchange Harbours are places of action, movement and exchanges...
Don’t Give Up the Day Job. Earn as an ArtistSeptember 30, 2019
Artists starving in garrets is an old cliché. In fact many famous artists were sensible enough to have a day job in order to pay the bills! Some of them seem perfectly sensible – Andy Warhol worked as...
The Anti-Painting of Joan MiróSeptember 28, 2019
Joan Miró is an artist very difficult to categorize. In general, he is considered to be a surrealist. However, his works show a great diversity that goes beyond Surrealism, Dadaism and Fauvism. Some pieces remind us of childish...
From Spindle and Distaff to Mass Production: Spinning in ArtSeptember 27, 2019
There are multiple artistic representations of women spinning – created across time and in various places. Let’s take some of the great depictions for a spin (pun intended!) and learn more about this activity. Spinning as a Daily...
Passing Time with Klee: Demonstrating Temporality in Visual ArtSeptember 19, 2019
Paul Klee was a “musical” painter, not least because he chose the violin and bow before brush and easel. Klee’s father was a music teacher and his mother a singer, which had a profound effect on his approach...
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