Allegories of Autumn – A Top Ten of Sensational Symbolic ArtworksSeptember 22, 2020
What does Autumn mean to you? Traditionally it meant the abundance of the harvest, a celebration of ripeness and maturity. Museums and galleries are full of paintings which pay tribute to this theme showing the Allegories of Autumn....
Autumn Atmosphere in the Paintings of Paul KleeSeptember 21, 2020
Hello autumn! I really like this season, especially because of its color palette: reddish and yellowish leaves, beige coats, green wellies, orange pumpkins… The colors of autumn are warm and they create a unique atmosphere of coziness. Can you...
The Fantasy World of Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s PortraitsAugust 15, 2020
Giuseppe Arcimboldo was the King of Mannerism. If you see a human portrait made of plants, vegetables, books, animals and generally speaking, stuff – you can be sure it’s Arcimboldo. These portraits were an expression of a Renaissance mind’s...
10 Ways to Spend the Summer, Inspired by ArtJune 24, 2020
Art suggests and indicates many things to a perceptive viewer. We believe it can also be the perfect ‘influencer’ when it comes to current trends, lifestyles, and activities. The many changes we have had to face since the...
Painting of the Week: Caspar David Friedrich, Abbey in the OakwoodJune 14, 2020
Sadness and desolation fill this scene like an oppressive melancholy. The sun is dying behind the horizon as fog enshrouds the ground. Skeletal trees rise above the mist and surround the crumbling ruins of a Gothic abbey. Silence...
Around the World in Spring Through PaintingsMay 31, 2020
Spring has inspired artists from all over the world for generations. The melting away of the cold winter and burgeoning of new life in every corner hints at new beginnings and a fresh start. This spring is perhaps even...
Crowning the May Queen in ArtMay 13, 2020
The May Queen is the personification of springtime. Crowned with fresh flowers, she leads her people to the Maypole for fun and frolicking. A maiden represents the fruitful bounty of the coming year, at the moment that Spring...
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