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  • Jeff Koons and His Balloon Dogs

    By July 3, 2020

    What do Jeff Koons, Jay Z, Christie’s, and clowns have in common? Balloon dogs! Read how an artwork looking like a huge toy hit USD 58.4m at a Christie’s auction becoming one of the most expensive artworks by...

  • Max Ernst and Birds: A Relationship Explained Through Paintings

    By July 2, 2020

    Max Ernst (1891–1976) was a prolific German avant-garde artist. He was a pioneer in the early 20th century movements of Dada and Surrealism and developed a number of inventive artistic techniques. Ernst had the ability to make the...

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    See a Man About a Dog: Dogs in Paintings

    By July 1, 2020

    The title sentence is a charming English euphemism, usually used to apologize for one’s imminent departure or absence—generally to conceal one’s true purpose, such as going to use the toilet or going to buy a drink. We, however,...

  • Great Artists’ Dachshund Muses

    By June 29, 2020

    Did you know that some of the world’s most celebrated artists and performers have been dachshund owners? This extensive list of elite creatives includes Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Kelsey Grammar, Leonard Nimoy, Marylin Monroe, Marlin Brando, Pierre Bonnard…...

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    The British Landscape in Art

    By June 25, 2020

    The British Landscape: where do we start? From Turner to Hogan the British landscape presents a constant challenge to artists to capture its elusive moods. Landscape painting is deeply soulful, often telling stories of homeliness and comfort. At...

  • 10 Ways to Spend the Summer, Inspired by Art

    By June 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...

  • Let’s Ride a Tiger! Escape into the Exotic with Henri Rousseau

    By June 23, 2020

    Let’s Ride a Tiger! Definitely not! We should never try to ride a tiger, and Rousseau does not suggest it either! It would be horrible (especially for the person I think). The art of Henri Rousseau is so...

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