What Is NFT and Why Is It Shaking Up the Art World?May 1, 2021
NFT (Non-Fungible Token) has recently become one of the most popular words in the art world. It is a new way of investing in art or digital assets such as GIFs or tweets. 338 billion USD – this...
Abstract Expressionism 101: Everything You Need To KnowApril 27, 2021
Abstract Expressionism is an art movement that emerged in the USA in the 1940s and 1950s. Some of its most prominent artists are Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, and Barnett Newman. Even though it is not...
Viennese Actionism: Between the Bestial and the SublimeApril 23, 2021
Naked bodies, violence, and destructive art. The term Viennese Actionism refers to a radical and explicit form of performance art that developed in the Austrian capital during the 1960s. Mainly consisting of four members which through their performances...
10 Things You Should Know About TitianApril 19, 2021
Titian (Tiziano Vecellio, 1490–1576) was an Italian painter active in Venice in the 16th century. He is considered the greatest painter in the Venetian art school. During his long career, he painted a variety of subjects, shaping Renaissance...
Escape to the Forest: The Birth of Barbizon SchoolApril 12, 2021
During the 19th century, the most promising artists trained at the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture in Paris. The academy taught its pupils the works of the Old Masters. Artists in the making were encouraged to adopt...
Commedia dell’Arte Characters in ArtMarch 22, 2021
Commedia dell’arte is a form of theater popular from the 16th to the 18th century. The name means comedy of art indicating that the performers were artisans, that is professional actors. Commedia dell’arte originated in northern Italy and...
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