Wild Women of the Waves – Art of Ships FigureheadsJanuary 10, 2019
A figurehead is a carved and painted figure ornamenting the bow of a ship (that’s the front to us landlubbers!). For thousands of years people have been carving and imaginatively decorating the vessels in which they take to...
2019: Year of the Pig and Pigs in PaintingJanuary 4, 2019
According to the Chinese zodiac, 2019 is the year closing the twelve-year lunar calendar cycle. It’s named after the Pig because according to the mythology, it was the last guest to arrive when the Jade Emperor (i.e. first god) or...
ALL Art In BoJack Horseman We Could Find Gathered In One Place (5th Season Update)September 13, 2018
We love it when pop culture is adopting, using and remixing art history, especially when that mixture includes a T.V. show. If you’re a BoJack Horseman fan and an art aficionado, you’re going to love this article. (For...
Danger, Danger: Art Can Hurt YouSeptember 12, 2018
Every once in a while, an accident involving an artwork happens. Usually, it is the artwork that ends up damaged, but sometimes it is the audience that comes to harm and gets injured. This happened in case of Descent...
Why Was Matisse Obsessed With Goldfish?June 29, 2018
Goldfish here, goldfish there, in a bowl, in a tank, on a table, by the window, goldfish everywhere. Having been looking at Matisse’s work recently, I realized there was a period in which Matisse was obsessed with goldfish....
Seven Errors Game with Lucas Cranach the ElderJune 22, 2018
Do you like games? Your mission in today’s game is to identify seven differences between the artworks of Lucas Cranach the Elder that I chose from his series. While you discover the differences, I tell you a little...
Do You Watch ‘Love Island’? See This Art SpecialJune 19, 2018
At the moment, the annual summer show ‘Love Island’ on ITV is a top topic in the UK where I live. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, imagine a group of bikini-clad young girls and lads...
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