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Erotica

The Victorians: an Unexpected World of Erotica and Pornography [18+]

The subject of erotica is vast. Even reduced to only the Victorian world of erotica, it’s a challenge to write about in the space of an...

Sarah Mills 2 October 2020

Artist Stories

Carl Larsson and His Cozy House

It's difficult to be a prophet in one's own land... I guess this rule can apply to artists too. Carl Larsson, one of the most renowned Swedish...

Magda Michalska 29 September 2020

Art State of Mind

The Origin of the World and the Female Gaze

It was Shakespeare who coined the phrase, "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet". The premise rests on the notion that the rose’s inherent...

Guest Profile 28 September 2020

WTF Art History

Nighthawks as Memes – Edward Hopper’s Best Renditions

Edward Hopper's Nighthawks is one of the best known images of 20th-century art that has also become one of the most popular meme sources of the 21st...

Celia Leiva Otto 28 September 2020

Dine & Wine

The Best Autumn Foods in Still Life Paintings

I love everything about autumn – the cool, crisp air, the warm sweaters, the sense that the holiday season will soon arrive. But most of all, I...

Alexandra Kiely 26 September 2020

Autumn Moon in Japanese Woodblock Prints

Does anyone here live by the water? If you do you will probably confirm that the first autumnal evenings have something transcendental in them, when...

Magda Michalska 25 September 2020

Women Artists

Traversing the Unseen: Interview with Multi-Media Artist Sara Osebold

Sara Osebold (b. 1975) is a contemporary, multi-media artist who creates drawings and sculptures and is based in Seattle. The artist’s work...

Marga Patterson 23 September 2020

Art State of Mind

Allegories of Autumn – A Top Ten of Sensational Symbolic Artworks

What does Autumn mean to you? Traditionally it meant the abundance of the harvest, a celebration of ripeness and maturity. Museums and galleries are...

Candy Bedworth 22 September 2020

Museum Stories

Where Is Van Gogh’s Biggest Art Collection Outside of Amsterdam? In the Kröller-Müller Museum!

The Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo, Netherlands, is home to the second largest collection of works by Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890) in the world;...

Rachel Witte 22 September 2020

Expressionism

Autumn Atmosphere in the Paintings of Paul Klee

Hello autumn! I really like this season, especially because of its color palette: reddish and yellowish leaves, beige coats, green wellies, orange...

Magda Michalska 21 September 2020

Contemporary Art

Exploring the Boundaries of Creativity: Turning Data into Art

Born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey, and now based in Los Angeles, California, media artist Refik Anadol turns data into pieces of art by using data...

Merve Parla 20 September 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Firs Zhuravlev, A Fashionista Wife

Firs Zhuravlev's realistic paintings show all aspects of Russian life. And we can imagine the scene from the picture A Fashionista Wife in the house...

Elizaveta Ermakova 20 September 2020