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Women Artists

Magdalena Rădulescu – a Romanian Woman Painter

Magdalena Rădulescu (1902- 1983) is a singular phenomenon among the Romanian and European painters. Her work (she had an artistic career spanning...

Guest Profile 18 October 2019

Theater & Cinema

Filmmaking is like Painting – Andrzej Wajda as a Painter

Ladies and Gentlemen, and now I will speak in Polish... - the famous words Polish director Andrzej Wajda (1926-2016) said while receiving an honorary...

Judyta Dąbrowska 17 October 2019

Fashion

The Artistic Inspiration of Balenciaga

Cristóbal Balenciaga was the "Master of us all," as Christian Dior said, and a "couturier in the truest sense of the word," according to Coco...

Errika Gerakiti 15 October 2019

Spinning Colors: Turner’s Changes in Technique from Objects to Colors

JMW Turner’s paintings were accepted for their utmost quality from almost the instant he exhibited his first paintings to the wider public. His...

Craig Wakerley 14 October 2019

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith Slaying Holofernes

Artemisia Gentileschi (1593 - 1656) was the most accomplished female painter of the Italian Baroque. She specialized in Biblical scenes of strong...

James W Singer 13 October 2019

Open to Influences – Arthur Hacker and his Mary with Many Qualities

Arthur Hacker was a painter of the late Victorian era. Painting a spectrum of subjects, everything from society portraiture, classical, religious and...

Hannah Demaine 12 October 2019

The Countryside in Art: from Idyllic Scenes to Social Issues

Pure life in harmony with nature or hardship and poverty? Let's take a look at various representations of the countryside in art. A Peaceful...

Europeana 11 October 2019

Museum Stories

John Singer Sargent’s Charcoal Portraits at The Morgan Library

John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal opened at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York on October 4th. It is the first-ever museum...

Alexandra Kiely 10 October 2019

Sculpture

Demystifying Cycladic Figurines

Cycladic figurines have a mythical aura. Their gleaming abstract forms speak of timeless beauty. But what actually are they? Why do they look like a...

Isla Phillips 9 October 2019

Artistic Patronage of Akbar the Great

Abu'l Fath Jalal-ud-din Muhammad Akbar was born in poverty when his father, Humayun was driven into exile by Sher Shah Suri. His destiny as one of...

Maya Tola 8 October 2019

South American Art

All the Fuss and Feathers in Pre-Columbian Art

Artisans in pre-Columbian and colonial Mexico, as in Peru, used feathers to create exquisite adornments for nobles, fancy textiles for the elite, and...

Alicja Gluszek 7 October 2019

Dance

100 Years of Bauhaus. It’s Dance Time: The Triadic Ballet

2019 celebrates 100 years of Bauhaus. Widely known for their iconic design and contributions to the art world, Bauhaus concepts also extended into...

Nadine Waldmann 5 October 2019