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Expressionism

Die Brücke’s Magician: Otto Mueller

Do we talk enough about Die Brücke? Its importance for the development of modern art is undoubted. But lost between various movements and -isms that...

Magda Michalska 3 May 2019

Mormon Art: Painting the Gospel

The Church of the Latter Day Saints (also known as the LDS or Mormon Church) was founded by Joseph Smith in the 19th Century and currently has over...

Heather Johnson 2 May 2019

Painting

First of May Celebrations in Painting

Happy May 1st to all workers and to all who have fought and still fight for their rights. I hope you’ll celebrate by doing nothing and chilling...

Magda Michalska 1 May 2019

Art State of Mind

Hell Hath No Fury. The Merry Murderess of Early Modern Art

Hell hath no fury like a murderess scorned and, boy, you better believe it! If you were to take a moment and google 'murder in art' your computer...

Tony Heathfield 30 April 2019

Art State of Mind

6 Rooms from Famous Paintings Brought to Real Life

Paintings of historical interiors are fascinating hybrid images - midway between the work of a great artist’s imagination and a document of the...

Kate Wojtczak 29 April 2019

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Albert Eckhout, Mameluca Woman

For readers in the northern hemisphere, spring has just begun. For those of us in the southern half of the globe, it's the fall that presents itself.

Rute Ferreira 28 April 2019

Artist Stories

William Strang: Portraitist, Printmaker, Scotsman

I used to live in Scotland and when I stumble upon a Scottish artist I'd had no idea about before, I really want to share their art with you. William...

Magda Michalska 27 April 2019

Museum Stories

Wim Delvoye, When Art and Craftsmanship Meet Science and Technology

Have you ever seen a pig covered in an oriental carpet, a cement truck with Gothic motives or a silver DNA string with crucifixes? These are the...

Michel Rutten 26 April 2019

Museum Stories

Discover South American Art in MALI, Lima

Welcome to the largest art museum in Peru: The Museo de Arte de Lima, aptly named MALI. It was opened in 1961 and presents around 1,200 works,...

Anthony Royer 25 April 2019

Erotica

Apollo and Daphne #metoo

In Ovid's poem Metamorphoses, boastful, arrogant God Apollo is mad with love for the virginal river nymph Daphne after being shot with a golden arrow...

Candy Bedworth 24 April 2019

Artist Stories

A Song and a Prayer – Croatia’s Ivan Mestrovic

My favorite thing about Instagram is coming across new art and artists - scrolling and finding things that excite you and catch your eye. A page I...

Nadine Waldmann 23 April 2019

Notre-Dame de Paris – Its Present and Future

After Monday's fire at Notre-Dame de Paris, I have been looking continuously for news about the building's status. I sorted through all the reports,...

Alexandra Kiely 22 April 2019