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South American Art

The Art of Antonio Berni: Through Many Styles, One Timeless Message

A Young Artist and the Birth of Nuevo Realismo While Che Guevara may have been the most famous revolutionary to be born in Rosario, Argentina, the...

Kacper Grass 6 April 2020

Rococo

7 Things You Need to Know About Jean-Honoré Fragonard

Before reading on, you should know that Jean-Honoré Fragonard was a Rococo master. One can say that Fragonard was Rococo. The works of...

Zuzanna Stańska 5 April 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: The Major’s Marriage Proposal by Pavel Fedotov

When you think of 19th-century Russia, images of Anna Karenina with black furs and white diamonds may come to mind. The lives of the wealthy...

James W Singer 5 April 2020

Art State of Mind

Here Comes the Sun… Sunrises for Hope in Art

We've been chatting with Kate what elements of nature bring us hope. She suggested rainbows but the first I thought of was sunrises. I don't know if...

Magda Michalska 4 April 2020

Nur Jahan – the Light of the World

Mehr-un-Nissa was an influential woman of the Mughal era, well-known for her great beauty, unmatched intelligence, and volatile temper. As a...

Maya M. Tola 4 April 2020

Art Travels

The Bayon Temple in Cambodia

The Bayon Temple is located at the heart of Angkor Thom and served as the state temple of the Emperor Jayavarman VII. It is a mountain temple built...

Maya M. Tola 3 April 2020

Art State of Mind

7 Entertaining Art History Podcasts to Listen to

As we all scrabble to deal with the consequences of a pandemic, the least we can do is stay at home. And while social distancing, self-isolating and...

Anastasia Tsaleza 2 April 2020

Earthquakes and Art. The Story of the Zagreb Art Pavilion

On Sunday, March 22nd, early in the morning a 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit the Croatian capital. People lost their homes and their workplaces.

Marija Canjuga 2 April 2020

Women Artists

Giovanna Garzoni – A Baroque Painter Inspires an Art Challenge

Italian artist Giovanna Garzoni lived and worked four centuries ago, but she’s still making an impact today. In honor of the past Women’s History...

Alexandra Kiely 1 April 2020

Bizarre

A Great Mystery: Sanxingdui Masks

Who doesn't love a mystery? Especially an art history mystery. Made by a previously unknown Chinese kingdom, the 3,000 year old bronze Sanxingdui...

Nadine Waldmann 1 April 2020

Women Artists

Balkan Female Artists You Didn’t Know About and You Should

There are never enough stories about talented women. So, inspired by a women's art exhibition in the Art Pavilion in Zagreb, I picked a few artworks...

Marija Canjuga 31 March 2020

Design

The Timeless Prints of William Morris & the Arts and Crafts Movement

If you are stuck at home these days, you are probably looking for ways to spruce up your home. By extension, that means you are in dire need of some...

Anastasia Tsaleza 31 March 2020