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The Charles White Retrospective — Only the Beginning

Charles White was a prolific artist. The retrospective exhibition in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, which opened on October 7 and will be...

Howard Schwartz 11 October 2018

Wayne Thiebaud’s Sweet Paintings and Sharon Core’s Take on Them

For centuries we have seen artists copying others' work in order to learn how to draw correctly or to find out what style they want to follow. But...

Helena Pereira 10 October 2018

Art Nouveau

Gustav Klimt and His Love for Trees in Paintings

Gustav Klimt, the greatest master of Vienna Secession is known for his golden paintings full of fantastic creatures, rich ornaments and beautiful...

Zuzanna Stańska 9 October 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Theatre Box

Entertainments such as cabarets, theatres and the circus were popular themes among the Impressionist painters whose mission was portraying the...

Zuzanna Stańska 7 October 2018

Women Artists

First glances and second chances – how I learned to love Elizabeth Frink

Statues by Elizabeth Frink litter the British landscape. Born in 1930, she was a Dame, a CBE, a Royal Academician and a Companion of Honour. She was...

Candy Bedworth 6 October 2018

Animals

Every Dog Has Its Day…

No one will ever be as happy to see you coming back home as your dog. As they are always with us they do deserve their place in art. And they...

Joanna Kaszubowska 4 October 2018

Ancient Greece

Some Things to Know about the Ancient Greek Stylistic Periods

There are four general Ancient Greek stylistic periods. Different, note-worthy styles, influences from invading cultures and their lasting effects...

Rachel Witte 3 October 2018

Museum Stories

Chihuly Glass at Biltmore Estate – A Spectacular Garden Exhibition

While on vacation this past week, I got to see a real treat - an exhibition of Chihuly glass at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North...

Alexandra Kiely 2 October 2018

GIF IT UP 2018 – create animated GIFs from public domain artworks

GIF IT UP is an annual gif-making competition for the most creative reuse of digitised cultural heritage material. This year’s 5th edition is run...

Europeana 1 October 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Vincent van Gogh, Portrait of Joseph Roulin

Joseph Roulin worked for a post office in the French town of Arles. He didn't carry letters—he rather was sorting mail at the train station. In...

Zuzanna Stańska 30 September 2018

The iPad-designed David Hockney’s Queen’s Window Presented At Westminster Abbey

David Hockney is an artist who lately, while creating his works often reaches for... his iPad. A coloured window designed on a tablet has been...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 September 2018

Women Artists

The Advancing Women Artists Foundation – Rediscovering Female Artists in Florence

The Advancing Women Artists Foundation (AWA) is a group that aims to restore female artists to the world. Founded by the late Jane Fortune after a...

Alexandra Kiely 27 September 2018