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Ancient Greece

The A to Z of Ancient Greek Pottery Terms Pt 1

In Ancient Greece, vases were a commonplace item. There was no explanation needed as to what they were or how they were used. They each served a...

Rachel Witte 8 September 2018

Museum Stories

Emotions Of Rogier Van Der Weyden Restored

Rogier van der Weyden has a very special place in my heart because the first art historical essay that I had ever written at university was on him...

Magda Michalska 6 September 2018

The Colorful Vision Of Bodys Isek Kingelez

The color was overwhelming. I was on the third floor of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, visiting an exhibit called ‘Bodys Isek Kingelez:...

Howard Schwartz 5 September 2018

South American Art

Women By Anita Malfatti, The First Modernist Artist Of Brazil

Women portraits made by other women are always worthy of attention. The representation of a woman by another is not usually idealized or romanticized...

Rute Ferreira 4 September 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Painting Of The Week – John Everett Millais, Ophelia

When down her weedy trophies and herself Fell in the weeping brook. Her clothes spread wide; And, mermaid-like, awhile they bore her up: Which...

Zuzanna Stańska 2 September 2018

Museum Stories

Five Cool Modern And Contemporary Artworks In The Stedelijk Museum Collection

The Stedelijk Museum is a modern and contemporary art and design museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It includes works in many media from the late-19th...

Alexandra Kiely 1 September 2018

Arman And Six Works You Need to Know

In a world where everything seems even more disposable as the days go by, it is interesting to look to what was consumed and thrown away in the 20th...

Helena Pereira 30 August 2018

Medieval Art

Let It Be: The Annunciation In Medieval And Renaissance Christian Art

Religious themes in art have prevailed throughout time. Whether it is Catholicism, Judaism, Islam, or Hinduism - being able to visually interact...

Rachel Witte 28 August 2018

Sculpture

Laocoön: The Work of a Lifetime

The subject The statue "Laocoon and his sons", attributed to Greek sculptors Agesander, Athenodorus and Polydorus, has fascinated Frederick Schiller...

Jean-Marc Rakotolahy 27 August 2018

Sculpture

Sculpture Of The Week: Berlin’s Molecule Man

Jonathan Borofsky's monumental aluminum sculpture, Molecule Man, towers the Berlin skyline at 30 meters (100 feet). Standing in a region once divided...

Nadine Waldmann 26 August 2018

Expressionism

You Give Me Fever: Egon Schiele’s Orange Obsession

I'm sure that our dedicated readers and Instagram followers have already realized that recently we feature Egon Schiele and the Viennese Leopold...

Magda Michalska 25 August 2018

Baroque

Everything You Must Know About Las Meninas

This is one of Velázquez's largest paintings in which he worked very hard to create a complex and credible composition that would convey a 'sense of...

Zuzanna Stańska 24 August 2018