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People, Subways and Mystery – Early Rothko’s Paintings Will Surprise You

There is no doubt that when we think of Mark Rothko (1903 - 1970), we see his large, abstract canvases, which were representations of human...

Zuzanna Stańska 13 May 2019

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Tarsila do Amaral, Abaporú

Abaporú: a painting that was a birthday gift from a wife to a husband, from Tarsila do Amaral to Oswaldo de Andrade. This work was a symbol of the...

Alicja Gluszek 12 May 2019

Sculpture

In Silent Expectation – Another Place by Antony Gormley

Driving out of Liverpool, past run-down warehouses and dockside cranes, I wonder if I've taken a wrong turn. But 10 minutes later I see signs to...

Candy Bedworth 11 May 2019

Erotica

Masking and Unmasking Women in Art

Just a few weeks ago, Venice was transformed into a different world. It was carnival and people in masks were strolling through the city. There is a...

Katharina Windorfer 10 May 2019

Artist Stories

Josef Šíma: from Czech Republic to Paris

Josef Šíma was born in Jaromer, in today's Czech Republic in 1891, but he became a naturalized French citizen (he took the citizenship already in...

Magda Michalska 9 May 2019

Museum Stories

That’s so Retro(spective): Highlights from Frieze Art Fair New York

Frieze 2019 surely had its share of new, quirky works of art, but many of the works on view were in dialogue with the artists and artistic practices...

Sara Miranda 8 May 2019

Museum Stories

La Torre at Fondazione Coppola in Vicenza

After its meticulous restoration, Fondazione Coppola reopens its venue at the Torrione in Vicenza, a center dedicated to contemporary art, with La...

Maria Frazzoni 7 May 2019

Erotica

What Should We Look Like? Ask The Three Graces

No matter which show we look at – ‘America's Next Top Model’, ‘Germany's Next Topmodel’ or ‘Make Me a Supermodel’ – we see the same...

Katharina Windorfer 6 May 2019

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Street, Dresden

The swirling crowds and electric lights of the modern city. This is the subject of today's painting of the week, created by one of the greatest...

Zuzanna Stańska 5 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