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Alex Katz and His New York

Alex Katz (born 1927) is an American figurative artist known for his paintings, sculptures, and prints. His paintings are divided almost equally into...

Zuzanna Stańska 16 December 2017

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Watch Kids Explaining Art To Experts On Name That Art

I remember when I was studying Art History, I was playing art history charades with my friends. But the truth is that children, not students are the...

Zuzanna Stańska 15 December 2017

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Niki de Saint Phalle and the Nana Statues

1966, Stockholm, Sweden and an incredible art event occurred about which not even the press who were invited to the launch knew what to say. A...

Wendy Gray 14 December 2017

Architecture

Have A Look At Louvre Abu Dhabi

Louvre Abu Dhabi just opened on November 11th, 10 years after the project was announced in 2007. The art museum, designed by French architect Jean...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 December 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Titian, Sacred and Profane Love

Sacred and Profane Love is mysterious an oil painting by Titian, probably painted in 1514, early in his career. The painting is presumed to have been...

Zuzanna Stańska 10 December 2017

Bizarre

Why Babies in Medieval Paintings Look Like Ugly Old Men

The reason is: at the time, philosophers thought that Christ was born like a "perfectly formed and unchanged" man, aka he came out looking like a...

Zuzanna Stańska 9 December 2017

Hygge by a Fireplace in Art

You guys ever heard of Hygge? It's a Danish and Norwegian word used to describe a feeling of coziness. Whether you're home alone or out with...

Magda Michalska 6 December 2017

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The True Story Of American Gothic According to SNL

If you ever wondered how famous paintings were created, how exactly looked the process of creation, setting up the sitters, choosing their poses...

Zuzanna Stańska 5 December 2017

Animals

Holy Cow! Why Did The Dutch Painters Love Cows?

Every time I look at 17th-century Dutch landscape paintings, I ask myself the same question: WHY DO THEY ALWAYS SHOW COWS? You think it’s a...

Magda Michalska 4 December 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Edward Hopper, Tables for Ladies

Edward Hopper painted “Tables for Ladies” in 1930 and it showed a sad little restaurant with a sad cashier and a sadder looking waitress.

Zuzanna Stańska 3 December 2017

Artist Stories

Brief Story of Claude Monet’s Garden in Giverny

Famous Impressionist artist Claude Monet's garden in Giverny has been one of the must-see sights for every art lover visiting France. It is a...

Bolor Jargalsaikhan 2 December 2017

Cubism

Wyndham Lewis: Life, Art, War

"Vorticism, in fact, was what I, personally, did and said at a certain period" Here speaketh the 20th century's most spoiled, narcissist visionary,...

Wendy Gray 30 November 2017