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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...

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

Artist

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

Art Forms

A Painterly Look Into Sculptors’ Studios

Painting and sculpture have always had a rather complicated relationship, with artists arguing for the superiority of one or the other. Yet, in the...

Magda Michalska 29 November 2017

Artist

Running In Museums? Run with Martin Creed

Have you ever entered a museum five minutes before closing and thus had to run to see as much as possible? Such a thing happened to Martin Creed, a...

Magda Michalska 27 November 2017

Artist

Watch This Digital Reinterpretation Of "’The Garden of Earthly Delights’"

‘PARADISE’ by Dutch company Studio Smack is a contemporary reinterpretation of the iconic Hieronymus Bosch's painting ‘The Garden of Earthly...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 November 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Félix Vallotton, The Lie

Today's painting, created by Felix Vallotton (one of my favorite artists), was painted in 1897 – but it could just as easily be a scene staged...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 November 2017

Artist Stories

The Last Landscape of William Langson Lathrop

[caption id="attachment_7452" align="aligncenter" width="620"] William Langson Lathrop, September 21st, 1938, private collection[/caption]    The...

Anthony de Feo 24 November 2017