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Meet Kun Can – Chinese Artist, One Of The “Four Great Monk Painters”

A Chinese painter and Buddhist monk who lived 1612-1674, Kun Can was known as one of the ‘Four Great Monk Painters’ of the early Qing Dynasty. As...

Barry Russell 29 March 2018

Why is Klimt Famous?

Gustav Klimt, born in Austria in 1862, is celebrated as one of the most valued artists in the history of art. But, why is Klimt famous? Why exactly...

Bolor Jargalsaikhan 28 March 2018

Masterpiece Stories

The Wounded Angel By Hugo Simberg

Two boys carry a stretcher, bearing an angel dressed in white. The angel is clearly ill - her eyes are bandaged, the wing is bloodied and she can...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 March 2018

Women Artists

Elizabeth Nourse: “Unquestionably The Premier Woman Artiste of America”

Elizabeth Nourse was an exceptional woman and artist. Born in Cincinnati, have spent her career as an expatriate in Paris, earning accolades at the...

Zuzanna Stańska 24 March 2018

Brak kategorii

How To Do 21st Century Grand Tour according to Mr. Bacchus

My 21st Century Grand Tour PART I Have you ever been called a « tourist»? Have you ever considered yourself one? Maybe for the time on a summer...

Christopher Michaut 21 March 2018

News

Banksy Protests Turkish Artist’s Imprisonment With A New Mural in NYC

Banksy, probably the most famous and political engaged graffiti artist in the world stroke again – this time in New York City with two new...

Zuzanna Stańska 19 March 2018

George Tooker: A Purveyor of Modern Alienation and Despair

When the American figurative painter, George Tooker died in 2011, The New York Times said of his 1956 painting, Government Bureau, “was inspired by...

Wendy Gray 15 March 2018

Museum Stories

We Show You Why You Must See ‘The Commonly Owned’ Exhibition In Oslo

Never been to Oslo? It's the high time to visit, especially that a new exhibition featuring the most important Norwegian artists has recently opened...

Magda Michalska 14 March 2018

Dine & Wine

Charles Santore Exhibition at Woodmere Art Museum

Charles Santore is an American illustrator of magazines, advertisements, and books. He’s had a successful career working on magazine covers like TV...

Alexandra Kiely 12 March 2018

Renaissance

15 Facts About Sistine Chapel You Need To Know

The Sistine Chapel is one of the most famous art places in the world - all because of being the place where a new pope is selected and because of the...

Zuzanna Stańska 6 March 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Behind The Yellow Eyes Of The Blue Dog By George Rodrigue

George Rodrigue was an American artist from New Iberia, USA, known mostly for his paintings of the Blue Dog which catapulted him to a worldwide...

Zuzanna Stańska 4 March 2018

Artist Stories

5 Portinari’s Paintings that Reveal that He Was the Painter of the Brazilian People

Portinari was the painter of Brazil. This statement refers not only to his nationality, but also to his work. During his life, the painter portrayed...

Rute Ferreira 3 March 2018