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Impressionism

Auguste Renoir – Two Young Girls at the Piano

In late 1891 or early 1892 Renoir was invited by the French government to execute a painting for a new museum in Paris, the Musée du Luxembourg,...

Zuzanna Stańska 8 October 2017

Abstract Expressionism

Watch Frank Stella Commenting On His Art in 1972

Frank Stella (born May 12, 1936) is an American painter and printmaker. He is a significant figure in minimalism and post-painterly abstraction. He...

Zuzanna Stańska 7 October 2017

Artist Stories

Death by Art: the Untimely Death of Luis Jimenez

Creating art is not usually a very dangerous endeavor, but for Luis Jimenez it unfortunately was. This is the story of a misunderstood piece of art...

Rachel Istvan 6 October 2017

Museum Stories

El Greco to Goya – Spanish Masterpieces

The noteworthy painting Portrait of Juan Antonio Melendez Valdes – created in 1797 by Francisco de Goya – is currently on display as part of an...

Pola Otterstein 5 October 2017

hats art Fashion

Looking for a Hat Inspiration? Best Hats from Paintings

Autumn is a hat season! I’ve heard that this year berets are back in fashion, which makes me very happy, but if you are still looking for your...

Magda Michalska 4 October 2017

Rococo

Big Mr Sunshine: Portraits of Louis XIV

September is a month of Louis XIV: he was born on the 5th and died on the 1st September. He was definitely a great arts patron but sadly a...

Magda Michalska 3 October 2017

Artist Stories

Victor Vasarely – The Master Of Op-Art

Victor Vasarely was a Hungarian-French artist, who is widely accepted as a "grandfather" and leader of the op art movement. Utilizing geometric...

Zuzanna Stańska 1 October 2017

Art Forms

Join A Visit To Anish Kapoor Studio

Over 20 years after artist and sculptor Anish Kapoor moved into an old dairy factory in south London, Caseyfierro Architects has transformed the...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 September 2017

Impressionism

The Best Landscape Paintings to Greet Autumn

Now that summer is officially over, looking through the window in many places is all about rain and clouds. To inspire us with the more beautiful...

Pola Otterstein 28 September 2017

Art History 101

Annibale Carracci: The Inventor of Baroque Painting?

When did Mannierism give way to a new style? Was it with Caravaggio's dramatic lighting, or Rubens's opulence? Can we distinguish a moment in...

Magda Michalska 27 September 2017

Video

Watch Salvador Dali Interview From 1958

In 1958 Salvador Dali visited United States and gave an interview to Mike Wallace. Dali talked about his life and work and how we create reality...

Zuzanna Stańska 24 September 2017

Renaissance

Mannerism? Watch Your Manners!

Young artists who left workshops in the years following the activity of Michelangelo and Raphael must have had a very hard time: how could one create...

Magda Michalska 19 September 2017