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Masterpiece Stories

Painting Of The Week – John Everett Millais, Ophelia

When down her weedy trophies and herself Fell in the weeping brook. Her clothes spread wide; And, mermaid-like, awhile they bore her up: Which...

Zuzanna Stańska 2 September 2018

Museum Stories

Five Cool Modern And Contemporary Artworks In The Stedelijk Museum Collection

The Stedelijk Museum is a modern and contemporary art and design museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It includes works in many media from the late-19th...

Alexandra Kiely 1 September 2018

Arman And Six Works You Need to Know

In a world where everything seems even more disposable as the days go by, it is interesting to look to what was consumed and thrown away in the 20th...

Helena Pereira 30 August 2018

Medieval Art

Let It Be: The Annunciation in Medieval and Renaissance Christian Art

Religious themes in art have prevailed throughout time. Whether it is Catholicism, Judaism, Islam, or Hinduism – being able to visually...

Rachel Witte 28 August 2018

Sculpture

Laocoön: The Work of a Lifetime

The subject The statue “Laocoon and his sons”, attributed to Greek sculptors Agesander, Athenodorus and Polydorus, has fascinated...

Jean-Marc Rakotolahy 27 August 2018

Ancient Greece

4 Ways To Decipher Non-Greeks And Greeks In Ancient Greek Pottery

There is a plethora of Ancient Greek pottery pieces to dive into when discussing Ancient Greece and Ancient Greek citizens. Similarly, there is a lot...

Rachel Witte 22 August 2018

Museum Stories

Becoming Immortal – Michael Jackson: On The Wall

When I hear the phrase the King of Pop only one name comes to my mind. I’m sure the younger generation may argue, but for me, it is still Michael...

Joanna Kaszubowska 21 August 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Egon Schiele, Edith with Striped Dress, Sitting

Edith Harms, the future wife of Egon Schiele, lived with her sister, Adele and their parents across the street from Schiele’s studio at the...

Zuzanna Stańska 19 August 2018

Pop art

Michelangelo, A New Pop Icon

We’ve seen photographs of presidents, spiritual leaders, actors, celebrities, or models all turned into Pop Art pieces, so in other words into...

Magda Michalska 17 August 2018

Museum Stories

Evoking The Genius Of Brancusi At The Museum Of Modern Art In New York

The sculptures of Constantin Brancusi remind me of being in a sketch class with a model posing. When the length of the poses are one minute, even two...

Howard Schwartz 16 August 2018

Museum Stories

Enjoy The Heat Wave With The Great British Seaside

As the United Kingdom experiences one of its hottest summers in the recent years The Great British Seaside: Photography from the 1960s to the present...

Joanna Kaszubowska 15 August 2018

Museum Stories

Devoted To Delacroix – A Revealing Look At His Sketchbooks And Drawings

“Devotion to Drawing: The Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix”  is a thought-provoking exhibit on many levels. Quietly on...

Howard Schwartz 9 August 2018