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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

Impressionism

Claude Monet, The Japanese Footbridge

Claude Monet in 1924 wrote: “It took me a long time to understand my water lilies…. I grew them without thinking of painting them…. And...

Zuzanna Stańska 17 September 2017

Art Forms

The Hundred Faces Of Kiki de Montparnasse

She was an actress, singer and muse to Man Ray. Known as the “Queen of Montparnasse” she influenced the trajectory of Paris’s...

Zuzanna Stańska 15 September 2017

Bizarre

The Story Of Two Casanova Brothers, Who Happened To Be Painters

When we hear Casanova we think of Giacomo the famous adventurer, who in his autobiography, Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life) described often...

Zuzanna Stańska 13 September 2017

Impressionism

Cézanne’s Postimpressionist Portraits At The Musée d’Orsay

Paul Cézanne was a French artist widely acknowledged for bridging the late years of Impressionism and the early years of Postimpressionism.

Pola Otterstein 12 September 2017

Art Forms

The Actor Who Will Play Pablo Picasso Revealed – Yes, You Will Be Surprised

National Geographic announced that Antonio Banderas will star as Pablo Picasso in the second season of its TV drama Genius, which will focus on the...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 September 2017

Baroque

Johannes Vermeer, Young Woman with a Water Pitcher

This is a typical Vermeer – an ideal woman in an ideal home. In fact, everything around is ideal. Balanced shapes and colors (mainly the...

Zuzanna Stańska 10 September 2017

Artist Stories

Salvador Dali Exhumation Shows The Truth About His Fatherhood And Mustache

Couple of weeks ago we were informing that Salvador Dali’s remains will be exhumed in Spain to collect samples for use in a paternity...

Zuzanna Stańska 8 September 2017

Video

Watch Kendall Jenner Recreating Four Iconic Pieces of Performance Art

Pop culture amazes me. In celebration of W fashion magazine’s 10th anniversary Art Issue Kendall Jenner, American fashion model and television...

Zuzanna Stańska 6 September 2017

Masterpiece Stories

The Garden Of Earthly Delights – A Fascinating World Of Hieronymus Bosch

Hieronymus Bosch is one of the most fascinating artists in the history of art. From the known information about Bosch, he seemed to have a very...

Marta Loza 2 September 2017

Artist Stories

The World As Seen Through de Chirico’s Surrealistic Eyes

Giorgio de Chirico was an Italian artist born in Greece in 1888. He started his education in Athens and Florence. Later he attended The Academy of...

Pola Otterstein 1 September 2017

Artist Stories

The Story Of Duchess of Alba – Francisco de Goya’s Muse

Few women in eighteenth-century Spain captured the imagination of contemporaries as thoroughly as Doña María de Pilar Teresa Cayetana de Silva...

Zuzanna Stańska 31 August 2017