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Artist Stories

Han van Meegeren: Vermeer’s Forger And His Fakes

Who wouldn’t love to discover an unknown original painting by Johannes Vermeer? It must be a blissful moment to find an untouched and...

Magda Michalska 2 September 2016

WTF Art History

Weekly Art Gif Selection, It Is All About Art, Baby!

Hello hello there, this Friday we have for you couple of gifs that are all about... art. They are the answers to all questions regarding art. 1 Your...

Zuzanna Stańska 2 September 2016

Erotica

Respectable Women From Art History – Yes, Most Of Them Were Naked. A Short Comment To Burkinis.

I want to add my personal voice to the debate about burkini and whether it enslaves women or the contrary. The creator of the burkini, Aheda Zanetti,...

Magda Michalska 1 September 2016

Artist Stories

15 Art Superstars and Their Studios

Everybody needs a workplace. For every artist his studio is a very important place. Take a look at this selection of the superstar artists and their...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 August 2016

Artist Stories

Titian’s Women Who Are In Fact The Same Woman

Titian had it all. He was so talented that people called him after Dante's Paradiso "The sun amidst small stars". He knew how to paint landscapes,...

Magda Michalska 28 August 2016

WTF Art History

Weekly Art Gif Selection: Gustav Klimt Edition

This week on Art Gif Selection we present to you an overdose of gold and splendor: Gustav Klimt’s gifs! 1. The desired kiss 2. The undesired...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 August 2016

Bizarre

It’s a Dog’s Life According to Cassius Marcellus Coolidge

Have you ever imagined a world dominated by animals? Have you read Orwell's Animal Farm and wondered what it would be like to live in such a world?...

Magda Michalska 26 August 2016

Romanticism

6 Shades of Romantic Creepiness in Caspar David Friedrich’s Paintings

Caspar David Friedrich was a master of the romantic atmosphere. Gothic ruins, contemplative figures silhouetted against skies and morning mists were...

Zuzanna Stańska 24 August 2016

Art Forms

5 Fleshy Sculptures That Could Come To Life

The debate about the supremacy of painting over sculpture or the other way around has been around for centuries. Everything started already in the...

Magda Michalska 22 August 2016

Artist Stories

Rembrandt And His Saddest Love Story

You know Rembrandt and his portraits in hats. You know his biblical scenes and his views of Amsterdam. You could recognize his style from afar. But...

Magda Michalska 21 August 2016

Bizarre

Religious Ecstasies And All That Jazz

If you think that searching for better and reinforced experience of reality is something modern, you're wrong. Saints proved long ago that you don't...

Magda Michalska 20 August 2016

WTF Art History

Weekly Art Gif Selection

Hello there, Every week we present the best art gifs selection, and here are the ones for this exhausting week that luckily soon will be over -...

Zuzanna Stańska 19 August 2016