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Museum Stories

The Venice Biennale: 10 Best Pavilions in Giardini

Giardini is a park hosting national pavilions of the Venice Biennale. It has been the ground for the Biennale since its beginning in 1895.

Roma Piotrowska 6 August 2019

South American Art

Discover South American Art in the Museum of Solidarity “Salvador Allende” in Chile

It’s a small and relatively unknown museum but it offers a great collection of modern and contemporary South American and international art. And...

Anna Deáki 5 August 2019

Art History 101

Logomania – Words in Art

What do Jean-Michel Basquiat, The François Vase, Tracey Emin and Xu Bing have in common? Words! So, in the spirit of light summer reading,...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 1 August 2019

Artist Stories

Thawan Duchanee: “Paintings Are a Way of Expressing Feelings Without Any Explanation”

Thawan Duchanee (1939-2014) was a painter, sculptor and architect from Chiang Rai, northern Thailand. He is Thailand’s most celebrated...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 30 July 2019

Photography

Moving to Abstraction: Andreas Gursky’s Rhine

Andreas Gursky’s Rhine is an interesting piece that tells the transformation of a real-life picture into an abstract work of art. The move towards...

Michel Rutten 26 July 2019

Contemporary Art

Sketchbook Project Invites Worldwide Participation

New York City is home to some of the most prestigious art organizations in the world. Artists work and dream for years to reach the halls of the...

Demi Monachino 25 July 2019

Art Travels

Japan’s Art Island – Naoshima

Over the next year Japan will be hosting the Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Olympics, expecting visitors from all over the world. If you’re an art...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 23 July 2019

Symbolism

Pierre Bonnard: Bringing Color to Life

Magda Michalska 22 July 2019

Sculpture

Bold Is Beautiful – a Guide to Spotting a Ravinder Reddy Sculpture

Ravinder Reddy (b. 1956) is a contemporary Indian sculptor. His sculptures of women are now some of the most recognisable examples of contemporary...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 20 July 2019

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Miguel Covarrubias, The Mexican Street Scene

An ordinary, rather empty street in the Mexican countryside. Two people. In the center, a woman with closed eyes, covered by a blue shawl. Pensive.

Alicja Gluszek 14 July 2019

Renaissance

A Special Appearance of Leonardo’s Saint Jerome

A very special painting has just arrived in New York! To honor the five hundredth anniversary of the artist’s death, Leonardo da Vinci’s...

Alexandra Kiely 13 July 2019

Women Artists

Jeanne Hébuterne: Not Only a Muse but an Artist in Her Own Right

This article is not about the tragic love story between Jeanne Hébuterne and Amedeo Modigliani (if you want to read about it, click here). This...

Magda Michalska 12 July 2019