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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Claude Monet

On this day in 1840 Claude Monet, one of the main founders French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the...

Zuzanna Stańska 14 November 2016

Contemporary Art

Camille Henrot’s Flower Library

What would you take if you were going to move to the other side of the globe? French artist Camille Henrot apparently brought a little. But she was...

Piotr Policht 13 November 2016

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John Singer Sargent, Gassed – Painting Of The Week

Yesterday we were commemorating Remembrance Day. Also known as Armistice Day, it marks the day when World War One ended, at 11am on the 11th day of...

Zuzanna Stańska 12 November 2016

Painting

Having A Post-Election Trauma? This Art Is For You

Yesterday I felt that the only suitable subject for today’s post could be “Last Judgements in art” or “Depictions of the end...

Magda Michalska 10 November 2016

WTF Art History

Paintings For The US Election Day 2016

Remember, remember, the 8th of November… Uh, it’s today, that important date which is going to decide about the situation in the United...

Magda Michalska 8 November 2016

Artist Stories

8 Best Selfies From Art History

Whoever criticizes the fashion of selfies, must have forgotten that selfies have existed for a really loooooooong time in painting. Here comes a...

Magda Michalska 5 November 2016

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All Saints Day With A Twist

First of November for many of the people looks like this: Typical 1st of November William-Adolphe Bouguereau, All Saints Day, 1859 Ok, maybe not...

Magda Michalska 1 November 2016

Bizarre

TOP 10 Paintings For Halloween

Are still looking for some costume-inspiration? What about painterly theme this year? Or maybe you just like to get scared? We offer you our...

Magda Michalska 31 October 2016

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Gustav Klimt, Two Girls With An Oleander

Gustav Klimt, Two Girls with an Oleander, 1892, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT Who doesn’t like Secession or Gustav Klimt? This...

Zuzanna Stańska 30 October 2016

Dine & Wine

The Drunk Art History: Absinthe

Have you ever wondered why there are so many paintings of people drinking absinthe in the history of art? Well, I have. I realized it must have been...

Magda Michalska 28 October 2016

Bizarre

Wunderkammer – A Universe in Your Closet

How would you feel if you found a mummified crocodile in your best friend’s room? Well, pretty awkward I guess, although I imagine that...

Magda Michalska 27 October 2016

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of The Week: Franz von Stuck, Lucifer

We start a new series of articles where every week we will present you a story about one particular piece of art. If you have any requests, please...

Zuzanna Stańska 23 October 2016