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Masterpiece Stories

Painting Of The Week: Kamal-ol-Molk And The Perfection Of The Mirror Hall

Have you heard of the Iranian painter Kamal-ol-Molk? This is the name by which the artist Mohammad Ghaffari, who excelled in the production of...

Rute Ferreira 17 June 2018

Museum Stories

Grant Wood And His Wry Sense of Humor

By the time you read this, the Grant Wood exhibit in the Whitney Museum in New York City will be over. ‘American Gothic’ will be heading back to...

Howard Schwartz 14 June 2018

News

A New Rembrandt Painting Discovered

In 2016, the Dutch art dealer Jan Six purchased a 17th-century portrait of an unidentified young man at a Christie’s auction in London. The...

Zuzanna Stańska 13 June 2018

South American Art

How To Break Up (And What To Do Next): 5 Love Tips From Brazilian Painter Belmiro de Almeida

Valentine’s Day is traditionally celebrated on February 14th, you know for sure. But, in the country where I live, Brazil, the date reserved...

Rute Ferreira 12 June 2018

Sport

World Cup Opening Game with LS Lowry

The FIFA World Cup begins in Russia on Thursday! Whether you’re fans of football, or you get bored watching the telly, it’s always fun to...

Magda Michalska 11 June 2018

Sculpture

Picasso Sighting in New York City—He’s Mowing his Lawn

I looked across the street and saw Pablo Picasso mowing his lawn. He was ten feet tall. He was inside a fence, which was unusual, and the expression...

Howard Schwartz 7 June 2018

Women Artists

Restoration of “Last Supper” You Had No Idea Existed

Everybody knows Last Supper painted by Leonardo da Vinci hosted in the Milanese church Santa Maria delle Grazie. But does anyone know another...

Magda Michalska 6 June 2018

Museum Stories

Playing the Museum Dice Game – Roll yourself through the museum!

Do you think of a museum as a serious place where visitors look at artworks in silence? Are you hesitant to take your kids to an art museum, afraid...

Sandra Boks 5 June 2018

South American Art

Fernando Botero’s Guide to Colombian History and Culture

The Most Colombian of Colombian Artists New York City. Barcelona, Bilbao, and Madrid. Paris, France. Goslar and Bamberg, Germany. Vaduz,...

Kacper Grass 30 May 2018

Misunderstood Music, Forbidden Romance and Richard Gerstl’s Art

When an avant-garde composer and painter becomes friends with an avant-garde painter, their relationship will be a stormy one. And if the wife of one...

Magda Michalska 22 May 2018

Masterpiece Stories

A Study of Loneliness and Isolation: The Man in Blue

So here he is. A mysterious guy in a suit, drinking at the hotel bar. Everything is dark around him, he himself seems to be blurry and undefined...

Zuzanna Stańska 20 May 2018

Baroque

The Explosive Life and Death of Carel Fabritius

There is very little known about the life of Carel Fabritius. The scholars didn’t really get a chance to delve into archival materials about...

Magda Michalska 16 May 2018