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Museum Stories

El Greco to Goya – Spanish Masterpieces

The noteworthy painting Portrait of Juan Antonio Melendez Valdes – created in 1797 by Francisco de Goya – is currently on display as part of an...

Pola Otterstein 5 October 2017

Artist Stories

Victor Vasarely – The Master Of Op-Art

Victor Vasarely was a Hungarian-French artist, who is widely accepted as a “grandfather” and leader of the op art movement. Utilizing...

Zuzanna Stańska 1 October 2017

Impressionism

The Best Landscape Paintings to Greet Autumn

Now that summer is officially over, looking through the window in many places is all about rain and clouds. To inspire us with the more beautiful...

Pola Otterstein 28 September 2017

Art History 101

Annibale Carracci: The Inventor of Baroque Painting?

When did Mannierism give way to a new style? Was it with Caravaggio‘s dramatic lighting, or Rubens‘s opulence? Can we distinguish a...

Magda Michalska 27 September 2017

Video

Watch Salvador Dali Interview From 1958

In 1958 Salvador Dali visited United States and gave an interview to Mike Wallace. Dali talked about his life and work and how we create reality...

Zuzanna Stańska 24 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

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