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Neoclassicism

Portraits of Catherine the Great, Empress of all the Russias

Catherine the Great (1729-1796) ruled almost the entire second half of the 18th century. Her reign was very successful on the world arena and gave...

Elizaveta Ermakova 25 March 2022

Women Artists

Paula Rego and Other Strong Women

A couple of years ago, I wrote a very short article about Paula Rego’s fairytale-like works. Yet, only recently I have found out that we were...

Magda Michalska 25 March 2022

Carmen Herrera Portrait Women Artists

Homage to Carmen Herrera, An Artist That Never Gave Up

On February 12th, the world lost one of its greatest contemporary artists. Carmen Herrera had a long and prolific career, working every day in her...

Natalia Tiberio 24 March 2022

Baroque

The Veiled Christ: Art or Alchemy?

In the nave of the Sansevero Chapel in Naples there is a unique sculpture depicting Jesus after the crucifixion. His body is covered with a thin...

Rachel Istvan 24 March 2022

Museums Australia. Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen, Australia Art Travels

10 Museums to Visit in Australia

Australia may be better known for its beaches and natural wonders – and, of course, kangaroos and koalas. But it is also a country rich in art and...

Vithória Konzen Dill 24 March 2022

Quiz

Quiz: Cindy Sherman vs The Old Masters

Time for a little quiz for all those who consider themselves experts in the Old Masters! We will show you photographs made by Cindy Sherman, a...

Magda Michalska, Aniela Rybak 24 March 2022

Women Artists

Portraits by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: They Are Black Because I’m Not White

Celebrated in 2018 with a solo show at the New Museum, the English painter of Ghanaian descent Lynette Yiadom-Boakye hypnotized me with the painting...

Magda Michalska 24 March 2022

Women Artists

Yayoi Kusama and Her World of Polka Dots

Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist and writer, born in 1929. Well-known for her repeating dot patterns, her art encompasses an astonishing variety of...

Zuzanna Stańska 24 March 2022

Animals

Every Dog Has Its Day…

No one will ever be as happy to see you coming back home as your dog. Since they are always with us, they do deserve their place in art. And they...

Joanna Kaszubowska 23 March 2022

Animals

Craving a Pandemic Puppy? See Dogs in Modern Art!

One of the phenomena that developed during the pandemic is that of “pandemic puppy“. If you took one we hope you are happy together! But...

Joanna Kaszubowska 23 March 2022

Animals

Dog Breeds in Famous Paintings

When we see a dog in a painting, we always try to guess which breed it is. Motivated by this curiosity we have selected some works that show...

Dévra Taboada 23 March 2022

Animals

Dachshunds in Art

Dachshunds were first bred around the 15th century in Germany. Their primary purpose was to hunt small animals, particularly badgers, and they are...

Maya M. Tola 23 March 2022