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Renaissance

Who Are the Women in Leonardo da Vinci’s Paintings?

The life and work of Leonardo da Vinci have been dissected and analyzed in detail by the sharp eye of the art critics and historians. Yet, the...

Maria Frazzoni 3 March 2021

Women Artists

4 Highly Talented Female Expressionists of the 20th Century

It always feels amazing to learn about new artists, especially the ones that produced Expressionist works. Personally, as a fan of Abstract...

Merve Parla 2 March 2021

Women Artists

Käthe Kollwitz: Germany’s Greatest Female Artist

Käthe Kollwitz (1867 -1945) was one of Germany’s greatest artists and she holds the distinction of being the only woman artist to make it into...

Chris Dobson 2 March 2021

Literature

Writing Poetry and Inspiring Painters: Portraits of Anna Akhmatova

It is hard to say how many portraits of Russian poet Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966) exist – she was painted by many famous artists of the 20th...

Elizaveta Ermakova 1 March 2021

Rococo

Rosalba Carriera: The Accomplished Pastellist

Do you know the great Rococo portraitist Rosalba Carriera? She was one of the most famous painters of the early 18th century. Rosalba Carriera became...

Maia Heguiaphal 1 March 2021

Artist

The Beautiful Parisian Scenes of Jean Béraud

In the first quarter of the 20th century, Paris was the center of artistic and intellectual activity. Artists, actors, dancers, poets, writers,...

Errika Gerakiti 28 February 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Jan Asselijn, Threatened Swan

Swans are normally characterized as graceful birds. They are magnificent and majestic. However, Jan Asselijn displays another side of these elegant...

James W Singer 28 February 2021

featured

Robert S. Duncanson: African-American Painter in the Spotlight

Nearly 150 years after his death, African-American landscape painter Robert S. Duncanson made headlines last month. This happened when his Landscape...

Alexandra Kiely 27 February 2021

Theater & Cinema

What did the Artists from ‘Midnight in Paris’ Look Like in Real Life? 19th Century

In Woody Allen’s 2011 Midnight in Paris, Owen Wilson plays a nostalgic screenwriter who somehow finds himself transported back in time to 1920s...

Rachel Witte 27 February 2021

Theater & Cinema

What did the Artists from ‘Midnight in Paris’ Look Like in Real Life?

In Woody Allen’s 2011 film, Midnight in Paris, Owen Wilson plays a nostalgic screenwriter who somehow finds himself transported back in time to...

Rachel Witte 26 February 2021

Art Travels

Visit Parisian Landmarks in These Ten Gorgeous Paintings

If you’ve ever been to Paris, you know that there’s nothing like seeing the city in person. However, that’s no reason not to get a taste of it...

Alexandra Kiely 26 February 2021

Artist

Brothers in Arts: Afro-American Artists Charles White and Kerry J. Marshall

In 2019 the auction house Sotheby’s sold Kerry James Marshall’s painting Vignette 19 for $16 million. That’s a lot of money for a work by a...

Michel Rutten 25 February 2021