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18th Century Aristocratic Marriage Like in the Bridgerton Series

Three Ladies Adorning a Term of Hymen is a huge triple portrait of the Montgomery sisters by Sir Joshua Reynolds. It thematizes aristocratic marriage...

Isla Phillips 18 February 2021

Valentin Serov, Russian Master of Portraits

Valentin Serov (1865–1911), was a student of Ilya Repin, and heir to the best traditions of the Russian realistic school. From the very beginning...

Elizaveta Ermakova 17 February 2021

Museum Stories

Luxury and Mystery – The Row About Fabergé Imperial Easter Eggs

The exhibition Fabergé, Jeweller to the Imperial Court opened in Hermitage in November of 2020. And only a few weeks ago its contents caused a major...

Joanna Kaszubowska 17 February 2021

Language of Flowers: Hidden Messages in Flora

In 2021, we have texting and email. Social media and telephone calls. But a century ago, it was not quite as easy to get a message or love note...

Rachel Witte 16 February 2021

Photography

Nostalgic Futurism in the Photography of Mária Švarbová

Mária Švarbová is a talented, young, Slovakian, female photographer. She is known for her conceptual and minimalistic photographic series,...

Caroline Galambosova 15 February 2021

Medieval Art

The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial and Its Anglo-Saxon Treasures

A new Netflix movie called The Dig (released January 29, 2021) is a fictionalized story about the 1939 discovery of the Sutton Hoo ship burial. It is...

Alexandra Kiely 15 February 2021

Love Story

Lovebirds and Life Partners – Famous Artist Couples

Al Green famously sang Let’s Stay Together but artists are notorious for tempestuous relationships that end badly. But hey, it’s...

Candy Bedworth 14 February 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Pieter de Ring, Still Life with a Golden Goblet

Why is food such a popular image for art and culture? For millennia it has been a source of inspiration from ancient Roman mosaics through Dutch...

James W Singer 14 February 2021

Art State of Mind

Just Married: Wedding Paintings which Will Secure a Happy Future Together

Is it only me, or do you also find yourself seeing all those happy photos of your friends/acquaintances getting married while scrolling your Facebook...

Magda Michalska 13 February 2021

Artist Stories

The Sad Story of Vincent van Gogh and His Lovers

Vincent van Gogh’s love life was a really sad one. The list of the artist’s lovers is full of unsuccessful romances and rejections. This...

Zuzanna Stańska 13 February 2021

Love Story

Romeo and Juliet of the East: Laila and Majnun

Laila and Qays are the Romeo and Juliet of the East. The tragic tale of these ill-fated lovers has been widely featured in Asian and Middle Eastern...

Maya Tola 12 February 2021

Celebrating Chinese New Year: Which Ox Would You Choose?

Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival celebrates the beginning of a new year based on the lunisolar calendar. In 2021, the first day of the Chinese...

Marina Kochetkova 12 February 2021