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Art History 101

Artists and Paintings. Everything You Need to Know About Impressionism

Impressionism has become one of the most significant movements of modern art. The names of Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, or Edgar Degas are...

Nataliia Pecherska 27 July 2020

Sculpture

Monument Women: Die Prinzessinnengruppe by Schadow

An unassuming and charming statue group, the Prinzessinnengruppe (Princess Group) 1795-1797, depicting Prussian Princesses Louise and Frederike, by...

Nadine Waldmann 27 July 2020

Artist Stories

Five Artist Models You Should Know About

Did you know that many well-known artworks were modeled on living figures? In fact, the real stories of these famous faces are often fascinating in...

Guest Profile 26 July 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Henri Rousseau, The Football Players

Welcome to the bizarre world of Henri Rousseau (1844-1910), the quintessential naïve artist, and meet his oneiric, striped football...

Anastasia Manioudaki 26 July 2020

Museum Stories

Ten Most Expensive Paintings Ever

Can you think of a world in which there would be discounts on works of art? It's so unreal that I find it hard to imagine. However, I still can keep...

Magda Michalska 25 July 2020

Ancient Greece

Timeless Beauty: Ancient Greek Athletes in Art

The idea of timeless beauty is fascinating. Also, it's a great concern for lovers of art history. Conceptions of beauty in Western art history have...

Isla Phillips 25 July 2020

Women Artists

Valentine Schlegel: Sculptor of Organic Abstraction

Sculptor, ceramist, artist, teacher. Valentine Schlegel was a headstrong individual with fervent, creative independence who carved out her own path...

Marga Patterson 24 July 2020

Sport

Football in Art and Art in Football

Art History and Football are not commonly linked together. However football is a beloved and reflective part of culture. Firstly, artists choose to...

Isla Phillips 24 July 2020

Sport

Time For Golf! Golf Paintings

I used to live in St. Andrews, a small town in Scotland which is a legendary cradle of golf in the UK. Once, when I was strolling on a golf course, I...

Magda Michalska 23 July 2020

Hagia Sophia Becomes a Mosque – What You Need to Know

According to recent news, the President of Turkey has converted Istanbul's famous Hagia Sophia back into a mosque. His decision is highly...

Alexandra Kiely 23 July 2020

Literature

Best Books for Little Art Historians

Can you remember what your first experience with art was? Books can be an easy and fun way to stimulate children's abilities and interests. We have...

Dévra Taboada 23 July 2020

Sport

Modern Sports Played in Ancient China

The history of Chinese sports can be traced back over thousands of years, revealing many achievements, innovations, and surprises. We think about...

Marina Kochetkova 22 July 2020