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Literature

An Artistic Tour of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Regardless of the time of year, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of the first things that come to mind when the word 'Midsummer' is...

Ledys Chemin 24 June 2020

Art State of Mind

10 Ways to Spend the Summer, Inspired by Art

Art suggests and indicates many things to a perceptive viewer. We believe it can also be the perfect 'influencer' when it comes to current trends,...

Giordana Goretti 24 June 2020

Artist Stories

Let’s Ride a Tiger! Escape into the Exotic with Henri Rousseau

Let's Ride a Tiger! Definitely not! We should never try to ride a tiger, and Rousseau does not suggest it either! It would be horrible (especially...

Sarah Mills 23 June 2020

Art History 101

Everything You Need to Know About François Boucher

François Boucher (1703-1770) was a French artist well known for his Rococo style artworks. His artworks are synonymous with the blossom of...

Kateryna Martynova 23 June 2020

Artist Stories

A Queer World in Konstantin Somov’s Artworks

Konstantin Somov (1869-1939) was a Russian painter, co-founder of the artistic movement Mir Iskusstva and well known for his watercolors...

Kateryna Martynova 22 June 2020

Literature

Seven Books About Art for Holiday Chill

Holiday time but not sure if you can afford to travel? Or do you just need something to help forget about social distancing while relaxing somewhere...

Camilla de Laurentis 22 June 2020

Museum Stories

6 Highlights from the Alte Nationalgalerie in Berlin

Let's explore some highlights from the Alte Nationalgalerie in Berlin, the preeminent collection of 19th century art in Germany. The gallery was...

Anastasia Manioudaki 21 June 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Jean-Léon Gérôme, Truth Coming Out of Her Well

A fair-skinned woman, nude. Mouth open in either shock, rage, or maybe even disgust, as she emerges from a well. One leg is already draped over the...

Kristin Urban 21 June 2020

Photography

Julia Margaret Cameron. The Queen of Pre-Raphaelite Photography

The English Victorian artist Julia Margaret Cameron (who was actually born in India and raised in France) was an irreplaceable...

Rute Ferreira 20 June 2020

Artist Stories

Life and Work of Peder Mørk Mønsted

Today marks 79 years since the death of Peder Mørk Mønsted, a Danish painter who created an extensive oeuvre in realist works of art. Though a...

Maya Tola 20 June 2020

Museum Stories

If You Love Pre-Raphaelite Art then You Must Know this Museum

Britain is an obvious pilgrimage site for all Pre-Raphaelite fans, but did you know that the United States also has something great to offer? It's...

Zuzanna Stańska 19 June 2020

Contemporary Art

Kara Walker’s Fons Americanus

Kara Elizabeth Walker (1969 - ) is an American contemporary artist. She is known as a painter, silhouettist, print-maker, installation artist, and...

Isla Phillips 19 June 2020