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Romanticism

Philipp Otto Runge: The Seer of the Mysteries of God

Philipp Otto Runge died of consumption at the same age as Christ, which to those who believe in signs might be crucial since Runge was a mystic who...

Magda Michalska 26 October 2023

Women Artists

Pumpkin Spiced Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama, the legendary Japanese artist born in 1929, began her career 69 years ago. Nevertheless, the world discovered her just a couple of...

Magda Michalska 25 October 2023

Dine & Wine

Orange Is the New Black: Pumpkins in Art

During this time of the year, the color orange rules the world (when it’s not grey skies and rain, of course). Everything from leaves to grass...

Joanna Kaszubowska 25 October 2023

Women Artists

Intimate and Estranging Portraits By Marlene Dumas

Marlene Dumas, a South African painter residing in Amsterdam, is known for her provocative artistry. Her portraits, featuring celebrities, young...

Magda Michalska 24 October 2023

Contemporary Art

Let Your Voice Be Heard: Ai Weiwei in 10 Artworks

Ai Weiwei is the world’s most famous art dissident. Here we take a tour of ten of his most significant works.

Candy Bedworth 24 October 2023

WTF Art History

Art Vandalism – 11 Famous Masterpieces Under Attack

The origin of the term “vandalisme” can be traced back to the French Revolution. Coined by Henri Grégoire, bishop of Blois to describe...

Zuzanna Stańska 23 October 2023

Bizarre

Need An Artsy Halloween Costume Inspiration?

Halloween’s coming! Have you got a costume already? Do you want to emphasize your passion for art but are bored with the usual Frida Kahlo unibrow?...

Magda Michalska 23 October 2023

Joaquín Sorolla, Playing at the Beach, 1915, private collection. Wikimedia Commons (public domain). Detail. Artist Stories

Joaquín Sorolla: The Luminosity of the Mediterranean

If you love summer light, long vacation days, walking on the beach, and lying on the sand with a good book in your hand, these paintings by Joaquín...

Andra Patricia Ritisan 23 October 2023

Photography

Picasso’s Beach Body Captured by Robert Capa

There is never a wrong time to dream about the summer. Who else would like to dive into the Mediterranean Sea together with a painter who just adored...

Magda Michalska 23 October 2023

Art Travels

Travel in the Footsteps of Henri Matisse in Morocco

Until the advent of mass tourism, North Africa’s jewel, Morocco remained a relatively unknown world of sultans, spices and sparse deserts. A number...

Charlotte Stace 23 October 2023

Rembrandt van Rijn, The Storm on the Sea of Galilee Baroque

Rembrandt in 10 Paintings

Rembrandt was a Dutch Golden Age painter during the 17th century. He is known for being one of the greatest artists in art history due to the broad...

Anna Ingram 22 October 2023

Cecilia Beaux, Twilight Confidences, 1888. Women Artists

Cecilia Beaux in 10 Paintings

American painter Cecilia Beaux (1855-1942) cannot be neatly pigeonholed into any artistic category. Rather, she sits at a curious intersection...

Natalia Iacobelli 22 October 2023