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Bizarre

The Pre-Raphaelites and the Wombat

Many people are obsessed with cute cats, penguins, pandas, koalas, and all sorts of animals. However one rarely hears about the wombat, especially in...

Joanna Kaszubowska 9 April 2020

Museum Stories

Léon Spilliaert: The Longing Behind the Symbolism

Whilst Belgian artist Léon Spilliaert's first UK retrospective at London's Royal Academy has been put on hold, we delve into his symbolist works and...

Yasmin Ozkan 8 April 2020

Art State of Mind

The Goldfinch: Singing Across Time

See the lonely little bird, trapped in a situation over which it has no control. Chained, isolated. Sound familiar? In these strange times we need...

Candy Bedworth 8 April 2020

Museum Stories

LEGO Masterpieces. The Art of the Brick

The Art of the Brick is the first major museum exhibition in the world to exclusively use LEGO® blocks as a medium. It is on display at the...

Maya Tola 7 April 2020

Contemporary Art

David Hockney – iPad Images of Springtime from Quarantine

David Hockney is in lock-down in Normandy and spends most days in the garden, drawing the spring awakening on his iPad. In a series of letters...

Isla Phillips 7 April 2020

Sculpture

Art and Justice: The Forgotten Case of Bird in Space by Constantin Brâncuși

In 1926, Bird in Space crossed the Atlantic Ocean from Paris to New York City for an exhibition at the Brummer Gallery, curated by one of...

Ruxi Rusu 6 April 2020

South American Art

The Art of Antonio Berni: Through Many Styles, One Timeless Message

A Young Artist and the Birth of Nuevo Realismo While Che Guevara may have been the most famous revolutionary to be born in Rosario, Argentina, the...

Kacper Grass 6 April 2020

Rococo

7 Things You Need to Know About Jean-Honoré Fragonard

Before reading on, you should know that Jean-Honoré Fragonard was a Rococo master. One can say that Fragonard was Rococo. The works of...

Zuzanna Stańska 5 April 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Pavel Fedotov, The Major’s Marriage Proposal

When you think of 19th-century Russia, images of Anna Karenina with black furs and white diamonds may come to mind. The lives of the wealthy...

James W Singer 5 April 2020

Art State of Mind

Here Comes the Sun… Sunrises for Hope in Art

We've been chatting with Kate what elements of nature bring us hope. She suggested rainbows but the first I thought of was sunrises. I don't know if...

Magda Michalska 4 April 2020

Eastern world

Nur Jahan – the Light of the World

Mehr-un-Nissa was an influential woman of the Mughal era, well-known for her great beauty, unmatched intelligence, and volatile temper. As a...

Maya Tola 4 April 2020

Theater & Cinema

Luncheon of the Boating Party in the Movie Amélie

The Best of all partnerships is the one between the Arts. Among so many worthy examples, we would like to tell you about the painting Luncheon of the...

Giordana Goretti 3 April 2020