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Goodbye to Christo

By June 6, 2020

Christo, I hope you will be wrapping up heavens. Below we’re sharing...

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Photos of Famous Artists When They Were Kids

By June 5, 2020

Sometimes it is hard to remember that famous artists were also children...

  • Ancient Greece

    Faun Barberini – Sexy Animal from Ancient Greece

    By September 25, 2017

    Drunk and asleep men are rarely, if ever, beautiful and sexually appealing, but this is not the case with this sexy animal from ancient Greece. This monumental statue is not only intriguing for its aesthetics, but also for...

  • Video

    Watch Salvador Dali Interview From 1958

    By September 24, 2017

    In 1958 Salvador Dali visited United States and gave an interview to Mike Wallace. Dali talked about his life and work and how we create reality through collective bias and illusion – which made Wallace a little confused. Enjoy!  

  • Artists' Stories

    Iris van Herpen – Transforming Fashion

    By September 23, 2017

    A young and promising designer from Holland, Iris van Herpen is known for the eclectic ideas that guide her as she experiments with textiles and sews unusual materials and themes into the clothes she creates. Undeniably a driving...

  • Just Weird

    Art Under Attack – 11 Famous Masterpieces Damaged By Madmen

    By September 22, 2017

    The term vandalisme was coined in 1794 by Henri Grégoire, bishop of Blois, to describe the destruction of artwork following the French Revolution. But in this article I want to write about couple of madmen who intended to...

  • Art History 101

    10 Most Scandalous Nudes in Art (NSFW)

    By September 21, 2017

    We’re here to let you in on a pretty widely known secret about art history: it was all about sex. Nude representations of men and women caused scandals throughout centuries (female nudes of course more often, unfortunately). Often...

  • Art History 101

    Caravaggisti: Fans, Epigons, Masters?

    By September 20, 2017

    Caravaggio made an impact on painting already in his times. Probably because he behaved in defiance of all norms of the Church which was his biggest patron and commissioner. What a character he was… We could crown him a...

  • Art History 101

    Mannierism? Watch Your Manners!

    By September 19, 2017

    Young artists who left workshops in the years following the activity of Michelangelo and Raphael must have had a very hard time: how could one create art as perfect as theirs, how could one outdo their achievements? Artists...

  • 20th century

    Suzy Solidor – The Most Painted Woman in the World

    By September 18, 2017

    Born in 1900, Suzanne Louise Marie Marion, known as Suzy Solidor was a French artist who sang and acted in movies, but over time she became most famous ostensibly for being the most painted woman and the symbol...

  • Impressionism

    Claude Monet, The Japanese Footbridge

    By September 17, 2017

    Claude Monet in 1924 wrote: “It took me a long time to understand my water lilies…. I grew them without thinking of painting them…. And then, all of a sudden, I had the revelation of the enchantment of...

  • History

    Meet Madame de Pompadour, The Queen of Arts in Portraits

    By September 16, 2017

    Elvis Presley’s famous hairstyle was called after her, a French champagne glass is believed to have been modelled after her breast, and according to the legend, the ‘marquise cut’ diamond was commissioned to resemble the shape of her...

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