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A Lesson in Illustration – The Whimsical Characters of Beatrix Potter

By July 28, 2021

Beatrix Potter, best known for the charming tale of Peter Rabbit, inspired the...


Dressed in a Masterpiece: Sonia Delaunay and Her Wearable Art

By July 27, 2021

Sonia Delaunay was a Ukrainian-born French artist and fashion designer, who spent...

  • Art History 101

    Titian’s Danae (Metamorphoses II)

    By December 2, 2019

    In a series of articles we are going to meet each of the seven Poesies, which Titian delivered Phillip II of Spain in the 1550s and early 1560s. Every painting-poem translated a small section of the Epic poem...

  • Painting of the Week

    Painting of the Week: Fowling in the Marshes

    By December 1, 2019

    Ancient Egypt. The famous land of Tutankhamun evokes popular images of pyramids, mummies, and tombs. It left an artistic heritage that is still admired and appreciated thousands of years later. Tomb paintings are part of this artistic heritage,...

  • Special Occasion And News

    Green Vault Theft: Dresden Stolen Jewels

    By November 29, 2019

    Earlier this week, on Tuesday November 25, burglars broke into the Green Vault museum, at the Royal Palace Dresden, Germany, and stole priceless jewels! This is possibly the most serious art theft since WWII because of the historical...

  • Special Occasion And News

    Inflating Art: Special Balloons in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

    By November 28, 2019

    The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade holds as much tradition in America as football, turkey and stuffing itself. Over the past 9 decades, it has only grown in size and popularity. People look forward to seeing not only the...

  • Music

    This Looks Out of Tune!? Finding Dissonance in Kandinsky’s Paintings

    By November 27, 2019

    Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky painted some of the most beautiful pieces of art, in a style that is instantly recognisable. The flurry of lines, colours and shapes, demonstrates an ability to enchant art lovers without representing any recognisable forms,...

  • Architecture

    Modern Living – Sonneveld House, Rotterdam

    By November 26, 2019

    Visit with us the Sonneveld House Museum, one of the best-preserved examples the Nieuwe Bouwen style, the Dutch branch of the International School of Modernism. Designed in the 1930s by architecture office Brinkman and Van der Vlugt, of...

  • Cinema

    Art in The Crown: Spies, Secrets and The Royal Art Collection

    By November 25, 2019

    The Crown is not amused… There’s a scandal brewing behind the doors of Buckingham Palace. Let’s investigate art in The Crown, season 3. If you’re anything like me, the moment that Netflix released the newest installment of their...

  • Painting of the Week

    Painting of the Week: Francisco Toledo, Frog

    By November 24, 2019

    This is an unusual watercolor diptych by the late Mexican artist Francisco Toledo, who died this year. The work encompasses two totally opposite scenes; the sensual and intimate painting on the left hand side called Sapo con tortuga...

  • Art State of Mind

    10 Best Christmas Gifts from Museums

    By November 23, 2019

    Halloween has passed and the Christmas season has officially started. With it the longer nights, warm glow of lights and candles, and the headache of coming up with gifts for all our loved ones. It’s no easy task...

  • Museums And Exhibitions

    Fighting for Visibility in Berlin: In Conversation with the Curator

    By November 22, 2019

    I have managed to ask a couple of questions of Dr. Yvette Deseyve, the curator of the exhibition Fighting for Visibility. Women Artists in the Nationalgalerie before 1919 that you can visit in Berlin until March 2020. If...

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