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Vasily Vereshchagin – Journey through India

By February 25, 2020

Vasily Vereshchagin was a notable Russian solider, artist and writer in the...

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Around the world with the National Portrait Gallery – P.5 Europe

By February 24, 2020

The National Portrait Gallery in London is due to close its doors...

  • 20th century

    Before Boccioni Turned Futurist

    By January 10, 2017

    Very few artists developed their styles early in the careers. Most of them were searching for the new means of expression for their entire lives, often making unexpected turns and changes. One of such artists was Umberto Boccioni,...

  • 20th century

    Harald Sohlberg, The Solitary Genius

    By January 9, 2017

    Harald Sohlberg was a Norwegian painter whose works can be described as “Neo-romantic”. He is particularly known for his depictions of the mountains of Rondane and the town of Røros. Perhaps his most widely recognized paintings, in several...

  • Impressionism

    James McNeill Whistler, Portrait of Artist’s Mother (Painting Of The Week)

    By January 8, 2017

    This is one of the most famous works by an American artist outside the United States. It has been variously described as an American icon and a Victorian Mona Lisa. Today we will talk about “The Artist’s Mother”,...

  • 20th century

    Beyond Flowers And Desert, Georgia O’Keeffe’s New York

    By January 6, 2017

    She is definitely best known for her subtle, sometimes almost abstract depictions of flowers and New Mexico landscapes. But there’s also another great chapter in Georgia O’Keeffe’s artistic career that happens to be overseen sometimes – the New York...

  • 20th century

    Tamara de Lempicka, The First Woman Artist To Be A Glamour Star

    By January 5, 2017

    This is how Tamara de Lempicka, the most famous Art Deco painter, was described by her Hollywood clients. If one wanted to enter the socialite circles, one needed the portrait made by her- the ‘Baroness of the brush’....

  • Artists' Stories

    The Mystery Of Vincent Van Gogh’s Photos

    By January 4, 2017

    Vincent van Gogh famously recorded himself in numerous self-portraits, but he hated photography and supposedly he never sat for a photo as an adult. There are two rare photos of the artist as a child that are known to exist. One...

  • Artists' Stories

    Everything You Must Know About Sandro Botticelli

    By January 3, 2017

    Sandro Botticelli – everyone knows his name and his The Birth of Venus and Primavera. This master of Early Renaissance belonged to the Florentine School under the patronage of Lorenzo de’ Medici, a movement that Giorgio Vasari would...

  • Art Nouveau

    New Year’s Greetings On Art Nouveau Cards

    By January 1, 2017

    Back in the past people used to send not only Christmas cards but also greetings for New Year. Today we want to follow this old tradition and send you a couple of classy Art Nouveau cards designed by...

  • 21st century

    The 10 Best Artists of 2016

    By December 31, 2016

    There’s no need for special introduction: here’s a subjective list of the 10 most interesting artist that were active in last year. Enjoy! Cao Fei Who is China’s most interesting artist right now? Forget Ai Wei Wei. Cao...

  • Cinema

    Pieter Bruegel the Elder, The Hunters in the Snow in Movies

    By December 30, 2016

    The Hunters in the Snow by Pieter Bruegel the Elder are in the medieval and early Renaissance tradition of the Labours of the Months: depictions of various rural activities and work understood by a spectator in Breugel’s time...

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