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5 Self-Portraits by Women Artists that You Probably Haven’t Seen (And You Should)

By August 13, 2020

When thinking of ‘a self-portrait’, the famous names and artworks of Dürer, Rembrandt,...


The True Story of Pocahontas Shown in Art History

By August 13, 2020

If you ask any kid in America who Elizabeth Candy Stanton was,...

  • Architecture

    5 Most Beautiful Libraries You Should Know

    By October 24, 2017

    Shout-out to all students! With the exams approaching, sometimes I find myself spending more time in the library than at home… Or do you know this feeling of outrage when you have your favorite seat and somebody dares to...

  • 20th century

    Tove Jansson And Her Moomin World

    By October 23, 2017

    I hope you know Moomins from your childhood! It was one of my favorite books when I was a kid. It was a surprise to me, when I was told that the writer of the book – Tove Marika...

  • 20th century

    Frida Kahlo, The Broken Column

    By October 22, 2017

    The Broken Column was painted shortly after Frida Kahlo had undergone another surgery on her spinal column. The operation left her bedridden and “enclosed” in a metallic corset, which helped to alleviate the intense, and constant pain she...

  • 20th century

    Watch Basquiat Painting Live Downtown in 1981

    By October 21, 2017

    Jean-Michel Basquiat was a Haitian American artist. He first achieved fame as part of SAMO, an informal graffiti duo who wrote enigmatic epigrams in the cultural hotbed of the Lower East Side of Manhattan during the late 1970s...

  • 20th century

    Rothko Chapel – In Search For A Meaning

    By October 20, 2017

    The Rothko Chapel is a non-denominational chapel in Houston, Texas, founded by John and Dominique de Menil. We wouldn’t be interested in it if it wasn’t a major work of modern art – it is quite interesting architecture-wise, as...

  • Expressionism

    El Greco: the Grandfather of Expressionism

    By October 19, 2017

    The Guide to the Prado describes El Greco as a “philosopher, as an intellectual and as a sensitive and idiosyncratic artist.” It is these qualities, inherent in his individual style, that makes him the direct ancestor to modern...

  • Seasons

    If You’re Searching For A Path…

    By October 18, 2017

    I have recently come across a tiny little poem by a Bulgarian poet, Blaga Dimitrova: Grass “I’m not afraid They’ll stamp me flat Grass stamped flat Soon becomes a path…” Sometimes it’s difficult to be yourself and go...

  • History

    William Hogarth – Marriage à-la-mode

    By October 17, 2017

    The 18th century British painter William Hogarth created an insightful series of paintings about the arranged marriages of his times, entitled Marriage à-la-mode. William Hogarth – Marriage à-la-mode – takes us into the unholy world of love affairs...

  • Surrealism

    Join Salvador Dali in Alice’s Wonderland

    By October 16, 2017

    Salvador Dalí was a man of many talents – the most famous of Surrealists, he created not only iconic paintings of 20th century but also Chupa Chups logo or an illustrated cookbook. He also created incredible illustrations for Lewis...

  • Painting of the Week

    Painting Of The Week – Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi

    By October 15, 2017

    “Salvador Mundi” by Leonardo da Vinci – this week it was on everyone’s lips. All because it is back on the market. Christie’s announced this week that will be sold on auction on November 15th and before that will...

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