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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...

Museums And Exhibitions

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

    Strange Television Ads of Salvador Dalí

    By December 19, 2016

    Salvador Dalí was famous of having a nose to promotion and turning his talent into money. Or maybe his wife Gala had this nose, and he was only a smart follower. Anyways, in 1939 André Breton, founder of the...

  • Impressionism

    Berthe Morisot, Woman at Her Toilette – Painting Of The Week

    By December 18, 2016

    Berthe Morisot was closely associated with French Impressionism and actively participated in seven out of eight group’s exhibitions. She maintained close and creative links with Manet, Renoir and Degas, sharing their interest in subjects derived from everyday life...

  • Artists' Stories

    8 Things Everyone Should Know About Joaquin Sorolla

    By December 17, 2016

    Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida was a Spanish painter whose style was a variant of Impressionism. His best works, painted in the open air, vividly portray the sunny seacoast of Valencia. He is famous of dexterous representation of the people and...

  • 20th century

    Kandinsky’s World of Russian Fairy Tales

    By December 16, 2016

    Wassily Kandinsky is chiefly associated with Der Blaue Reiter – an international group of avant-guarde artists based in Munich who believed that art can save the humanity. However, before this Russia-born artist became the leader and main theorist of...

  • 20th century

    How Yves Klein Played with Gold

    By December 15, 2016

    Two weeks ago, we showed you some art of Edward Krasiński whose exhibition you can see right now at Tate Liverpool. There’s another great ongoing exhibition there, the one of Yves Klein. Klein was another artist for whom blue...

  • Women Artists

    Helena Sofia Schjerfbeck – A Female Finnish Gem

    By December 14, 2016

    I want to share with you my latest discovery: Helena Sofia Schjerfbeck, an unknown gem of Finnish painting. She began during the fine-de-siecle and painted until the late 1940’s. Her very idiosyncratic and personal style makes her difficult to categorize....

  • Artists' Stories

    David Hockney – Old Master Painting on an iPhone

    By December 13, 2016

    It’s often hard to grasp what some great artists do when they turn into elderly living legends. Their works from half a century ago being constantly moved from one exhibition to another, all around the world. All of...

  • 20th century

    The Mysterious Road From Edvard Munch’s The Scream

    By December 12, 2016

    The Scream is one of the most famous masterpieces of modern art. Edvard Munch created four versions of the compositions created as both paintings and pastels.  The National Gallery in Oslo, holds one of two painted versions. The...

  • Impressionism

    Claude Monet, The Train In The Snow – Painting Of The Week

    By December 11, 2016

    Claude Monet painted The Train In The Snow in 1875. The work wasn’t shown in Impressionist exhibition, but it reveals Monet’s attraction to the convergence of nature and technology, so typical not only for him but also for the...

  • Artists' Stories

    Giovanni Segantini: A Snowy Story With A Sad End

    By December 10, 2016

    December is a month of snow (for those in the colder corners of the world…), hot chocolates with marshmallows and mince pies. I’m slowly getting into this snowy mood and that’s why today I want to present you with...

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