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Allegories of Autumn – A Top Ten of Sensational Symbolic Artworks

By September 22, 2020

What does Autumn mean to you? Traditionally it meant the abundance of...

Museums And Exhibitions

Where Is Van Gogh’s Biggest Art Collection Outside of Amsterdam? In the Kröller-Müller Museum!

By September 22, 2020

The Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo, Netherlands, is home to the second largest...

  • Video

    Watch Kids Explaining Art To Experts On Name That Art

    By December 15, 2017

    I remember when I was studying Art History, I was playing art history charades with my friends. But the truth is that children, not students are the best when it comes to explaining art masterpieces. Watch here, how...

  • Conceptual art

    Niki de Saint Phalle and the Nana Statues

    By December 14, 2017

    1966, Stockholm, Sweden and an incredible art event occurred about which not even the press who were invited to the launch knew what to say. A gigantic version of a strange form of sculpture known as Nana Statues...

  • Rococo

    Watteau and the Mysteries of Rococo

    By December 13, 2017

    Who was Watteau, one of the most well-known Rococo painters? There are very few documented facts about his life, which make his life and thus his art all the more mysterious. Are you ready for Watteau and the mysteries...

  • Ancient Greece

    Story of Pygmalion and Galatea by Sir Edward Burne-Jones

    By December 12, 2017

    The story of Pygmalion and Galatea is an enchanting myth about a Cypriot sculptor who fell in love with his own sculpture. He prays to goddess Aphrodite (aka Venus) to bring the sculpture to life for it to...

  • Architecture

    Have A Look At Louvre Abu Dhabi

    By December 11, 2017

    Louvre Abu Dhabi just opened on November 11th, 10 years after the project was announced in 2007. The art museum, designed by French architect Jean Nouvel, cost over £1 billion to make. Abu Dhabi is renting the name...

  • Painting of the Week

    Titian, Sacred and Profane Love

    By December 10, 2017

    Sacred and Profane Love is mysterious an oil painting by Titian, probably painted in 1514, early in his career. The painting is presumed to have been commissioned by Niccolò Aurelio, a secretary to the Venetian Council of Ten...

  • Just Weird

    Why Babies in Medieval Paintings Look Like Ugly Old Men

    By December 9, 2017

    The reason is: at the time, philosophers thought that Christ was born like a “perfectly formed and unchanged” man, aka he came out looking like a fully grown-up. Luckily everything stopped thanks to Renaissance.    

  • Artist

    Power, Victory, Glory and Death: Titian’s Art in Venice

    By December 7, 2017

    Titian Vecellio was the most famous painter of the Venetian Renaissance. Even during his lifetime the artist has been acclaimed as the greatest painter of his age and achieved great financial success, so that his paintings could be...

  • Nature

    Hygge by a Fireplace in Art

    By December 6, 2017

    You guys ever heard of Hygge? It’s a Danish and Norwegian word used to describe a feeling of coziness. Whether you’re home alone or out with friends, you can feel hygge: you just need to recognize and enjoy being...

  • Just Weird

    The True Story Of American Gothic According to SNL

    By December 5, 2017

    If you ever wondered how famous paintings were created, how exactly looked the process of creation, setting up the sitters, choosing their poses… Here is the hilarious story behind the creation of the American Gothic which shows it wasn’t...

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