Is Kylie Jenner the New Venus? Interview with the Artist Marco Battaglini
Marco Battaglini is a contemporary Italian artist working in Costa Rica. In...
Do You Know that Henri Matisse Actually Came to Morocco?May 19, 2018
The first thoughts that come to one’s mind when one thinks of Henri Matisse are France, fauvism, raw shapes and colors, smooth brushstrokes, modern art… But never Morocco! Why not? First, because not many people know that Henri...
Edvard Munch and The Frieze of LifeMay 17, 2018
By 1902, Edvard Munch’s life had seen a pattern of chaos within his professional life, his health and his love life. While his life had become solitary, his artwork was not destined to remain stacked against the walls,...
The Explosive Life and Death of Carel FabritiusMay 16, 2018
There is very little known about the life of Carel Fabritius. The scholars didn’t really get a chance to delve into archival materials about him because there is barely any. Same with paintings, there are around solely circa...
What Was It Like In The Roaring Twenties in Art and Fashion?May 15, 2018
The Roaring Twenties were a period during which many things changed – both socially and politically. The dramatic economic growth of the decade led many Americans to adopt a totally different, more affluent lifestyle unknown to most people...
Our Dad is an Artist: Thomas Gainsborough’s DaughtersMay 14, 2018
British portrait and landscape painter Thomas Gainsborough was born on this day in 1727. Happy Birthday, Thomas! To celebrate, let’s talk about a topic that was very important to him – his daughters Mary and Margaret. There are...
Painting of the Week
Painting Of The Week: J. A. D. Ingres, Paolo and FrancescaMay 13, 2018
Paolo and Francesca is painting by the French artist Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, produced in seven known versions between 1814 and 1819. The story of Paolo and Francesca is derived from Dante’s Inferno. Today we are going to discuss one of them. Here we...
Most Important Works of Joseph Beuys (Birthday Edition)May 12, 2018
Today Joseph Beuys would turn 97. He was one of those mysterious artists whose biography can be considered a separate work of art, a legend. He’s rightly regarded as one of the most influential artists of the second...
Visit Eugène Delacroix Exhibition At The Louvre With Mr. BacchusMay 11, 2018
Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) The early 19th century is a period when France is going through historical changes on all fronts. The anger of the people roars, the streets of Paris tremble and bleed, the Arts are transforming, and...
War, What Is It Good For? Absolutely Nothing! A Protest Art StoryMay 10, 2018
The following article could contain a depiction of violence. It’s intended only for mature audiences. From Guernica to Vietnam: a protest art story Points awarded to anyone who recognizes that the lyric in the title is from the...
Latin American Art
Life And The Human Condition Through The Eyes Of Oswaldo GuayasamínMay 9, 2018
Early Life and Works Oswaldo Guayasamín was born into a humble family in Quito, Ecuador on July 6, 1919, as the oldest of 10 siblings. His father was an indigenous Quechua man who worked as a tractor driver, while...
ALL Art In BoJack Horseman We Could Find Gathered In One Place (6th Season Update)May 5, 2020
We love it when pop culture adopts, uses, and remixes art history, especially when that mixture...
Bodies And Erotic Art
All You Must Know About Japanese Erotic Art, Shunga (18+)October 2, 2020
Ukiyo-e pictures, pictures of the “floating world” are famous among everyone interested in art history. Everyone knows Hokusai’s...
Bodies And Erotic Art
Greek Mythological Creatures that Combine Female Beauty and Beastly UglinessSeptember 12, 2020
Gods, goddesses, demigods, horrible monsters, and beasts of hybrid forms roam the world of Ancient Greek...
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