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Painting of the Week: Pierre-Jacques Volaire, Eruption of Mount Vesuvius

By February 23, 2020

The ground shakes and rumbles as the nearby mountain awakens. Smoke emerges...

Museums And Exhibitions

Introducing the Cleveland Museum of Art

By February 22, 2020

The Cleveland Museum of Art is a major American art museum, renowned...

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    Christian Dior and Surrealist Women Artists

    By February 12, 2020

    Since the entrance of feminism into public debate in recent years, it has influenced many aspects of our culture. One of these is fashion. Many designers have embraced female empowerment and diversity in many ways. One of the...

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    500 years of Raphael. Exhibitions in 2020

    By February 11, 2020

    He was sometimes known as Il divino – the divine one – for his expert mastery of space and proportion. And this year, in the 500th anniversary of his death, you can get up close and personal with...

  • Elliot & Fry, Martha Ricks, 1892, © National Portrait Gallery, London Elliot & Fry, Martha Ricks, 1892, © National Portrait Gallery, London

    Museums And Exhibitions

    Around the World with the National Portrait Gallery – P.3 Africa

    By February 10, 2020

    The National Portrait Gallery in London is due to close its doors starting June 29th, 2020. The Inspiring People gallery redevelopment works will take three years. The gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world....

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    Painting of the Week: Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, The Roses of Heliogabalus

    By February 9, 2020

    Lust, Gluttony, and Sloth. Three of the Seven Deadly Sins are depicted in Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema’s The Roses of Heliogabalus. Many other sins are depicted alongside these cardinal vices making this an extremely wicked painting. While the late...

  • Love Story

    Jane Morris. A Pre-Raphaelite Muse and Artist

    By February 8, 2020

    Jane Morris (1839–1914) was an English embroiderer and artists’ model who embodied the Pre-Raphaelite ideal of beauty. She was a model and muse to her husband William Morris and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Three rebellious young...

  • Art Travels

    Art Travels: Angkor Wat, Cambodia

    By February 8, 2020

    The Khmer kingdom thrived in the Cambodian region from the 9th to 15th centuries with an empire that stretched all the way from modern-day Myanmar down to Vietnam. The Angkor Wat (or city temple) was built by Emperor...

  • Museums And Exhibitions

    Walking the Line: Sofia Mitsola’s Women

    By February 7, 2020

    For Condo London 2020, Pilar Corrias shares its space with Matthew Brown Gallery, LA. Whilst works by Sedrick Chisom largely occupy the downstairs space, the viewer firstly enters a fictional island of desire and pleasure in Sofia Mitsola’s Darladiladada. Taking its title...

  • Museums And Exhibitions

    Counting Memories, Chiharu Shiota Installation in Katowice

    By February 6, 2020

    Counting Memories (Sept 7, 2019 – Oct 4, 2020) is a current, site-specific, large scale installation by Chiharu Shiota at the Muzeum Śląskie (Silesian Museum) in Katowice, Poland. A striking and powerful work, we were able to get...

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    Love Art? Get an Artsy Tattoo! It Will Always Be with You

    By February 5, 2020

    Getting a tattoo is a serious business. These days you can get them removed, but that can be more painful than getting one in the first place. So, it would seem like a good idea to get a...

  • Women Artists

    Jane Poupelet: Bronze, Paper and Commitment in WWI

    By February 4, 2020

    Jane Poupelet was a French sculptress and illustrator most known for her involvement in World War I. There were not many female artists at the time so Jane Poupelet had to really stand out to succeed. She distinguished...

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