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Jean Béraud, L'Arrivée des midinettes, 1901, oil on canvas, Sotheby's.


The Beautiful Parisian Scenes of Jean Béraud

By February 28, 2021

In the first quarter of the 20th century, Paris was the center...

Painting of the Week

Painting of the Week: Jan Asselijn, Threatened Swan

By February 28, 2021

Swans are normally characterized as graceful birds. They are magnificent and majestic....

  • Richard Serra, Cycle, 2011, Gagosian Gallery. Source: Artsy. Richard Serra, Cycle, 2011, Gagosian Gallery. Source: Artsy.


    The Most Iconic Sculptures by Richard Serra

    By February 22, 2021

    Richard Serra is an American artist and sculptor involved in the Process Art Movement. He often constructs site-specific installations, made out of fiberglass, rubber, and most frequently steel on a scale that dwarfs the observer. His site-specific works challenge...

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    Paris Through the Lens of Early Photographers

    By February 22, 2021

    Paris is a centuries old city which witnessed many ground-breaking moments. One of them was the first photograph of a living human being ever taken! Inspired by this discovery, I’ll take you on a journey back in time,...

  • Mia Tarney, Pink Ranunculus, 2006, oil on linen, Artist's website. Mia Tarney, Pink Ranunculus, 2006, oil on linen, Artist's website.


    10 Most Beautiful Artistic Flower Arrangements for Spring

    By February 21, 2021

    Winter passed so quickly this year. The situation is still weird, to say the least, in several countries around the world. However, Spring has always symbolized change and hope for something better, something fresh. Like these artistic flower...

  • Painting of the Week

    Painting of the Week: Rembrandt van Rijn, Flora

    By February 21, 2021

    Rembrandt painted his wife Saskia van Uylenburgh as Flora, goddess of spring and flowers, three times during their relatively short but meaningful marriage. He created the first portrait shortly after the wedding. It shows his beloved wife in...

  • Art State of Mind

    Flying Objects in Art: Kites

    By February 20, 2021

    So far we’ve had balloons and celestial bodies as part of this series. Now we move to kites as our flying objects in art, but where do we start? There are so many examples! Probably best, therefore, to...

  • History

    Jean-Baptiste Belley: Portrait of a Black French Deputy

    By February 20, 2021

    Although representations of black people were overlooked for a long time, current social and political movements participate to reanimate the interest around some of these artworks. The Portrait of Citizen Jean-Baptiste Belley is one of them. However, this...

  • Alexandra Exter, Firenze, 1914-5, oil on canvas, Aware Women Artists. Alexandra Exter, Firenze, 1914-5, oil on canvas, Aware Women Artists.

    Women Artists

    Alexandra Exter: From Russia to Paris with Art

    By February 19, 2021

    Alexandra Exter was a painter and designer of the Russian/Ukrainian avant-garde. Her work isn’t limited to just one genre or movement. She was a Cubo-Futurist, a Constructivist artist that influenced the Art Deco movement. Exter didn’t stick only...

  • Nature

    The Stunning Botanical Art of Barbara Regina Dietzsch

    By February 19, 2021

    Bavarian-born Barbara Regina Dietzsch (1706–1783) was one of the finest botanical artists and engravers of her time. Her work was unparalleled for its delicacy of execution and hyperrealistic detail. When we look at her work, we enter a...

  • Eastern world

    A Luxurious Desire: Ancient Near Eastern Ivory Carvings

    By February 18, 2021

    The allure of ivory, a lustrous material that when polished gleams and glows, exuding warmth and a mysterious beauty. Near Eastern ivory carvings are eerily seductive and hauntingly beautiful. Imagine the thrill of finding such exquisite artifacts. These...

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    18th Century Aristocratic Marriage Like in the Bridgerton Series

    By February 18, 2021

    Three Ladies Adorning a Term of Hymen is a huge triple portrait of the Montgomery sisters by Sir Joshua Reynolds. It thematizes aristocratic marriage and uses classical elements to allegorize the portrait. Exactly this type of marriage is...

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