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Ardhanarishvara – Androgynous Portrayal of Shiva and Parvati

By December 5, 2019

The composite form of Shiva and his consort, Shakti (another name for...

Museums And Exhibitions

David Wojnarowicz: Love and Rage in the Time of Cholera

By December 4, 2019

Sex, spirituality, love, and loss – for the artist, writer, and activist...



  • Painting of the Week

    Painting of the Week: Sir William Orchardson, The First Cloud

    By November 3, 2019

    At first glance, Sir William Orchardson’s The First Cloud is a late Victorian domestic scene that appears to be tranquil, refined, and placid. However, at second view the luxurious elegance exposes the hypocrisy, double-standards, and bankrupted values of...

  • Seasons

    An Ode to Autumn with John Everett Millais

    By November 2, 2019

     Autumn weather can be unpredictable. Some days the earth looks cut out of crystal; the sky is a milky blue, and the sunlight is sparkling and golden. Yet the very next morning all might be blanketed in grey....

  • Middle Ages

    Isenheim Altarpiece: A Crucifixion Like No Other

    By November 1, 2019

    There are real and fictional characters anchored in our collective unconscious. Their recurring presence in art history illustrates more than just our fascinations, fashions, or concerns. Studying them also provides an understanding of past and present societies—their problems,...

  • Halloween Special

    All Souls & Halloween: Death in Art

    By October 31, 2019

    All Souls & Halloween: Death in art seems like a fitting title for an article in October! The feast day of All Souls and the festival of Halloween are celebrated close to each other in the Western calendar,...

  • Sculpture

    Billie Bond’s Kintsugi: The Crack Is Where the Light Gets in

    By October 30, 2019

    Kintsugi (金継ぎ translates as “gold joinery”) is a Japanese art form and philosophy of repairing broken or cracked pottery with gold or silver colored lacquer. Unlike normal methods of repair, the “damage” is not camouflaged or hidden but...

  • Cinema

    The Art in Friends TV Series

    By October 29, 2019

    Who doesn’t love Friends? Without a doubt, it is one of the most watched and most loved TV series in history. We all know about this group of best buds and their hangout spot, Central Perk. Huge coffee...

  • Halloween Special

    La Calavera Catrina. A Skeleton Lady

    By October 28, 2019

    We all know Coco, a Pixar animation about a boy who dreams of becoming a musician, so he enters a talent contest, suddenly disappears from this world and finds himself in the after life, among the dead. It...

  • Painting of the Week

    Painting of the Week: Edvard Munch, Madonna

    By October 27, 2019

    The Norwegian painter Edvard Munch realized the colored lithograph Madonna in 1895. He is considered the head of Expressionism, therefore his Madonna is imbued with its characteristics. Expressionism, born in the early 20th century, expresses a reality distorted...

  • Special Occasion And News

    The Festival of Diwali Through Art

    By October 26, 2019

    Diwali or Deepawali is an ancient festival and arguably the most important of all Hindu holidays.  It is the third day of a five-day-long celebration that also includes the Hindu New Year. Diwali falls on the night of the...

  • Contemporary Art

    Disney Figures in Art that Make You Think Twice

    By October 25, 2019

    Who doesn’t like Disney characters? They are cute, sweet, and adorable. They also represent an ideal image and simplify our world view. That’s fine in children’s movies, but some artists use Disney characters to portray their criticism of...



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