Art History 101
Finding a New Hobby through Art
Learn a new hobby during this time, they say. That is easier...
How to Identify a Roman Emperor by His BeardJanuary 9, 2021
How many times have you walked into a museum full of statues or busts and not been able to tell one ancient sculpture from another? It can be intimidating to stand in a room of marble statues, and...
The Story of Vincent van Gogh’s Bedroom and Its Three VersionsJanuary 9, 2021
The Bedroom(s) are among the most famous paintings of Vincent van Gogh. Why the plural? There are three similar paintings of the same title. All three versions are described in his letters, easily discernible from one another by the pictures...
David Bowie, from Popstar to Neo-expressionist PainterJanuary 8, 2021
Most people know David Bowie as a popstar and performer, but do you know his secret talent? He embraced the fine arts as well as music, performing arts and was also very passionate about painting. To express himself,...
The Mysterious Road From Edvard Munch’s The ScreamJanuary 8, 2021
The Scream by Edvard Munch is one of the most famous paintings in the world. It’s pretty obvious why – its expression and the way the pain and the anxiety of the man are depicted is universal for...
Women that Inspired VuillardJanuary 7, 2021
Jean-Édouard Vuillard was a French painter and decorator who was active in Paris at the turn of the 20th century. He distinguished himself for his scenes of Parisian domestic life depicting intimate and crowded interiors. Although Vuillard never married,...
10 Facts about The Last Supper by Leonardo You Should KnowJanuary 6, 2021
The legendary 15th-century painter Leonardo da Vinci has an impressive legacy of artwork that leaves people astonished and awestruck even today. The maestro left behind a huge number of artworks and sculptures that played a pivotal role in adding...
Art State of Mind
What Makes an Artwork Famous?January 6, 2021
Michelangelo. Leonardo da Vinci. Pablo Picasso. Georgia O’Keeffe. Rembrandt. The Renaissance. Cubism. Impressionism. More than likely, you have heard some of these terms before. It is a shortlist of the more well-known artists and art movements in art...
The Top 10 Strange and Bizarre PaintingsJanuary 5, 2021
For every picturesque painting, there is at least one strange and bizarre counterpart. We usually gloss over the oddities, because, well, they’re just weird. It’s almost like being the weird kid in middle school; you get put in...
How Roman Opałka Envisioned InfinityJanuary 5, 2021
In 1965, the French-born, Polish painter Roman Opałka came to an important decision. While sitting at the Café Bristol in Warsaw waiting for his wife to arrive, an idea came into his mind, and he began to paint...
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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- The Surprising Career of Lavinia Fontana: Painter of Popes, Nudes, and Noblewomen