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Venus Vincit Omnia. Venus in ArtSeptember 9, 2019
Venus (also known by her Greek name Aphrodite) is the Goddess of Love. We’ve explored some famous Venus’ here. Next, Velázquez’s portrait put her onto the list of contenders for “Best Bums in Art.” Then there’s a discussion of Courbet’s paintings, along...
Meet the Four Powerful Women of BronzinoAugust 12, 2019
Agnolo di Cosimo (1503-1572), known as Bronzino was an Italian Mannerist painter. He lived and worked in Florence and became the court painter of Cosimo I de’ Medici. Bronzino trained with Pontormo, who influenced his style, but only to a point. His...
Painting of the Week: Giovanni Battista Moroni, The TailorJuly 28, 2019
The Tailor is one of Giovanni Battista Moroni’s most famous portraits. Not only is it an astonishing work of art, but the sitter himself is quite handsome (he somewhat reminds me of Hugh Jackman, I’m not sure if you would agree). The...
Europa in Focus: Rape and RebirthMay 24, 2019
If you read my articles, you’ll know that I tend to get political. With the European Elections coming up this weekend, I wouldn’t be myself letting it pass unnoticed. Hence, I dedicate this post to Europa, a woman after whom the entire...
Bodies And Erotic Art
Sylvia Sleigh. A Slay Girl Who Rocked Male PortraitureApril 2, 2019
I called Sylvia Sleigh a slay girl because she was beautiful inside out. Brave and independent, she pursued her own figurative style which by many was regarded as outmoded in the years of Pop Art dominance. She was a woman painter who...
Searching for Love in ArtFebruary 14, 2019
LOVE ALERT! The following array of paintings is a heart-warming collection of artworks worth sharing with your beloved. They are so much more romantic than chocolate hearts and cute fluffy animals! Have a magic Valentine’s! Schiele Klimt Gauguin Kahlo Chagall Titian Renoir...
Painting of the Week
Painting of the Week: Edouard Manet, The RailwayFebruary 3, 2019
In 1873 when this painting was created by the realist master Édouard Manet, the Gare Saint–Lazare was the largest and busiest train station in Paris. But here it is rather invisible. The main subject of the piece is the woman with a child....
Museums And Exhibitions
Mantegna and Bellini – Brothers in Art?December 10, 2018
With this exhibition, the National Gallery in London aims to explore the artistic relationship between Andrea Mantegna and Giovanni Bellini. The artists were bound by family ties, Bellini’s sister married Mantegna in 1453, they were also both influenced by Jacopo Bellini while...
The Enfant Terrible of Renaissance Italian Art – 500 Years of Tintoretto in VeniceNovember 13, 2018
Tintoretto, the enfant terrible of Renaissance Italian Art has now his moment. Born 500 years ago in Venice, is now celebrated on various exhibitions around the city. The two major ones are held in Palazzo Ducale and in Gallerie dell’Accademia. Masterworks from both...
Do You Watch ‘Love Island’? See This Art SpecialJune 19, 2018
At the moment, the annual summer show ‘Love Island’ on ITV is a top topic in the UK where I live. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, imagine a group of bikini-clad young girls and lads with sculpted torsos talking...
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