#19th Century

Artist Stories

Vasily Vereshchagin – Journey through India

Vasily Vereshchagin was a notable Russian soldier, artist, and writer from the 19th century. He was an outspoken critic of war who reformed the genre...

Maya M. Tola 17 November 2023

Art Travels

Around the World with a Painter: Frederic Edwin Church’s Travels

Hudson River School painter Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900) was a true world traveler. In his lifetime, Church visited the Arctic, Mexico, South...

Alexandra Kiely 17 November 2023

Neoclassicism

Story of Circe According to John William Waterhouse

Circe is one of the fascinating characters in Homer’s epic poem the Odyssey. Due to her complex and unconventional nature, many painters throughout...

Erol Degirmenci 16 November 2023

Artist Stories

A Brief Story of Claude Monet’s Garden in Giverny

Famous Impressionist artist Claude Monet‘s garden in Giverny has been one of the must-see sights for every art lover visiting France. It is a...

Bolor Jargalsaikhan 14 November 2023

Impressionism

Did You Know That Monet Was a Master of Caricatures?

If I say, Claude Monet, you say waterlilies! Impressionism! Monet or Manet? Well, this time we would like to talk to you about a part of Monet’s...

Giordana Goretti 14 November 2023

Artist Stories

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Claude Monet

Born on November 14, 1840, Claude Monet stands as one of the principal trailblazers in the realm of French Impressionist art. His dedication to the...

Zuzanna Stańska 13 November 2023

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: The Lady of Shalott by John William Waterhouse

Elaine, the white lady of Shalott, was portrayed in a painting by John William Waterhouse escaping a tower where she was only able to see the world...

Guest Profile 12 November 2023

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Ophelia by John Everett Millais

Here she is, Ophelia from Shakespeare’s play Hamlet, gracefully descending into a stream while collecting wildflowers. Overwhelmed by grief...

Zuzanna Stańska 12 November 2023

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Miranda by John William Waterhouse

The subject of this eerie painting by John William Waterhouse is Miranda, a character from William Shakespeare’s The Tempest. She was detained on...

Guest Profile 12 November 2023

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Flaming June by Sir Frederic Leighton

We have prepared a story about this truly warm painting that can leave you in flames…  Ladies and Gentlemen, Flaming June by Sir Frederic...

Joanna Kaszubowska 12 November 2023

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: The Lighthouse at Honfleur by Georges Seurat

The Lighthouse at Honfleur is a Pointilist painting by the French artist Georges Seurat. Let’s learn a little more about what made his...

Alexandra Kiely 11 November 2023

Post-Impressionism

Going Dotty: The Best Pointillist Landscapes

When Georges Seurat developed Pointillism – painting with little dots – in the mid-1880s, it seemed like a pretty niche idea. Yet for the next...

Catriona Miller 11 November 2023