#19th Century

Photography

Decadent Masterpieces Reconstructed In Photographs

Two artists – Tania Brassesco and Lazlo Passi Norberto began their artistic collaboration in 2009 with the project “The Essence of...

Zuzanna Stańska 14 March 2017

Bizarre

10 Times When Egon Schiele Mastered Hip Hop Hand Gestures

Art is a serious thing. But sometimes some associations once they pop up in your head they just can’t disappear. I didn’t find any...

Zuzanna Stańska 9 March 2017

Art Nouveau

Absinthe and Art Nouveau

This month we’re partnering with Europeana again to celebrate their fantastic new Art Nouveau season (21 February - 29 May). The season explores...

Europeana 7 March 2017

Artist

Six Female Artists of the Hudson River School

The Hudson River School, a movement in American landscape painting, was America's first independent artistic tradition. It was very popular in...

Alexandra Kiely 4 March 2017

Artist Stories

5 Paintings By Piet Mondrian You Wouldn’t Believe Were His

Piet Mondrian, one of the founders of the Dutch modern movement De Stijl, is mostly known for his pure abstractions from the 1920s, reduced to lines...

Zuzanna Stańska 1 February 2017

Artist

Watch Claude Monet Painting Outdoors

This is unique film of French Impressionist Claude Monet, painting outdoors, 'en plein air', in his famous garden at Giverny. Firstly we see the...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 January 2017

Impressionism

10 Best Portraits Of Édouard Manet

Édouard Manet is known as one of the most controversial artists in his time. Highly criticised for his realism and depicting modern life scenes...

Zuzanna Stańska 23 January 2017

Art Forms

Watch Auguste Rodin Sculpting in 1915

Auguste Rodin was a master of modern sculpture. Instead of copying traditional academic postures, Rodin preferred his models to move naturally around...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 January 2017

Artist Stories

Before Boccioni Turned Futurist

Very few artists developed their styles early in the careers. Most of them were searching for the new means of expression for their entire lives,...

Magda Michalska 10 January 2017

Impressionism

James McNeill Whistler, Portrait of Artist’s Mother (Painting Of The Week)

This is one of the most famous works by an American artist outside the United States. It has been variously described as an American icon and a...

Zuzanna Stańska 8 January 2017

Art Nouveau

New Year’s Greetings On Art Nouveau Cards

Back in the past people used to send not only Christmas cards but also greetings for New Year. Today we want to follow this old tradition and send...

Magda Michalska 1 January 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Berthe Morisot, Woman at Her Toilette

Berthe Morisot was closely associated with French Impressionism and actively participated in seven out of eight group’s exhibitions. She maintained...

Zuzanna Stańska 18 December 2016