#20th century

Art State of Mind

Rainbows for the NHS and Damien Hirst

Since lockdown came into effect in the UK, people have been putting rainbows on display to show love for key-workers. An inherent sign of hope, these...

Isla Phillips 11 May 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Vincent van Gogh, Bridge in the Rain (after Hiroshige)

In the mid 19th century, Japanese ports were suddenly opened up to international trade, and Europeans went crazy for Japanese culture and art,...

Kelly Hill 10 May 2020

Fashion

Negligee Fashion: Top 5 Gorgeous Homewear Outfits in Art

Due to quarantine, homewear fashion is popular once again. But don't think that boudoir fashion was unpopular before this. As art shows, from the...

Kateryna Martynova 8 May 2020

Women Artists

Violeta Parra, First Latin American in the Louvre

In April 1964 the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris hosted an extraordinary exhibition which went down in history as the first solo show of a...

Magda Michalska 7 May 2020

Women Artists

Alla Horska. Die Hard

Ukrainian artist Alla Horska created dozens of amazing mosaics and paintings while actively fighting with the crimes of the Soviet authorities...

Nataliia Pecherska 2 May 2020

10 Blue Yves Klein Masterpieces You Must Know

On this day, April 28th in 1928, Yves Klein was born, a French artist and the leading member of the French artistic movement of Nouveau Réalisme.

Zuzanna Stańska 28 April 2020

Contemporary Art

Agostino Arrivabene – A Modern Alchemist

Agostino Arrivabene (born in 1967) is a visionary yet secluded Italian contemporary artist who continues to produce outstanding surrealist works from...

Caroline Galambosova 28 April 2020

Art History 101

How to Read Piet Mondrian

We can all recognize Mondrian's work in a second. Our eyes navigate through the lines jumping from color to color. His...

Celia Leiva Otto 27 April 2020

Surrealism

Gradiva: What Did Freud and the Surrealists See in Her?

A woman who walks. That's what Gradiva (the name of an anonymous woman from an antique bas-relief) means, as given by a fictional character from a...

Magda Michalska 27 April 2020

Women Artists

Augusta Savage: The Woman Who Defined 20th Century Sculpture

Harlem Renaissance - or, as its very pioneers called it, the New Negro Movement - familiarized the public with names now mainstream in the collective...

Anastasia Tsaleza 24 April 2020

Art State of Mind

The Art of Domesticity: Art Inspired by the Home

In times where we must spend more time at home than usual, we journey through art inspired by domestic life over the centuries. Édouard Vuillard,...

Yasmin Ozkan 23 April 2020

Women Artists

Gerda Taro. The Girl with the Leica

Have you ever heard of the photographer Gerda Taro? You may know her as Robert Capa's girlfriend and muse, and I'm sure you have heard of Capa at...

Arianna Richetti 22 April 2020