#20th century

Talk about the Passion – Exploring Art at Easter

Easter Holy Week and The Crucifixion The final days of Holy Week are traditionally associated with the trial and execution of Jesus, culminating...

Jon Kelly 10 April 2020

Museum Stories

Léon Spilliaert: The Longing Behind the Symbolism

Whilst Belgian artist Léon Spilliaert's first UK retrospective at London's Royal Academy has been put on hold, we delve into his symbolist works and...

Yasmin Ozkan 8 April 2020

Sculpture

Art and Justice: The Forgotten Case of Bird in Space by Constantin Brâncuși

In 1926, Bird in Space crossed the Atlantic Ocean from Paris to New York City for an exhibition at the Brummer Gallery, curated by one of...

Ruxi Rusu 6 April 2020

South American Art

The Art of Antonio Berni: Through Many Styles, One Timeless Message

A Young Artist and the Birth of Nuevo Realismo While Che Guevara may have been the most famous revolutionary to be born in Rosario, Argentina, the...

Kacper Grass 6 April 2020

Love Story

René Magritte: Lovers in Separation

Now, while we are all being asked to practice social distancing, you have probably been bombarded with the paintings of lovers by René Magritte.

Zuzanna Stańska 30 March 2020

Women Artists

10 Things You Must Know About Tamara de Lempicka

Tamara de Lempicka was many things: a successful artist, a society darling, an expat. She knew how to create interest in herself and capitalize on...

Joanna Kaszubowska 21 March 2020

Architecture

Once Upon a Time in Moscow: Pertsov’s House, a Russian Terem Amidst Modern Buildings

This building from the art-nouveau era is a sight for sore eyes! Pertsov's house is an interesting example of Russian classical folk influences...

Elizaveta Ermakova 20 March 2020

Women Artists

5 Modern Women Artists to Know

When we think of modern women artists, certain names immediately come to mind. For instance, anyone can name Frida Kahlo, and the more well-read will...

Anastasia Tsaleza 14 March 2020

Theater & Cinema

Duchamp: The Art of the Possible – Interview with Francis M. Naumann

Great news for our readers and art lovers: Duchamp: The Art of the Possible, a movie directed by Matthew Taylor and produced by Michelle Taylor, is...

Arianna Richetti 10 March 2020

Erotica

Art on the Verge of Eroticism and Pathology by Egon Schiele

The provocative artworks of the Austrian expressionist Egon Schiele are not just about exploring the sexuality of women's and men's bodies. The...

Nataliia Pecherska 28 February 2020

Erotica

The Many Rebirths of Venus

Sandro Botticelli's The Birth of Venus is iconic in western art. Alongside the Mona Lisa, it is probably a contender for "most famous painting."...

Isla Phillips 20 February 2020

Fashion

Christian Dior and Surrealist Women Artists

Since the entrance of feminism into public debate in recent years, it has influenced many aspects of our culture. One of these is fashion. Many...

Errika Gerakiti 12 February 2020