#20th century

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

Picasso Damaged at Tate Modern

On the 28th of December 2019, a man from the public marred the Picasso painting, Bust of a Woman. The painting is on a long-term loan from a private...

Errika Gerakiti 10 January 2020

The Joy of Lucian Freud. The Self-portraits

Lucian Freud (1922-2011) is regarded as the pre-eminent British figurative painter of the last sixty years. Francis Bacon, two decades older, and...

Guest Profile 27 December 2019

Dan Flavin: Art is Thought and Fluorescent Lights

Dan Flavin (1993-1996) was an American artist and pioneer of Minimalism. He is famous for making sculptural objects and installations from...

Isla Phillips 17 December 2019

Expressionism

Banishing the War: the Etchings of Otto Dix

When the First World War, also known as the Great War, broke out, everyone was thrilled. The soldiers went happily to fight for their countries. All...

Errika Gerakiti 10 December 2019

Museum Stories

Sacred and Beauty in Russian Art at Gallerie d’Italia in Vicenza

The spirituality of the ancient iconographic models and the symbology of Russian art reach the city of Palladio, a UNESCO World Heritage Site,...

Maria Frazzoni 21 November 2019

Theater & Cinema

The Art in Friends TV Series

Who doesn't love Friends? Without a doubt, it is one of the most watched and most loved TV series in history. We all know about this group of best...

Errika Gerakiti 29 October 2019

Artist Stories

The Works of Yves Klein: Lover of Blue

Yves Klein was born in late April of 1928 in Nice, France. His mother, Marie Raymond, was a renowned member of the Art Informel movement, which...

Guest Profile 22 October 2019

Women Artists

Magdalena Rădulescu – a Romanian Woman Painter

Magdalena Rădulescu (1902- 1983) is a singular phenomenon among the Romanian and European painters. Her work (she had an artistic career spanning...

Guest Profile 18 October 2019

Theater & Cinema

Filmmaking is like Painting – Andrzej Wajda as a Painter

Ladies and Gentlemen, and now I will speak in Polish... - the famous words Polish director Andrzej Wajda (1926-2016) said while receiving an honorary...

Judyta Dąbrowska 17 October 2019