#20th century

Surrealism

Salvador Dalí and His Burning Giraffes

The Burning Giraffe is one of Salvador Dalí’s most famous paintings but the motif did not appear only in this one work. Today we will show you all...

Zuzanna Stańska 16 November 2023

Surrealism

Salvador Dalí and His Eccentric World of Advertisements

Salvador Dalí was celebrated not only for his artistic genius but also for his flair in monetizing it. Some might argue that his wife, Gala, had a...

Zuzanna Stańska 16 November 2023

Andalusian Dog Theater & Cinema

An Andalusian Dog – Surrealist Film of Dalí and Buñuel

The Covid-19 pandemic has been distressing us for a long time now, but An Andalusian Dog is always a good tip. Above all, the movie and Surrealism,...

Dévra Taboada 16 November 2023

Women Artists

The Practical Side of Modernism – Aino Aalto

Aino Marsio-Aalto was a Finnish architect and designer. She was also the wife of Alvar Aalto, which might be why you haven’t heard about her.

Joanna Kaszubowska 15 November 2023

Theater & Cinema

Postwar Modernism in Cinema: Italian Neorealism

World War II ravaged everything in its path. The global economy was ruined, and many cities were completely destroyed, not to mention the number of...

Errika Gerakiti 15 November 2023

Anita Malfatti, Silly Woman (Boba), 1916 South American Art

Modernism in Brazil: One Week That Has Changed It All

In 1922, Semana de Arte Moderna (The Modern Art Week) was held in Brazil. Marking the official beginning of Modernism in Brazil, the event lasted an...

Vithória Konzen Dill 15 November 2023

Women Artists

A House of Their Own: The Red Rose Girls

In an old house in Philadelphia at the turn of the twentieth century, four women made their home and their art together. Three decades before...

Guest Profile 13 November 2023

Surrealism

10 Most Famous Rayographs by Man Ray

Man Ray is one of the most famous artists of the 20th century! Here, I would like to pay tribute to his rayographs and the inspirations he drew from...

Errika Gerakiti 13 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

Post-Impressionism

Drama and Dynamism: George Seurat and the Circus

George Seurat, like many 19th-century artists, loved the circus. In particular, he enjoyed watching the tumbling acrobats in bright costumes, a...

Anastasia Manioudaki 11 November 2023

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Sympathy by Remedios Varo

Sympathy is a fascinating painting by Catalan artist Remedios Varo. It presents a lady with a cat in a most unusual and Surrealist situation. You...

Alicja Gluszek 10 November 2023

The Jugglar. The Magician. Remedios Varo. Review

Last Chance to See: Remedios Varo Captures the Intangible at the Art Institute of Chicago

Embroidering the Earth, entrapping the moon in a cage, juggling stars—these are the elements of the fantastic and beguiling world of Remedios Varo.

Natalia Iacobelli 10 November 2023