#20th century

Fernando Botero And His Remakes Of Classic Masterpieces

I must tell you something in secret - I love Fernando Botero's works. There is something really interesting in his paintings. This Colombian...

Zuzanna Stańska 15 January 2018

Artist

The Beautiful Portraiture of Cecilia Beaux

Cecilia Beaux (1855-1942) is the most important American society painter that you probably have never heard of. She was a popular artist and a...

Alexandra Kiely 9 January 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Edward Hopper, New York Interior

Edward Hopper arrived for the first time to New York around the turn of the 20th century. He then studied with Robert Henri and embraced the Ashcan...

Zuzanna Stańska 7 January 2018

Art Forms

The Story of Velvet Underground & Nico Andy Warhol Cover

Today we will be talking about Andy Warhol and his famous banana cover of The Velvet Underground & Nico debut album by the Velvet...

Zuzanna Stańska 3 January 2018

Post-Impressionism

Best Party Posters of 19th Century

Are you ready for the crazy party tonight? Although lithography was invented in 1798, it was at first too slow and expensive for poster production.

Zuzanna Stańska 31 December 2017

Watch Sister Wendy Commenting Mark Rothko

Sister Wendy is an institution. She is a British hermit, consecrated virgin, and art historian who became well known internationally during the 1990s...

Zuzanna Stańska 28 December 2017

Arthur Rackham’s Christmas Carol Illustrations

Have a nostalgic look at Arthur Rackham's illustrations to A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens in the British Library edition from 1915. Arthur...

Magda Michalska 20 December 2017

Periods

Why Did Andy Warhol Love Christmas?

Who would guess that Andy Warhol, one of the most decadent artists of the 20th century, the owner of the controversial Factory leading a scandalous...

Magda Michalska 19 December 2017

Artist

Alex Katz and His New York

Alex Katz (born 1927) is an American figurative artist known for his paintings, sculptures, and prints. His paintings are divided almost equally into...

Zuzanna Stańska 16 December 2017

Artist

Niki de Saint Phalle and the Nana Statues

1966, Stockholm, Sweden and an incredible art event occurred about which not even the press who were invited to the launch knew what to say. A...

Wendy Gray 14 December 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Edward Hopper, Tables for Ladies

Edward Hopper painted “Tables for Ladies” in 1930 and it showed a sad little restaurant with a sad cashier and a sadder looking waitress.

Zuzanna Stańska 3 December 2017

Artist Stories

The Last Landscape of William Langson Lathrop

[caption id="attachment_7452" align="aligncenter" width="620"] William Langson Lathrop, September 21st, 1938, private collection[/caption]    The...

Anthony de Feo 24 November 2017