#20th century

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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

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CRW Nevinson: ‘A world of men enslaved to a terrific machine of their own making’

Nevinson aligned himself with the Italian futurists who celebrated and embraced the violence and mechanised speed of the modern age. But his...

Wendy Gray 14 November 2017

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Everything You Must Know About James Ensor Paintings

Halloween is coming and in our team we were thinking who should we feature tomorrow on our DailyArt app (available for free on iOS and Android). It's...

Zuzanna Stańska 30 October 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Learn More About Man Ray’s Cadeau

Man Ray's Cadeau, 1921, editioned replica 1972, known also as a ‘Gift’, is one of the famous icons of the surrealist movement. It consists of an...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 October 2017

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Watch Francis Bacon Speaks About Gambling, Life and Death

Francis Bacon was an Irish-born British figurative painter known for his bold, grotesque, emotionally charged, raw imagery. He is best known for his...

Zuzanna Stańska 28 October 2017

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Tove Jansson And Her Moomin World

I hope you know Moomins from your childhood! It was one of my favorite books when I was a kid. It was a surprise to me, when I was told that the...

Zuzanna Stańska 23 October 2017

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Frida Kahlo, The Broken Column

The Broken Column was painted shortly after Frida Kahlo had undergone another surgery on her spinal column. The operation left her bedridden and...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 October 2017

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Watch Basquiat Painting Live Downtown in 1981

Jean-Michel Basquiat was a Haitian American artist. He first achieved fame as part of SAMO, an informal graffiti duo who wrote enigmatic epigrams in...

Zuzanna Stańska 21 October 2017

Expressionism

El Greco: the Grandfather of Expressionism

The Guide to the Prado describes El Greco as a “philosopher, as an intellectual and as a sensitive and idiosyncratic artist.” It is these...

Wendy Gray 19 October 2017

Periods

Join Salvador Dali in Alice’s Wonderland

Salvador Dalí was a man of many talents - the most famous of Surrealists, he created not only iconic paintings of 20th century but also Chupa Chups...

Zuzanna Stańska 16 October 2017