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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner – Tension Of The Modern Times

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner was a German expressionist painter and printmaker and one of the founders of the artists group Die Brücke or "The Bridge". It...

Zuzanna Stańska 10 May 2017

Art Forms

Looking For Fashion Inspiration? Check Out Frida Kahlo’s Clothing

Frida Kahlo, long after her death in 1954 is still perceived as an icon. Frida's strong character can be seen not only in her intriguing paintings,...

Zuzanna Stańska 1 May 2017

Video

Watch Yves Klein’s Performance Act

This week we have already mentioned this French artist in an article 10 Masterpieces By Yves Klein You Should Know. This time we want to share a...

Zuzanna Stańska 30 April 2017

WTF Art History

Are You Into Illusions? Oops, It’s Op Art again!

Ever been to an optometrist? Then you probably know these graphic cards which check whether you are colour blind. I remember how stressed I always...

Magda Michalska 22 April 2017

Surrealism

9 Things You Must Know About Joan Miro

Joan Miro was a Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona. His work has been interpreted as Surrealism but it's difficult to put...

Zuzanna Stańska 20 April 2017

Artist Stories

The Mystery of Vincent Van Gogh’s Death

Vincent van Gogh's death occurred in the early morning of 29 July 1890, in his room at the Auberge Ravoux in the village of Auvers-sur-Oise in...

Zuzanna Stańska 30 March 2017

Video

Watch Francis Bacon Talking About Brutality of Fact

Francis Bacon and brutality - two words that matches perfectly together. Bacon (1909 – 1992) was an Irish figurative painter known for his bold,...

Zuzanna Stańska 27 March 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Paul Gauguin, The Yellow Christ

Yellow Christ is a painting created by Paul Gauguin in 1889 in Pont-Aven. Now it is owned by Albright-Knox Art Gallery. [caption...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 March 2017

Post-Impressionism

Paul Cezanne And Card Players

The Card Players subject were painted by Paul Cezanne five times. Why it's so important? The series is considered by critics to be a cornerstone of...

Zuzanna Stańska 17 March 2017

Pop art

Jackie Kennedy- Andy Warhol’s Modern Madonna

The Oscars inspired me to watch the latest film about Jackie Kennedy directed by Pablo Larrain and starring Natalie Portman: [caption...

Magda Michalska 13 March 2017

Dorothea Tanning- A Woman For Whom Max Ernst Left His Wife

They fell in love while playing chess. After they had met at a party, Max Ernst passed by her studio to consider her works for his wife's newly...

Magda Michalska 10 March 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Charles Demuth And The Figure 5 (Painting Of The Week)

The Great Figure By William Carlos Williams Among the rain and lights I saw the figure 5 in gold on a red firetruck moving tense unheeded to gong...

Wendy Gray 5 March 2017