#20th century

Artist

Meet Rita Kernn-Larsen, The Surrealist

When you hear Surrealism, you probably think Dalí, Magritte, Ernst... But can you think of any female artists...? Today you'll meet one of them,...

Magda Michalska 2 March 2017

Fauvism

Rik Wouters, Genius Of Light And Color

Have you heard of Rik Wouters? He is Belgium’s best-known Fauvist, renowned for the stunning colours in his paintings. His works has often been...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 February 2017

Periods

Masterpieces of Minimalism by Robert Morris

What do you get when you strip art of metaphor, representation or metaphysics? It turns out that even if „what you see is what you see”, as Frank...

Piotr Policht 20 February 2017

Cubism

When Picasso Changed Art By Inspiring Others

It's 1907, and Picasso is feverishly working in Bateau Lavoire, Montmartre. A large canvas of the prostitutes from a hometown brothel is driving him...

Wendy Gray 15 February 2017

Artist

Dali And Gala – The Love Story

There is a saying that behind every great man there's a great woman. Today we present one of the truest examples of that. This is the story of...

Zuzanna Stańska 14 February 2017

Art Forms

Edward Hopper’s Paintings Recreated As Photographs

Richard Tuschman is a fine art photographer, whose works has appeared on a number of book covers, ad campaigns and exhibitions. In his project,...

Zuzanna Stańska 10 February 2017

Artist

Watch Andy Warhol Screenprinting Marlon Brando

Andy Warhol started to experiment with screenprinting in the 1960s. In 1950s, Warhol was a prize-winning commercial artist and he devised a printing...

Zuzanna Stańska 4 February 2017

Artist Stories

5 Paintings By Piet Mondrian You Wouldn’t Believe Were His

Piet Mondrian, one of the founders of the Dutch modern movement De Stijl, is mostly known for his pure abstractions from the 1920s, reduced to lines...

Zuzanna Stańska 1 February 2017

Artist

Elsie Driggs And Her Battle For Large Forms

It’s hard to imagine that a female artist could be advised to leave her work unsigned to avoid prejudicing the gallery owner, but for women artists...

Wendy Gray 31 January 2017

Artist Stories

David Bomberg – A New Machinery For Picture Making

Go into any art gallery the length and breadth of the UK and you are bound to find a Bomberg. David Bomberg, born in Birmingham in 1890 to...

Wendy Gray 25 January 2017

Art Forms

René Magritte’s Art Deco Music Covers

You probably associate Belgian Surrealist artist René Magritte with weird, surreal pieces, like his famous Treachery of Images. He also liked...

Zuzanna Stańska 20 January 2017

Periods

Edward Hopper And The Scent Of Loneliness

I remember watching Edward Hopper's piece for the first time. Of course it was his famous Nighthawks - you know this painting - it's late night,...

Zuzanna Stańska 19 January 2017