#20th century

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

Artist

Watch Rare Footage Of Pablo Picasso In His Studio

The film we have for you today is a unique historical document about one of the greatest artists of 20th century. It shows Pablo Picasso in the area...

Zuzanna Stańska 17 January 2017

Artist

Gabriele Munter, Breakfast of Birds – Painting Of The Week

Gabriele Munter (1877-1962) was a German Expressionist painter born in Berlin and most known for her landscapes and use of color. She developed a...

Heidi Werber 15 January 2017

Artist Stories

Before Boccioni Turned Futurist

Very few artists developed their styles early in the careers. Most of them were searching for the new means of expression for their entire lives,...

Magda Michalska 10 January 2017

Artist Stories

Harald Sohlberg, The Solitary Genius

Harald Sohlberg was a Norwegian painter whose works can be described as "Neo-romantic". He is particularly known for his depictions of the mountains...

Zuzanna Stańska 9 January 2017

Artist

Beyond Flowers And Desert, Georgia O’Keeffe’s New York

She is definitely best known for her subtle, sometimes almost abstract depictions of flowers and New Mexico landscapes. But there's also...

Piotr Policht 6 January 2017

Artist

Tamara de Lempicka, The First Woman Artist To Be A Glamour Star

This is how Tamara de Lempicka, the most famous Art Deco painter, was described by her Hollywood clients. If one wanted to enter the socialite...

Magda Michalska 5 January 2017

Art Forms

The Mystery Of Vincent Van Gogh’s Photos

Vincent van Gogh famously recorded himself in numerous self-portraits, but he hated photography and supposedly he never sat for a photo as an adult.

Zuzanna Stańska 4 January 2017

Artist Stories

The Tragic Story of Jeanne Hébuterne and Modigliani

Jeanne Hébuterne is best known for being a the frequent subject and common-law wife of Amedeo Modigliani. But her story with the famous artist is...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 December 2016

Artist

Strange Television Ads of Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí was famous of having a nose to promotion and turning his talent into money. Or maybe his wife Gala had this nose, and he was only a...

Zuzanna Stańska 19 December 2016