#20th century

Artist Stories

Salvador Dali’s Body To Be Exhumed For Paternity Test

A Spanish court has ordered the remains of Salvador Dalí to be exhumed in an attempt to extract DNA for a paternity claim from a woman born in...

Zuzanna Stańska 4 July 2017

Expressionism

Why You May Not Have Heard of Clyfford Still

Abstract Expressionism is an American movement that included artists such as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, and Willem de Kooning. While you probably...

Rachel Istvan 3 July 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Lady in Gold: Adele Bloch-Bauer by Gustav Klimt

This portrait also known as Lady in Gold is one of two stunning portraits by Gustav Klimt depicting Adele Bloch-Bauer. This portrait was commissioned...

Zuzanna Stańska 2 July 2017

Art Forms

Picasso’s Beach Body, Baby and Capa’s Camera

There is never a wrong time to dream about the summer. Who else would like to dive into the Mediterreanean sea together with a painter who just...

Magda Michalska 30 June 2017

Art Forms

Is Grace Jones’s Image Art?

Hey, music fans, yet another post for you! I’m sure you’ve heard Libertango and know its author, Grace Jones, who was a music legend of...

Magda Michalska 29 June 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Vincent van Gogh, Portrait Of Dr Felix Rey

Early the morning of the Christmas Eve 1888, a severely wounded man was brought to the Hôtel-Dieu of Arles for treatment. On duty that night was...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 June 2017

Museum Stories

7 Pop Art Masterpieces You Can See Outside US

Well, Pop Art is mostly an US thing. It’s nothing bad, but it means that for the art lovers from other continents it’s way harder to find...

Zuzanna Stańska 23 June 2017

Art Forms

If You’re Looking For A Gift, Check Pablo Picasso’s Ring For Dora Maar

Pablo Picasso and Dora Maar were one of art history’s most dramatic love affairs. Maar, who was a talented photographer, painter, and poet met...

Zuzanna Stańska 21 June 2017

Artist Stories

“It was all so ugly”: The Tragedy of John Currie and Dolly Henry

The lives of artists are a constant source of fascination and the life of Staffordshire born artist of John Currie must rank amongst the highest.

Wendy Gray 18 June 2017

Pop art

Roy Lichtenstein’s Art Quiz For Every Art Historian

Pop art is popping up again! Yet this time, it won’t at all reveal the mechanisms of the modern society with its mass product, celebrities and...

Magda Michalska 10 June 2017

Video

Edward Hopper Talking About His Creative Process

Watch this beautiful video created by Walker Art Center presenting Edward Hopper who discusses the slow development of his iconic images. The video...

Zuzanna Stańska 31 May 2017

Video

Watch Marcel Duchamp Talking About His Art

In a 1961 interview with Katherine Kuh, Marcel Duchamp, when asked about his readymades, let it be known that the concept behind those objects might...

Zuzanna Stańska 24 May 2017