#20th century

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Rhapsody in Blue – Picasso Blue Period

Prior to 1901, Picasso’s subject matter was wide-ranging: urban scenes, contemporary society, religious depictions and, once he came to Paris,...

Wendy Gray 16 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...

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

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...

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. Paul Gauguin, Self-Portrait...

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...

Zuzanna Stańska 17 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

Masterpiece Story: Charles Demuth and the Figure 5

This one-sentence poem, by the American poet William Carlos Williams, was the inspiration for an incredible abstract work by American artist, Charles...

Wendy Gray 5 March 2017

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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

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

Pop art

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