#20th century

Theater and Cinema in Edward Hopper’s Paintings

Edward Hopper was a prominent American realist painter and printmaker. He was famous for two types of paintings in particular: first, one focused on...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 March 2021

Women Artists

Alice Neel: The Story of Defying Convention

Today, Alice Neel is considered the greatest portrait painter of the 20th century. As she usually painted her friends, family, neighbors, and people...

Gokce Dyson 24 March 2021

Women Artists

From Love to Art: Anna Hyatt Huntington, an American Sculptor

A pioneering female sculptor of the 20th century, Anna Hyatt Huntington created artworks that are still visible all over New York City. Here are some...

Alexandra Kiely 23 March 2021

Post-Impressionism

Everything You Must Know About A Sunday on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat

Spring is shyly approaching in the Northern Hemisphere. Longer and warmer days, more light, and the first signs of nature rebirth encourage us to...

Zuzanna Stańska 16 March 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Georgia O’Keeffe, Jack-in-the-Pulpit No. IV

Georgia O’Keeffe is one of the greatest female artists of the early 20th century. She could also be considered the mother of American Modernism.

James W Singer 14 March 2021

Fashion

How Italian Futurism Influenced Fashion

During the 20th century Italian Futurist artists, thinkers, and like-minded creators such as Balla, Depero, or Thayaht paid attention to fashion.

Caroline Galambosova 10 March 2021

Women Artists

Violet Oakley: A Grand Vision by a Female Muralist

1906, Philadelphia, USA, a historic moment in art was unfolding in the Pennsylvania Capitol Building. A series of murals depicting The Founding of...

Wendy Gray 4 March 2021

Women Artists

Käthe Kollwitz: Germany’s Greatest Female Artist

Käthe Kollwitz (1867 -1945) was one of Germany’s greatest artists and she holds the distinction of being the only woman artist to make it into...

Chris Dobson 2 March 2021

Theater & Cinema

What did the Artists from ‘Midnight in Paris’ Look Like in Real Life? 19th Century

In Woody Allen’s 2011 Midnight in Paris, Owen Wilson plays a nostalgic screenwriter who somehow finds himself transported back in time to 1920s...

Rachel Witte 27 February 2021

Theater & Cinema

What did the Artists from ‘Midnight in Paris’ Look Like in Real Life?

In Woody Allen’s 2011 film, Midnight in Paris, Owen Wilson plays a nostalgic screenwriter who somehow finds himself transported back in time to...

Rachel Witte 26 February 2021

Artist

Brothers in Arts: Afro-American Artists Charles White and Kerry J. Marshall

In 2019 the auction house Sotheby’s sold Kerry James Marshall’s painting Vignette 19 for $16 million. That’s a lot of money for a work by a...

Michel Rutten 25 February 2021

How Did Paris Fall in Love with Ballets Russes?

Ballets Russes was a ballet company founded by the Russian impresario Sergei Diaghilev. No doubt, Ballets Russes made Russian ballet famous all...

Kateryna Martynova 24 February 2021