#20th century

Women Artists

Gwen John in Post-Impressionist Paris: Interiors and Introspection

A glimpse into the life of the Welsh daughter who ran away to Paris to paint. Let us follow Gwen John in Post-Impressionist Paris. Gwendoline Mary...

Candy Bedworth 23 February 2021

Sculpture

The Most Iconic Sculptures by Richard Serra

Richard Serra is an American artist and sculptor involved in the Process Art Movement. He often constructs site-specific installations, made out of...

Caroline Galambosova 22 February 2021

Women Artists

Alexandra Exter: From Russia to Paris with Art

Alexandra Exter was a painter and designer of the Russian/Ukrainian avant-garde. Her work isn’t limited to just one genre or movement. She was...

Errika Gerakiti 19 February 2021

Artist Stories

The Sad Story of Vincent van Gogh and His Lovers

Vincent van Gogh’s love life was a really sad one. The list of the artist’s lovers is full of unsuccessful romances and rejections. This...

Zuzanna Stańska 13 February 2021

Love Story

The Nude Love of Ida Rubinstein and Romaine Brooks

Being a bisexual woman at the beginning of the 20th century was difficult. They were looked down on, they were scorned and discussed behind their...

Magda Michalska 11 February 2021

Love Story

Gilbert & George – Art and Love at First Sight

One day two young students, Gilbert Prousch and George Passmore, met at Central Saint Martins College of Art in London in 1967. It was love at first...

Magda Michalska 10 February 2021

Love Story

An Avant-garde Love Story: Goncharova and Larionov’s Romance

Valentine’s Day is coming up so it’s high time to get into the romantic mood. Since it’s already been our little tradition to...

Magda Michalska 9 February 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Valentin Serov, Princess Olga Orlova

Late Tsarist Russia evokes images of great social inequality in respect of health, wealth, and happiness. In addition, it evokes images of extreme...

James W Singer 17 January 2021

Music

Album Covers You Didn’t Know that Are Pure Art

Every serious music fan will recognize the merits of the following albums for the developments in the history of contemporary music. But…...

Magda Michalska 16 January 2021

Music

Wagnerism in Art: Painting Music or Listening to Pictures

What is Wagnerism? There are perhaps no other cultural movements in the world that we have named after one person. Wagnerism was admiration for...

Alina Manevskaya 14 January 2021

Artist

Famous Musicians who Paint: Making Music and Art

Creatively speaking, the term ‘art’ can mean many things. Whether it is music, writing, painting, sculpting, or drawing, it is all under...

Rachel Witte 12 January 2021

Sculpture

César Baldaccini: Master of Compression

César Baldaccini, better known simply as César, was a prominent French sculptor of the 1960s. He created large sculptures formed by compressing...

Caroline Galambosova 11 January 2021