#Andy Warhol

Music

The Sound of Colour: Music Inspired by Visual Art – Top 10

Visual art has inspired songs from many different musical genres from classical to heavy metal, from opera to old crooners, from musicals to hip hop.

Candy Bedworth 15 January 2021

Art History 101

Pop Art 101: Everything You Need to Know

Everyone is familiar with Pop Art and everyone can recognize its most iconic artists and artworks. Cartoon characters, food, everyday products, are...

Errika Gerakiti 28 November 2020

Museum Stories

Escape to Dia Beacon, New York

The Dia Art Fountain in Beacon, New York was permitted to welcome visitors back in August, several weeks ahead of museums in New York City. Timed...

Jennifer S. Musawwir 3 November 2020

Sport

Football in Art and Art in Football

Art History and Football are not commonly linked together. However football is a beloved and reflective part of culture. Firstly, artists choose to...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 24 July 2020

Music

Fine Art in Rap Music: Eight Painters that Rappers Like To Be Compared To

Full of metaphors, double meanings, and references to popular culture – from cinema to literature, and through fine art – rap is a musical genre...

Amélie Pascutto 30 May 2020

Art State of Mind

Rainbows for the NHS and Damien Hirst

Since lockdown came into effect in the UK, people have been putting rainbows on display to show love for key-workers. An inherent sign of hope, these...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 11 May 2020

WTF Art History

Lockdown Artsy Entertainment Toolkit

Initially the idea of a lock-down and extended opportunity to work from home may look a tiny bit appealing. No more commuting, no more dressing up...

Joanna Kaszubowska 21 March 2020

Erotica

The Many Rebirths of Venus

Sandro Botticelli's The Birth of Venus is iconic in western art. Alongside the Mona Lisa, it is probably a contender for "most famous painting."...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 20 February 2020

Museum Stories

Becoming Immortal – Michael Jackson: On The Wall

When I hear the phrase the King of Pop only one name comes to my mind. I’m sure the younger generation may argue, but for me, it is still Michael...

Joanna Kaszubowska 21 August 2018

South American Art

Two Worlds Collide: Pop Art and the Cuban Revolution

Pop Art Comes to Cuba Raúl Martínez was born in the central Cuban city of Ciego de Ávila in 1927. Before the Revolution, he had the opportunity...

Kacper Grass 10 April 2018

Pop art

Marilyn in Art: The Essence of a Goddess

Marilyn Monroe: the most photographed woman in the world!  Glamour, cheesecake, publicity, nude, candid- she was captured on film and on fans’...

Wendy Gray 23 August 2017