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Open to Influences – Arthur Hacker and his Mary with Many Qualities

Arthur Hacker was a painter of the late Victorian era. Painting a spectrum of subjects, everything from society portraiture, classical, religious and...

Hannah Demaine 12 October 2019

Artistic Patronage of Akbar the Great

Abu’l Fath Jalal-ud-din Muhammad Akbar was born in poverty when his father, Humayun was driven into exile by Sher Shah Suri. His destiny as one...

Maya M. Tola 8 October 2019

Art State of Mind

A Glimpse of Maritime Life in the Past in 7 Artworks

Sea, harbours, weather, ships, sailors, fishermen, merchants – maritime life is rich and fascinating. Let’s see a few great depictions of...

Europeana 4 October 2019

Artist Stories

Beatles and Biennales – the Life and Times of Robyn Denny

In a grim and conservative post-war Britain, Robyn Denny burst onto the art scene like a Holi festival colour bomb. He arrived at art school in...

Candy Bedworth 3 October 2019

Abstract Expressionism

Joseph Beuys at BASTIAN Gallery

Joseph Beuys (1921 – 1986), currently on display at BASTIAN gallery, was a controversial German artist, whose work regularly caused public...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 1 October 2019

Museum Stories

Make Everywhere Our New York: Keith Haring Exhibition to Inspire Liverpool Millennials

Why do Keith Haring’s works still matter in 2019? With Brexit approaching the deadline, Tate Liverpool welcomes the first major exhibition in the...

Guest Profile 17 September 2019

South American Art

The Largest Mural on Earth

Early Fall, for students around the world, means one thing: back to school, back to writing papers, and exam preparations. For students of the...

Alicja Gluszek 16 September 2019

Artist Stories

Getting Your Teeth into Goya

Goya was not a happy man when he painted Saturn Devouring His Son, some time between 1819 and 1823. By the time he created this painting,...

Craig Wakerley 10 September 2019

Contemporary Art

The Storytelling Art of Kris Knight

The narrative of a painting can be interpreted on any level by anyone, and the dreamy portraits painted by the Canadian contemporary artist Kris...

Maria Frazzoni 3 September 2019

Theater & Cinema

Through Scissors and Shadows: The Art and Films of Lotte Reiniger

Late one night while struggling with a bit of insomnia, I was channel surfing. I came across a stunning and hypnotic, silent, animated film that was...

Nadine Waldmann 31 August 2019

Women Artists

Dame Ethel Walker – A Sensitive Portrait

Summer is on her way out the door, signalled by darker nights and chilly mornings. But before we bid her farewell, let’s take a look at one more...

Candy Bedworth 22 August 2019

Contemporary Art

TAKIS: the Greek Genius that Altered the Course of Post-war Sculpture

After Takis’ passing away on 9 August 2019, and with his largest exhibition yet in the UK at Tate, it is important to know about the great...

Errika Gerakiti 15 August 2019