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Medieval Art

In Search of the Round Table: Arthurian Wall Paintings

The Great Hall of Winchester Castle is all that remains of the Medieval castle constructed by William the Conqueror in the years following the Battle...

Guest Profile 8 September 2020

Art State of Mind

Artists and Their Myths

Sometimes, the story that is attached to an artist is as important as their craft. Let’s take a look at artists and the myths that are related to...

Noa Weisberg 7 September 2020

Alexander the Great and His Mermaid Sister in Greek Folklore

There is no need for a long introduction to Alexander the Great's place in history; he is one of the most famous military leaders and he has been...

Errika Gerakiti 7 September 2020

Women Artists

Luchita Hurtado: Art and Life Over a Century

Luchita Hurtado (November 28, 1920 - August 13, 2020) was an artist, photographer, poet, environmentalist, activist, feminist, fashion designer, and...

Jennifer S. Musawwir 6 September 2020

Art History 101

Back to School: The Great Art History 101

Welcome to Art History 101! Here we'll get to “oh“ and “ah” over iconic art that has shaped human ideas and thinking for centuries as we...

Ledys Chemin 5 September 2020

Artist Stories

Flaming June or Dorothy Dene? A Muse of Frederic Leighton

In 1879, Frederic Leighton’s biographer and neighbor (that's handy, isn't it?), Mrs. Barrington, noticed "a young girl with a lovely white face,...

Magda Michalska 5 September 2020

Museum Stories

5 Reasons to Visit the Kröller-Müller Museum in the Netherlands

Imagine, you are in a forest. In the middle of this forest there is a museum with a garden full of sculptures. Both the museum and the garden are...

Zuzanna Stańska 4 September 2020

Artist Stories

Meet Great Teachers of Famous Artists

September and October are the months when students return to school or university. The experience of education and our memories of it are shaped by...

Magda Michalska 3 September 2020

Art State of Mind

Rethinking the Word Muse in the Arts

The word "muse" has generally a very positive connotation. People, commonly women, represented under the umbrella of this word are held in very high...

Guest Profile 3 September 2020

Art State of Mind

School and Learning in the Eyes of Artists

This year changed a lot about the way children and students attend school. While some students around the world will go back to school this...

Europeana 2 September 2020

Love Story

Paint Me Like One of Your French Girls: The Life and Business of Agostina Segatori

Agostina Segatori's face is most widely recognized in the works of key artists between 1860 and 1887. Her Italian features inspired many painters in...

Yasmin Ozkan 1 September 2020

Art State of Mind

Online Learning? Back to the Old School in Art

Certainly 2020 will go down in history as a groundbreaking year in education, forcing millions of students and teachers to switch to online learning...

Magda Michalska 1 September 2020