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Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Kikukawa Eizan, The Courtesan Hinaaya of the Chōji House

Vincent and Theo van Gogh, the close-knit brothers, extensively collected Japanese Ukiyo-e prints. Van Gogh had already bought a few in Antwerp...

Urvi Chheda 24 May 2020

Museum Stories

Chitra Ganesh Visualizes Sultana’s Dream by Begum Rokeya

Chitra Ganesh’s Sultana’s Dream exhibition at the Memorial Art Gallery (MAG), University of Rochester, attributes a few pivotal reasonings to...

Urvi Chheda 22 May 2020

Literature

5 Books About Van Gogh You Have to Read

Vincent van Gogh is one of those artists whose reputation precedes them. The tormented child of the art, the cursed artist, the madman, the genius,...

Errika Gerakiti 21 May 2020

William Waterhouse’s Love for Circe

Circe is one of the fascinating characters in Homer’s epic poem the Odyssey. Due to her complex and unconventional nature, many painters have...

Erol Degirmenci 21 May 2020

Art State of Mind

Empty Paintings of Quarantine

We’ve all heard of the personalities who made history during quarantine: William Shakespeare wrote King Lear while in quarantine, Isaac Newton...

Guest Profile 20 May 2020

Museum Stories

Richard Saltoun Gallery: Bodily Objects – Review

Bodily Objects, curated by Philomena Epps, Richard Saltoun Gallery, London. 1.05.2020 - 30.06.2020, access online viewing room here. The business...

Guest Profile 20 May 2020

Apocalypse Now – Not at the Movies but in Art

Recently, in the majority of countries all over the world, people felt like they were “in the middle of the Apocalypse”. Why does everyone...

Camilla de Laurentis 20 May 2020

Museum Stories

The Hidden Gems of the Van Gogh Museum

Every museum has its share of highlights. There are those that struggle with so many that it is difficult to make a list of reasonable length. The...

Joanna Kaszubowska 17 May 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Almond Blossom by Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh only sold one painting during his lifetime. He was not a financially successful artist, and he was entirely dependent on his brother...

James W Singer 17 May 2020

It’s True, It’s True, It’s True: Artemisia on Trial Goes Online!

With museums and theaters closed, drama and art are having a hard time during quarantine. However, both these sectors have the chance of reinventing...

Arianna Richetti 16 May 2020

WTF Art History

How Art Inspired Game of Thrones Creators

It has been a while since Game of Thrones ran its course. Are you re-watching it during lockdown? Trying to escape our current bleak world, for the...

Joanna Kaszubowska 15 May 2020

Women Artists

Girl Power: Six Online Exhibitions by Female Artists That You Can View from Home

Although the art world may have slowed down recently, galleries and museums are making a conscious effort to provide alternative ways to experience...

Yasmin Ozkan 13 May 2020