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Impressionism

Wilhelm Hansen’s Impressionist Collection that Denmark Refused to Buy

On the 14th September 1918, Wilhelm Hansen founded one of the finest collections of Impressionist painting in Europe in his summer house not far from...

Magda Michalska 8 December 2018

Ancient Art

Blues of Bablyon: The Ishtar Gate

Babylon, the ancient Mesopotamian city (modern day Iraq) existed from 18th century to 6th century BCE. Since that time its legend has generated many...

Nadine Waldmann 7 December 2018

Expressionism

The Dreaming Youths: A Children’s Book That Parents Would Hide From Their Kids

As many other Oskar Kokoschka's works, also this one met with mixed feelings from the public. In the end, it was meant to be a children's...

Magda Michalska 5 December 2018

Art State of Mind

5 Masterpieces with Multiple Versions

Authenticity and originality are invaluable aspects of any work of art. But across pages of art history, we can find artworks and masterpieces with...

Maria Frazzoni 4 December 2018

Museum Stories

Singapore’s First Minimalism Retrospective

Minimalism: Space. Light. Object. is a new exhibition which showcases Minimalist art from its beginnings in the 1950s up to the 21st century. For the...

Noa Weisberg 3 December 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Georges Seurat, The Lighthouse at Honfleur

Our Painting of the Week is The Lighthouse at Honfleur by Georges Seurat. Since December 2 is Seurat's birthday, let's learn a little more about what...

Alexandra Kiely 2 December 2018

Intimacy with Egon Schiele at Fondation Louis Vuitton

Have you ever been under the impression that a piece of art you're looking at is so powerful that it can subvert the roles of a viewer and a subject?...

Christopher Michaut 29 November 2018

Romanticism

Birthday Edition of Blake’s “Songs of Innocence and of Experience”

William Blake was undoubtedly a genius. And as it usually happens with geniuses and people who are ahead of their times, he was scorned and...

Magda Michalska 28 November 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Gustave Caillebotte, Paris Street; Rainy Day

Paris Street; Rainy Day is probably the best known work of French artist Gustave Caillebotte (1848–1894). We see here a number of individuals...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 November 2018

Disruptive Because Pretty: Art Guide To Aestheticism

Looking for an inspiration on how to furnish your flat, how to dress, what to read and where to go in order to make your life more aesthetic? Look no...

Magda Michalska 24 November 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Caravaggio, The Musicians

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) was a man of many faces. One of the most important baroque painters, he used a realistic painting...

Zuzanna Stańska 18 November 2018

The Majestic Paintings of Eugène Delacroix at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The rooms were dimly lit and majestic, and the paintings of Eugène Delacroix were larger than life. The Metropolitan Museum presented these...

Howard Schwartz 12 November 2018