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Masterpiece Stories

Claude Monet, Autumn Effects at Argenteuil

Claude Monet painted Autumn Effects at Argenteuil in late 1873, which was the moment when the Impressionist movement started to roar on the Paris art...

Zuzanna Stańska 21 October 2018

Art Travels

Florence’s Secret Spot: Colosso Dell’Appennino

A 30-minute drive from central Florence lies a true Tuscan secret: the sixteenth-century sculpture Colosso Dell'Appennino by Giambologna. [caption...

Noa Weisberg 20 October 2018

Chagall’s Artistic Battle with Malevich and the Forces of Suprematism

Marc Chagall and Kazimir Malevich have much in common. Both were artists. Both were deeply affected by the Russian Revolution. Almost everything is...

Howard Schwartz 19 October 2018

Romanticism

Aesthetics and Romanticism: Scottish Art of the 18th Century

As someone who holds many interests, it is often difficult to decide on just one topic a week to write about. That being said, the topic of my...

Rachel Witte 17 October 2018

Contemporary Art

5 Best Contemporary Art Podcasts

Contemporary art podcasts usually discuss recently opened exhibitions, burning topics in the art world and document what is currently going on in...

Roma Piotrowska 15 October 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Edward Hopper, Soir Bleu

Loneliness in the crowd. We’re at a café somewhere in France. Seven people sat at the tables: a powdered prostitute, a clown with white make-up,...

Zuzanna Stańska 14 October 2018

Dine & Wine

Time For Tea in Paintings

One of the highlights of autumn is that drinking hot drinks is no longer looked down on and ordering a big cup of steaming hot cocoa instead of an...

Magda Michalska 12 October 2018

The Charles White Retrospective — Only the Beginning

Charles White was a prolific artist. The retrospective exhibition in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, which opened on October 7 and will be...

Howard Schwartz 11 October 2018

Wayne Thiebaud’s Sweet Paintings and Sharon Core’s Take on Them

For centuries we have seen artists copying others' work in order to learn how to draw correctly or to find out what style they want to follow. But...

Helena Pereira 10 October 2018

Women Artists

First glances and second chances – how I learned to love Elizabeth Frink

Statues by Elizabeth Frink litter the British landscape. Born in 1930, she was a Dame, a CBE, a Royal Academician and a Companion of Honour. She was...

Candy Bedworth 6 October 2018

Ancient Greece

Some Things to Know about the Ancient Greek Stylistic Periods

There are four general Ancient Greek stylistic periods. Different, note-worthy styles, influences from invading cultures and their lasting effects...

Rachel Witte 3 October 2018

Review

Chihuly Glass at Biltmore Estate – A Spectacular Garden Exhibition

While on vacation this past week, I got to see a real treat – an exhibition of Chihuly glass at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North...

Alexandra Kiely 2 October 2018