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Masterpiece Stories

Paul Gauguin, The Vision after the Sermon

Vision after the Sermon is one of the most important works the artist painted in Brittany. Breton peasants, which Gauguin viewed as exotic, are...

Zuzanna Stańska 16 September 2018

Museum Stories

Wanderlust Exhibition – Travel Desire Encapsulated in Paintings

It is the last chance to see Wanderlust. From Caspar David Friedrich to Auguste Renoir  - an exhibition on travel desire in the Old National Gallery...

Kate Wojtczak 13 September 2018

Art Travels

A Journey to Al-Andalus: Part II, The Cultural Crossroads of Seville

Seville, a Cultural Crossroads Today, Seville's golden age may have passed, but that is not to say it is without its treasures. Now the capital of...

Kacper Grass 10 September 2018

Ancient Greece

The A to Z of Ancient Greek Pottery Terms Pt 1

In Ancient Greece, vases were a commonplace item. There was no explanation needed as to what they were or how they were used. They each served a...

Rachel Witte 8 September 2018

Museum Stories

Emotions Of Rogier Van Der Weyden Restored

Rogier van der Weyden has a very special place in my heart because the first art historical essay that I had ever written at university was on him...

Magda Michalska 6 September 2018

The Colorful Vision Of Bodys Isek Kingelez

The color was overwhelming. I was on the third floor of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, visiting an exhibit called ‘Bodys Isek Kingelez:...

Howard Schwartz 5 September 2018

South American Art

Women By Anita Malfatti, The First Modernist Artist Of Brazil

Women portraits made by other women are always worthy of attention. The representation of a woman by another is not usually idealized or romanticized...

Rute Ferreira 4 September 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Painting Of The Week – John Everett Millais, Ophelia

When down her weedy trophies and herself Fell in the weeping brook. Her clothes spread wide; And, mermaid-like, awhile they bore her up: Which...

Zuzanna Stańska 2 September 2018

Museum Stories

Five Cool Modern And Contemporary Artworks In The Stedelijk Museum Collection

The Stedelijk Museum is a modern and contemporary art and design museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It includes works in many media from the late-19th...

Alexandra Kiely 1 September 2018

Arman And Six Works You Need to Know

In a world where everything seems even more disposable as the days go by, it is interesting to look to what was consumed and thrown away in the 20th...

Helena Pereira 30 August 2018

Medieval Art

Let It Be: The Annunciation In Medieval And Renaissance Christian Art

Religious themes in art have prevailed throughout time. Whether it is Catholicism, Judaism, Islam, or Hinduism - being able to visually interact...

Rachel Witte 28 August 2018

Sculpture

Laocoön: The Work of a Lifetime

The subject The statue "Laocoon and his sons", attributed to Greek sculptors Agesander, Athenodorus and Polydorus, has fascinated Frederick Schiller...

Jean-Marc Rakotolahy 27 August 2018