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Museum Stories

Grant Wood And His Wry Sense of Humor

By the time you read this, the Grant Wood exhibit in the Whitney Museum in New York City will be over. ‘American Gothic’ will be heading back to...

Howard Schwartz 14 June 2018

South American Art

How To Break Up (And What To Do Next): 5 Love Tips From Brazilian Painter Belmiro de Almeida

Valentine's Day is traditionally celebrated on February 14th, you know for sure. But, in the country where I live, Brazil, the date reserved for...

Rute Ferreira 12 June 2018

Sport

World Cup Opening Game with LS Lowry

The FIFA World Cup begins in Russia on Thursday! Whether you're fans of football, or you get bored watching the telly, it's always fun to get carried...

Magda Michalska 11 June 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Painting Of The Week: Rain, The Expressionist Xylograph By Oswaldo Goeldi

Whether it's a dream or a memory, it does not matter. Our gaze is immediately drawn to a bright red umbrella, which hangs in the black air like a...

Rute Ferreira 10 June 2018

Sculpture

Picasso Sighting in New York City—He’s Mowing his Lawn

I looked across the street and saw Pablo Picasso mowing his lawn. He was ten feet tall. He was inside a fence, which was unusual, and the expression...

Howard Schwartz 7 June 2018

Women Artists

Restoration of “Last Supper” You Had No Idea Existed

Everybody knows Last Supper painted by Leonardo da Vinci hosted in the Milanese church Santa Maria delle Grazie. But does anyone know another...

Magda Michalska 6 June 2018

Museum Stories

Playing the Museum Dice Game – Roll yourself through the museum!

Do you think of a museum as a serious place where visitors look at artworks in silence? Are you hesitant to take your kids to an art museum, afraid...

Sandra Boks 5 June 2018

Making art out of anything – Christoph Niemann’s illustration

A pair of bananas could become a horse and a poppy seeds bun could be stubble being shaven - you never know with Christoph Niemann and his...

Wojtek Rozdzenski 4 June 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Cornelia, Mother of the Gracchi by Angelica Kauffman

Cornelia, Mother of the Gracchi by Angelica Kauffman shows a pretty Roman woman and her three children. But it's much more than that. It has an...

Alexandra Kiely 3 June 2018

South American Art

Fernando Botero’s Guide to Colombian History and Culture

The Most Colombian of Colombian Artists New York City. Barcelona, Bilbao, and Madrid. Paris, France. Goslar and Bamberg, Germany. Vaduz,...

Kacper Grass 30 May 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Albert Bierstadt, Sunlight and Shadow

Sunlight and Shadow is a beautiful painting made by Albert Bierstadt in 1862. It shows a chapel at the Castle of Lowenburg, in Wilhelmshöhe,...

Alexandra Kiely 27 May 2018

Ancient Greece

Calumny of Apelles – Botticelli’s Final Painting

Botticelli's final painting with a mythological subject is based on a lost painting by an ancient Greek painter Apelles. He ventured to paint a work...

Magda Michalska 24 May 2018