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Artist Stories

Almada Negreiros: The Man Who Loved All the Arts

Have you heard about the writer Almada Negreiros? He is the author of beautiful verses, like the Canção da Saudade, in which he says "if I were...

Rute Ferreira 8 April 2018

Museum Stories

How I Fell in Love with the Barnes

The Barnes Foundation is quietly situated in the heart of Philadelphia, close to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, adjacent to the Free Library, part of...

Howard Schwartz 6 April 2018

The Poster Manifest: Making Publicity Beautiful Again!

Publicity is all about hijacking your thoughts and stealing attention, yet some posters prove that it can be done in a beautiful and mindful...

Artur Deus Dionisio 3 April 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Dietric Bouts, The Resurrection

Dieric Bouts was a Northern Renaissance artist, greatly influenced by Jan van Eyck and by Rogier van der Weyden, under whom he may have studied. He...

Zuzanna Stańska 1 April 2018

Artist Stories

Meet Kun Can – Chinese Artist, One Of The “Four Great Monk Painters”

A Chinese painter and Buddhist monk who lived 1612-1674, Kun Can was known as one of the ‘Four Great Monk Painters’ of the early Qing Dynasty. As...

Barry Russell 29 March 2018

Why is Klimt Famous?

Gustav Klimt, born in Austria in 1862, is celebrated as one of the most valued artists in the history of art. But, why is Klimt famous? Why exactly...

Bolor Jargalsaikhan 28 March 2018

Masterpiece Stories

The Wounded Angel By Hugo Simberg

Two boys carry a stretcher, bearing an angel dressed in white. The angel is clearly ill - her eyes are bandaged, the wing is bloodied and she can...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 March 2018

Women Artists

Elizabeth Nourse: “Unquestionably The Premier Woman Artiste of America”

Elizabeth Nourse was an exceptional woman and artist. Born in Cincinnati, have spent her career as an expatriate in Paris, earning accolades at the...

Zuzanna Stańska 24 March 2018

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How To Do 21st Century Grand Tour according to Mr. Bacchus

My 21st Century Grand Tour PART I Have you ever been called a « tourist»? Have you ever considered yourself one? Maybe for the time on a summer...

Christopher Michaut 21 March 2018

Renaissance

15 Facts About Sistine Chapel You Need To Know

The Sistine Chapel is one of the most famous art places in the world - all because of being the place where a new pope is selected and because of the...

Zuzanna Stańska 6 March 2018

Masterpiece Stories

The Story Behind The Tribuna Of The Uffizi By Johan Zoffany

Johan Zoffany (1733-1810)  was a German-born neoclassical painter. In autumn 1760 he moved to England and started to work for a clockmaker, Stephen...

Klaudia Zelazowska 18 February 2018

Artist Stories

The Flying Lovers, Bella and Marc Chagall

Valentines or not, a love story is always a good read, especially if it's such a magic and touching story as the one between Bella and Marc Chagall.

Magda Michalska 17 February 2018