#giorgione

Renaissance

The Most Pioneering Painters of The Venetian Renaissance

The Venetian School refers to the painters of the Venetian Renaissance. It developed in Venice in the late 15th century and lasted until around 1580. [...]

Charlotte Stace 13 October 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Giorgione, The Tempest

Giorgione and his masterpiece The Tempest form the rare combination of a mysterious artist and a mysterious painting. This small canvas has puzzled [...]

Anastasia Manioudaki 30 May 2021

Medieval Art

The Unbelievable Story of Killer Rabbits in Medieval Manuscripts

If you ever watched Monty Python and the Holy Grail, you probably remember the scene when the vicious killer bunny (which, as we remember, is a [...]

Zuzanna Stańska 26 May 2021

Artist Stories

Everything You Must Know About Giorgione (Even Though You Don’t Know Yet Who He Was)

Giorgione was an Italian painter from Venice whose career was cut off by his death at a little over 30. And that is a problem - everyone knows [...]

Zuzanna Stańska 26 May 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Hasegawa Tōhaku, Pine Trees

Japan is a country of distinctive traditional arts such as tea ceremonies, calligraphy, and bonsai. A rich history of artists fills their museums [...]

James W Singer 23 May 2021

Artist Stories

Arenig School. Wild Bohemians and Welsh Mountains

Welcome to a rollicking adventure with the Arenig School of automatic painting starring Augustus John, James Dickson Innes, and Derwent [...]

Candy Bedworth 18 April 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Heart of the Andes by Frederic Edwin Church

Heart of the Andes is one truly impressive landscape painting. Frederic Edwin Church's crowning achievement depicts scenery he saw during his two [...]

Alexandra Kiely 18 April 2021

History

The Prime Minister’s Art: Landscapes of Winston Churchill

The English statesman Winston Churchill is one of the most respected and admired men in the world. His role as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, [...]

Rute Ferreira 17 April 2021

Museum Stories

Virginia Arcadia: Natural Bridge and Why Artists Loved It

Virginia Arcadia: The Natural Bridge in American Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts explores a natural wonder and its appearance in American [...]

Alexandra Kiely 15 April 2021

Artist Stories

Kyffin Williams and the Welsh Landscape

The Welsh landscapes have inspired artists, poets, and writers for generations. But, for one 20th century artist, they were more than just a subject [...]

Wendy Gray 15 April 2021

Nature

Divine Beauty of Landscapes: California on Canvas

The beautiful state of California is home to some of the most geographically diverse topography. This makes for the most breath-taking [...]

Maya Tola 14 April 2021

Nature

Explore the Unknown World of Klimt’s Landscapes

When you think of Gustav Klimt, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? If you’re like most people, you probably thought of his portraits and [...]

Alexandra Kiely 14 April 2021