#Jean Antoine Watteau

Jean Antoine Watteau, Feast of Love, ca 1718-19, oil on canvas, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden, Germany. Detail. Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Feast of Love by Jean Antoine Watteau

Feast of Love is a beautiful painting by Jean Antoine Watteau that explores the themes of love and impermanence. It holds a polished mixture of urban...

James W Singer 11 April 2022

Painting

Commedia dell’Arte Characters in Art

Commedia dell’arte is a form of theater popular from the 16th to the 18th century. The name means comedy of art indicating that the performers...

Anastasia Manioudaki 24 January 2022

Fashion

Vivienne Westwood: Punk Goes to the Runway

Vivienne Westwood is a prolific fashion designer. She gained fame by making punk designs before it was cool and by bringing them to the runway. Back...

Errika Gerakiti 11 December 2021

Rococo

The Mysterious Master of Rococo: Antoine Watteau

Who was Watteau, one of the most well-known Rococo painters? There are very few documented facts about his life, which make his life and thus his...

Magda Michalska 2 February 2021