#John Northcote Nash

Seasons

Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Snowy Landscape Paintings to Enjoy

Snow. You either love it, or hate it. Are you able to picture a fresh snow fall in your mind? Or is it falling outside your window as you read this [...]

Rachel Witte 21 December 2020

Nature

Trouvelot and his Unique Art of the Cosmos

First published in 1881, Étienne Léopold Trouvelot's portfolio of astronomical illustrations is an exceptional collection of majestic 19th-century [...]

Jon Kelly 20 December 2020

Art Travels

Global Landmarks Viewed from High in the Sky

If you are someone who does not deal well with heights, perhaps proceed through this article with caution. Because even though they are only images [...]

Rachel Witte 19 December 2020

Art State of Mind

Flying Objects in Art: Celestial Bodies

When we think about flying objects we usually imagine birds, planes, kites, balloons, or even UFOs! It's easy to forget that at one point the [...]

Sarah Mills 18 December 2020

Contemporary Art

The Colors of the Earth and Beyond: Artist İnterview with Ulrike Arnold

Ulrike Arnold (b. 1950) is a contemporary German artist working with earth pigments that she gathers by hand. For the last forty years, she has [...]

Marga Patterson 17 December 2020

History

You Don’t Have to Look Up to See the Stars: Astronomical Planispheres

For hundreds of years the sky has been the center of attention for many ancient tribes and cultures. Our history has been a testament to the stars. [...]

Sofia Rodriguez Cuevas 16 December 2020

Nature

The Summer Feels So Far Away! – Ten Beaches in Art

In the Northern Hemisphere, we have now the gloomy dark time of the year, where our only consolation is waiting for Christmas. The summer feels so [...]

Joanna Kaszubowska 8 December 2020

Religious Art

Art Advent Calendar of Nativities

Today December starts and that means it is the countdown until Christmas Day. To celebrate, here is an art advent calendar of nativity scenes, [...]

Isla Phillips 1 December 2020

Nature

Painting Brazil: Vistas of João Batista da Costa

This collection of paintings in idyllic settings is the legacy of artist and illustrator João Batista da Costa. Batista da Costa was active in [...]

Maya Tola 24 November 2020

Animals

Dog Breeds in Famous Paintings

When we see a dog in a painting, we always try to guess which breed it is. Motivated by this curiosity we have selected some works that show [...]

Dévra Taboada 20 November 2020

Nature

Landscape Painters, National Parks, and the American West in Art

The U.S. National Parks are natural and man-made monuments legally set aside for protection and public enjoyment. Yellowstone became the first [...]

Alexandra Kiely 12 November 2020

Contemporary Art

Pollen, Purity and Patience: A journey of creation with Wolfgang Laib

Wolfgang Laib (born 1950) is a contemporary German sculptor. He works with natural materials that emanate life energies: milk, pollen, rice and [...]

Marga Patterson 11 November 2020