#Mark Rothko

Saltimbanques Harlequin, 1901 and his Companion by Pablo Picasso (1901) Art State of Mind

Feeling Blue? Color Psychology and Its Use in Art

The year was 1901 when Picasso’s dear friend, Carles Casagemas, committed suicide. That same year, Picasso sunk into a deep depression during...

Bruno Guerra 29 November 2021

Art History 101

All You Need to Know About Color Field Painting

Ready for a rollercoaster ride through the world of color field painting? Strap yourself in, it’s going to be a long and wild ride! This...

Candy Bedworth 4 September 2021

Theater & Cinema

ALL Art from the BoJack Horseman Series Explained (Updated!)

We love it when pop culture adopts, uses, and remixes art history, especially when that mixture includes a T.V. show! If you’re a BoJack...

Zuzanna Stańska 4 July 2021

Art Travels

A Texas Must See for Modern Art Fans: Rothko Chapel

The Rothko Chapel is a non-denominational chapel in Houston, Texas, founded by John and Dominique de Menil. It is definitely among the major works of...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 June 2021

Rothko: Eternal Symbols of Life

When you say Rothko, you think of large paintings of colorful rectangular form with frayed edges, horizontal, sometimes vertical as well, floating on...

Irina Diana Calu 30 April 2021

Art History 101

Abstract Expressionism 101: Everything You Need To Know

Abstract Expressionism is an art movement that emerged in the USA in the 1940s and 1950s. Some of its most prominent artists are Jackson Pollock,...

Errika Gerakiti 27 April 2021

Museum Stories

Ten Most Expensive Paintings Ever

Can you think of a world in which there would be discounts on works of art? It's so unreal that I find it hard to imagine. However, I still can keep...

Magda Michalska 25 July 2020

WTF Art History

10 Cocktails Inspired by Art for Artsy Drinking

Most of us have now plenty of time to take some "me time" and enjoy a long bubble bath, read a good book, work out, or perhaps just contemplate the...

Marija Canjuga 12 June 2020

Art State of Mind

10 Art Masterpieces to Calm Your Anxiety

Art can be many different things: a snobbery-builder; a boredom-killer. According to some studies, it may even extend your life. It can also simply...

Zuzanna Stańska 19 March 2020

WTF Art History

Modern Art Inspired Tattoos

Getting a tattoo is a serious business. These days you can get them removed, but that can be more painful than getting one in the first place. So it...

Joanna Kaszubowska 15 February 2020

Artist Stories

People, Subways and Mystery – Early Rothko’s Paintings Will Surprise You

There is no doubt that when we think of Mark Rothko (1903 - 1970), we see his large, abstract canvases, which were representations of human...

Zuzanna Stańska 13 May 2019