#naive art

Bizarre

What I Found in the Museum Of Bad Art

MOBA, or the Museum Of Bad Art, is replete with almost anything that could be wished for in terms of the good, the bad, the very bad, the hilarious,...

Sarah Mills 16 April 2021

Contemporary Art

The Electric Works of Igor Moritz: Artist Interview

Igor Moritz (b.1996) is a young, Polish contemporary painter living in London. Primarily self-taught, Moritz creates intimate portraits of his...

Marga Patterson 22 March 2021

The Idyllic Winters in Croatian Naïve Art

Croatian naïve art is a specific style of art which originated in a small rural municipality called Hlebine. It began simply as an appreciation of...

Marija Canjuga 27 January 2021

Artist

How Art Saved His Life: Story of Horace Pippin

It took Horace Pippin forty–three years to complete his first oil painting. Why so long? Because poverty, hard physical work, war, and...

Magda Michalska 5 October 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Henri Rousseau, The Football Players

Welcome to the bizarre world of Henri Rousseau (1844-1910), the quintessential naïve artist, and meet his oneiric, striped football...

Anastasia Manioudaki 26 July 2020

Artist Stories

Let’s Ride a Tiger! Escape into the Exotic with Henri Rousseau

Let's Ride a Tiger! Definitely not! We should never try to ride a tiger, and Rousseau does not suggest it either! It would be horrible (especially...

Sarah Mills 23 June 2020

The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau

Henri Rousseau was a French painter who painted in the Naïve or Primitive manner. He was also known as Le Douanier (the customs officer), which...

Zuzanna Stańska 14 May 2020