#Théodore Géricault

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Enslaved Black Models in European Art: Anonymous Objects

Portraits of black people are rare in European art history. Let’s be clear: they were there, in society, but they rarely made it into art, except...

Candy Bedworth 2 December 2021

Bizarre

Skulls, Demons, Devils… 13 Creepy Paintings Ideal For Halloween

Since Halloween is today, we couldn’t help but dedicate this article to the most famous creepy paintings. Forget watching horrors on Netflix —...

Zuzanna Stańska 31 October 2021

Bizarre

10 Most Scary Paintings

Paintings can represent both real and unreal themes and scary paintings are a mixture of both. Among all the emotions that make up the human psyche,...

Gabriela Hurtado 30 January 2021

Erotica

One with Nature: Nude Paintings in Natural Settings

Depictions of the nude figurative form is a time-honored artistic tradition dating back to antiquity. Depending on the period in question, the...

Maya Tola 4 January 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week – Kehinde Wiley, Officer of the Hussars

February is Black History Month in the United States (in the UK it is in October) so let’s celebrate with the Officer of the Hussars by Kehinde...

Joanna Kaszubowska 16 February 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Théodore Géricault, The Raft of the Medusa

Théodore Géricault completed The Raft of the Medusa when he was 27, and the work has become an icon of French Romanticism. It is a direct precursor...

Clinton Pittman 3 March 2019