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Museum Stories

Must-See Exhibitions: 5 Top Cities to Visit in Summer 2021

The summer is here already, and many countries are lifting their Covid restrictions. Apart from vacations, I am sure that all art lovers out there [...]

Irina Diana Calu 24 June 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Francis A. Silva, Kingston Point, Hudson River

Wind gently blows on the water of the lapping shore, and light gently glows on the sailcloth of the floating boat. All is gentleness and harmony. All [...]

James W Singer 8 November 2020

Museum Stories

Visit in Madrid or Online: The Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum

We've found yet another reason to visit Madrid: The Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza! Alright, traveling nowadays is a painful topic as it's best we [...]

Magda Michalska 1 November 2020

Nature

Creepy Art History: Bugs and Critters Hiding in Paintings

Creepy-crawlies: bugs, lizards, and insects. You either love them or hate them. But one place you may have thought they wouldn't appear is in fine [...]

Kristin Urban 31 October 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Winslow Homer, Summer Squall

The crashing waves roar with a deafening thunder, and the foamy spray flies with a quickening speed. Great gusts of wind blow the waters over the [...]

James W Singer 11 October 2020

Nature

The Night — Ten Beautiful Nocturne Paintings

Nocturne paintings may be employed to convey an array of meanings.  The simple depiction of the time of day can often convey an air of drama and [...]

Maya Tola 7 October 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Camille Pissarro, Rainbow at Pontoise

Camille Pissarro has an interesting portfolio of paintings. His works are divided between cosmopolitan views of Paris and countryside views of [...]

James W Singer 27 September 2020

Seasons

The Best Autumn Foods in Still-Life Paintings

I love everything about autumn – the cool, crisp air, the warm sweaters, the sense that the holiday season will soon arrive. But most of all, I [...]

Alexandra Kiely 26 September 2020

Japanese art

Autumn Moon in Japanese Woodblock Prints

Does anyone here live by the water? If you do you will probably confirm that the first autumnal evenings have something transcendental in them, when [...]

Magda Michalska 25 September 2020

Seasons

Arcimboldo’s Allegories of the Seasons

Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s paintings of the four seasons have astonished audiences from the sixteenth century to this day. Even though, allegorical [...]

Anastasia Manioudaki 24 September 2020

Seasons

Allegories of Autumn – A Top Ten of Sensational Symbolic Artworks

What does Autumn mean to you? Traditionally it meant the abundance of the harvest, a celebration of ripeness and maturity. Museums and galleries are [...]

Candy Bedworth 22 September 2020

Seasons

Autumn Atmosphere in the Paintings of Paul Klee

Hello autumn! I really like this season, especially because of its color palette: reddish and yellowish leaves, beige coats, green wellies, orange [...]

Magda Michalska 21 September 2020