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Animals

Famous Lobsters in Art

Lobsters, large marine crustaceans, have been eaten by humans since prehistoric times. They became a delicacy by the Roman period. They were also [...]

Zuzanna Stańska 7 April 2021

Bizarre

A Hero and Mythical Creatures: Famous Spiders in Art

Spiders disturb the majority of the people. Even though they are much smaller, and thus much less powerful than us, we cannot help but fear their [...]

Belkıs Pesen 6 April 2021

Animals

Why Was Matisse Obsessed With Goldfish?

Goldfish here, goldfish there, in a bowl, in a tank, on a table, by the window, goldfish everywhere. Having been looking at Henri Matisse's work [...]

Magda Michalska 6 April 2021

Animals

Franz Marc: The Painter Who Loved Horses

The German Expressionist movement had many faces. One of the most interesting of them was that of the painter Franz Marc. Marc looked to the [...]

Zuzanna Stańska 5 April 2021

Dine & Wine

Picnic Time! Best Picnic Inspirations From Art

The days are getting warmer and longer and all I can think about are picnics and barbecues; when the sun is shining, the grass is green and birds are [...]

Magda Michalska 20 March 2021

Seasons

Birdies, Flowers and Virgins: the Real Meanings of Spring in Art

Spring is my favorite season and it seems to have been a favorite season of many artists throughout art history. Is it for its blossoming flowers, [...]

Magda Michalska 19 March 2021

Nature

The Great Vision of Nature: Constable and McTaggart

During his lifetime, captivated by the beauty of nature, John Constable's landscapes received mixed reviews. He thought he was never going to have [...]

Gokce Dyson 16 March 2021

Seasons

Around the World in Spring Through Paintings

Spring has inspired artists from all over the world for generations. The melting away of the cold winter and burgeoning of new life in every [...]

Maya Tola 15 March 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Jan Asselijn, Threatened Swan

Swans are normally characterized as graceful birds. They are magnificent and majestic. However, Jan Asselijn displays another side of these elegant [...]

James W Singer 28 February 2021

Nature

10 Most Beautiful Artistic Flower Arrangements for Spring

Winter passed so quickly this year. The situation is still weird, to say the least, in several countries around the world. However, Spring has always [...]

Errika Gerakiti 21 February 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Rembrandt van Rijn, Flora

Rembrandt painted his wife Saskia van Uylenburgh as Flora, goddess of spring and flowers, three times during their relatively short but meaningful [...]

Zuzanna Stańska 21 February 2021

Nature

The Stunning Botanical Art of Barbara Regina Dietzsch

Bavarian-born Barbara Regina Dietzsch (1706–1783) was one of the finest botanical artists and engravers of her time. Her work was unparalleled for [...]

Sarah Mills 19 February 2021