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David Alfaro Siqueiros

David Alfaro Siqueiros

December 29, 2015

On this day a great Mexican artist David Alfaro Siqueiros was born. He was a mural painter, renown for whose work […]

Rockwell Kent – the Master of Words and Art

Rockwell Kent – the Master of Words and Art

December 20, 2015

Famous in his own time as a painter, writer, arctic adventurer, and political activist, Rockwell Kent (1882–1971) left […]

Art in Short Sotries: The oldest work of art

Art in Short Sotries: The oldest work of art

December 19, 2015

As the site of the Israel Museum (Jerusalem), rare objects recently found at prehistoric sites in Israel may […]

Types of Ancient Greek vessels

Types of Ancient Greek vessels

December 17, 2015

Among the first things that usually come up to our minds, when one is talking about Ancient Greece, […]

Visualizing colour: Wassily Kandinsky

Visualizing colour: Wassily Kandinsky

December 16, 2015

On this day in 1866 was an influential Russian painter and art theorist Wassily Kandinsky was born in […]

A Poem by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

A Poem by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

December 13, 2015

We continue sharing a wonderful pieces of poetry, written by famous artists. Today you can enjoy the lines, […]

The Philosophy of Still life : Frans Snyders

The Philosophy of Still life : Frans Snyders

December 11, 2015

On this day one of the greatest Flemish still life painters Frans Snyders was born. He was an […]

Art Word:  Marquetry

Art Word: Marquetry

December 9, 2015

Marquetry is the art of creating decorative designs and pictures by skillfully utilizing the grain, figure and colors […]

Aristide Maillol: Exploring the Essence of Feminity

Aristide Maillol: Exploring the Essence of Feminity

December 8, 2015

Today we are celebrating a birthday of a French sculptor, painter, and printmaker of fin de siècle – […]

William Bouguereau: The Glorification of Youth

William Bouguereau: The Glorification of Youth

November 30, 2015

On this day in 1825 one of the greatest French masters of the Academic painting, William-Adolphe Bouguereau,  was […]

William Blake’s Birthday

William Blake’s Birthday

November 28, 2015

On this day in 1757 an outstanding English poet, painter, and printmaker William Blake was born. His biography is a sadly […]

Art Word: Batik

Art Word: Batik

November 27, 2015

Batik is a “resist” process for making designs on fabric. The artist uses wax to prevent dye from […]