Articles

Birthday of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Birthday of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

November 24, 2015

This day in 1864 one of the greatest Post-Impressionists and a father of the advertising placard, Henri de […]

Picasso’s Poetry

Picasso’s Poetry

November 22, 2015

What makes Pablo Picasso a representative 20th-century artist? Most of it has to do with his particular achievements, […]

Art robbery  in Museo di Castelvecchio

Art robbery in Museo di Castelvecchio

November 21, 2015

Yesterday (Nov 20th) three masked robbers stole about 17 artworks, 11 of which were masterpieces, from a museum […]

The Philosophy of Enigma: Art of Giorgio de Chirico

The Philosophy of Enigma: Art of Giorgio de Chirico

November 20, 2015

On this day an outstanding Italian master of the Metaphysical art Giorgio de Chirico died in 1978. You can […]

Art Word: ex-libris

Art Word: ex-libris

November 18, 2015

Ex-libris ( “from the books of…” in Latin) or bookplate is a small decorative print or label pasted into […]

A wonderful Art Parody by Jean Ache

A wonderful Art Parody by Jean Ache

November 16, 2015

Actors, musicians and singers mock their famous colleagues and predecessors quite often, however artistic parodies are much more rare. […]

The art of Georgia O’Keeffe

The art of Georgia O’Keeffe

November 15, 2015

Georgia Totto O’Keeffe (1887-1986), an American artist, representative of the Magic Realism, was born on this day in Wisconsin. […]

The Haunting Landscapes of  John Atkinson Grimshaw

The Haunting Landscapes of John Atkinson Grimshaw

November 13, 2015

It’s Friday the 13th – a Black Friday! Such a somber date requires some obscure art. And we […]

A Power of Chance: Vlaminck and Derain

A Power of Chance: Vlaminck and Derain

November 11, 2015

On this day in 1958 a French painter Maurice de Vlaminck died Rueil-la-Gadelière. Vlaminck is believed to be […]

Art Mafia: The Cabal

Art Mafia: The Cabal

November 9, 2015

During the Baroque epoch the Kingdom of Naples were a part of the Spanish Empire. It was famous […]

Past and Present together: how Classic images inspire Street art

Past and Present together: how Classic images inspire Street art

November 8, 2015

Contemporary art isn’t always about the rejection of traditional values. Very often the artists refer to classical masterpieces […]

Art Word: Anamorphosis

Art Word: Anamorphosis

November 5, 2015

Anamorphosis is a distorted projection or perspective that requires a viewer to use a special devices to see […]