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The Secret inside

The Secret inside

October 14, 2015

We couldn’t but have to share a little discovery made while browsing the collection of the British Museum! […]

Delight for eye: The art of Hiroshige

Delight for eye: The art of Hiroshige

October 12, 2015

On this day in 1858 died Utagawa Hiroshige, also known as Andō Hiroshige – a prominent Japanese master of the ukiyo-e […]

Art in Short Stories: Inspirational Background of Dali’s painting

Art in Short Stories: Inspirational Background of Dali’s painting

October 7, 2015

When looking at a canvas, it’s always curious how its idea was born. Art historians formulate often the way […]

Art In Words: Poetry of Michelangelo

Art In Words: Poetry of Michelangelo

October 6, 2015

We all know Michelangelo Buonarroti as one of the greatest masters of sculpture in history. But fine art […]

Art In Short Stories: Apelles and Alexander the Great

Art In Short Stories: Apelles and Alexander the Great

October 5, 2015

Unfortunately too little samples of Ancient Greek painting have survived till our days. And one of the most […]

Piranesi’s Worlds

Piranesi’s Worlds

October 4, 2015

On this day in 1720 Giovanni Battista Piranesi, an outstanding artist of the Italian Neoclassicim, was born in Mogliano […]

Caravaggio’s Mystery

Caravaggio’s Mystery

September 29, 2015

On this Day in 1571 Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was born in Milano. It was a true genius […]

Baudelaire as Art Critic: An artist and the Crowd

Baudelaire as Art Critic: An artist and the Crowd

September 28, 2015

We all know Charles  Baudelaire as a great French poet, yet his essays on art (especially then-contemporary art of […]

See the Sound: Musicians’ graphic scores

See the Sound: Musicians’ graphic scores

September 26, 2015

When a musician writes a score that must be mechanically carried through, compelling the interpreter to follow it […]

Inside the Artist’s mind: A day with Van Gogh

Inside the Artist’s mind: A day with Van Gogh

September 22, 2015

One of the most exiting experiences is touching up the history of this or that painting. That’s why […]

Art and Religion: Savonarola and Botticelli

Art and Religion: Savonarola and Botticelli

September 21, 2015

On this day a person, who played a huge role in history of Italian Renaissance  in Florence was […]

Today died Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Today died Pieter Bruegel the Elder

September 10, 2015

On this day‬ in 1569 died one of the greatest Dutch Renaissance painters and printmakers Pieter Bruegel the […]