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Venice In The Eyes Of Claude Monet

Published on March 20th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Claude Monet fell in love with Venice the first time he saw it. He was 68 years old and he went for a trip with his wife, Alice Hoschedé. Venice’s light and colors seduced the painter,... Read More


Edgar Degas, The Millinery Shop, 1879/86, Art Institute of Chicago

Edgar Degas And The Paris Milliners

Published on March 18th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

When we think of Edgar Degas, we see his depictions of ballet dancers, nude bathers and racetracks. But Degas had another favorite subject – the milliners. Degas was enthralled by high-fashion hats and the women who created... Read More


The Card Players 1892–95 Oil on canvas, 60 x 73 cm Courtauld Institute of Art, London

Paul Cezanne And Card Players

Published on March 17th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

The Card Players subject were painted by Paul Cezanne five times. Why it’s so important? The series is considered by critics to be a cornerstone of Cézanne’s art during the early-to-mid 1890s period, as well as... Read More

Art Nouveau

The Seasons

Alphonse Mucha, Art Nouveau master

Published on March 16th, 2017 | by Europeana

Alphonse Mucha is perhaps the artist most publicly associated with Art Nouveau. Today we explore the life and work of the Czech master. This month we’re partnering with Europeana again to celebrate their fantastic new Art... Read More

20th century

Die Ruinen von Guernica

How Artists Portray Tragedy: Guernica

Published on March 15th, 2017 | by Wendy Gray

…a Government official, tears streaming down his face, burst into the dismal dining-room crying: ‘Guernica is destroyed. The Germans bombed and bombed and bombed.’ The time was about 9.30 p.m. Captain Roberts banged a huge fist... Read More



Decadent Masterpieces Reconstructed In Photographs

Published on March 14th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Two artists – Tania Brassesco and Lazlo Passi Norberto began their artistic collaboration in 2009 with the project “The Essence of Decadence”. The photographs they created staged the classic decadent masterpieces, created in world of the... Read More

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