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20th century

PH-129, Clyfford Still, 1949 Clyfford Still Museum © City and County of Denver

Why You May Not Have Heard of Clyfford Still

Published on July 3rd, 2017 | by Rachel Istvan

Abstract Expressionism is an American movement that included artists such as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, and Willem de Kooning. While you probably have heard of these artists, have you heard of Clyfford Still? He is acknowledged... Read More

Painting of the Week


Gustav Klimt, Adele Bloch-Bauer I

Published on July 2nd, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

This portrait also known as Lady in Gold is one of two formal portraits that Gustav Klimt made of Adele Bloch-Bauer, an important patron of the artist. Adele was the wife of a wealthy industrialist in... Read More

Paintings' Stories

Durer magic square

The Mystery Of Durer’s Magic Square

Published on July 1st, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Albrecht Dürer’s in his famous engraving Melencolia I showed many weird things. Among them is a magic square, a best-known and most enigmatic, with magic constant 34. The engraving shows a disorganized jumble of scientific equipment... Read More

20th century


Is Grace Jones’s Image Art?

Published on June 29th, 2017 | by Magda Michalska

Hey, music fans, yet another post for you! I’m sure you’ve heard Libertango and know its author, Grace Jones, who was a music legend of the 70s and 80s (her animated music videos featuring fantastic collages sweep... Read More

20th century

Edward Hopper drawing

Edward Hopper’s Drawings That Will Blow Your Mind

Published on June 27th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Edward Hopper for more than a half-century observed the fleeting moments of life. His paintings became legendary – their simple realism hold secrets, layers of meaning, hinted-at narratives floating beneath the surface. They make us want... Read More

21st century

Bill Viola

Bill Viola: Video Art And Renaissance Classics

Published on June 24th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Bill Viola is known as an inventor of video art and is internationally recognized as one of today’s leading artists. He has been instrumental in the establishment of video as a vital form of contemporary art, and... Read More

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