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20th century

Joan Miro

9 Things You Must Know About Joan Miro

Published on April 20th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Joan Miro was a Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona. His work has been interpreted as Surrealism but it’s difficult to put his works in any box. It’s a great time to remind you... Read More

20th century


Pablo Picasso’s Bulls: On The Road To Simplicity

Published on April 19th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Pablo Picasso’s bulls are something that once seen, cannot be forgotten. The Bull is a series of 11 lithographs created around Christmas in 1945, that famously depict the beast in various stages of abstraction. All pulled from a... Read More


Woodbury Waves

Ogunquit Artist Colony: The Painter’s Paradise

Published on April 18th, 2017 | by Anthony de Feo

The Abenaki people native to southern Maine knew of their homeland’s allure long before their European successors. The word “ogunquit” – which became the name of a small shipbuilding community on the state’s southern border –... Read More



What An Egg! Easter Egg Art Edition

Published on April 16th, 2017 | by Magda Michalska

Egg – the symbol of life, the victory over death, new beginnings and recoveries. And one of those gracious subjects in art which seems to be an endless inspiration for the artists. If you don’t know what do... Read More



Crucifixions, Bones and Gruesome Bodies

Published on April 15th, 2017 | by Magda Michalska

Easter is coming! But before the happy celebration and dancing with bunnies in the garden, Christians go through a Triduum, a three day period including Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday which remind of Jesus’... Read More

Art Nouveau


Loïe Fuller, darling of Art Nouveau

Published on April 14th, 2017 | by Europeana

This month we’re partnering with Europeana again to celebrate their fantastic new Art Nouveau season (21 February – 29 May). The season explores the depth and diversity of the influential art movement and features beautiful Art... Read More

Just Weird

4 SCrimshaw

Scrimshaw: True American Art

Published on April 13th, 2017 | by Anthony de Feo

Despite the enormity of whales, those pursuing them could go weeks, even months at a time without seeing a single one. With all that time between hunts, sailors needed something to occupy their hands. From boredom... Read More

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