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Vilhelm Hammershøi, Interior with Young Woman Seen from the Back, c. 1903–04, Randers Museum of Art.

The Quiet Life Of Vilhelm Hammershøi Interiors

Published on October 20th, 2016 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Vilhelm Hammershøi was a Danish painter, born in 1864. He is known for his poetic, subdued portraits and interiors, always muted in tone. His works are characterized by limited palette consisting of greys, as well as desaturated... Read More


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A Short Cheat Sheet For Die Brücke

Published on October 19th, 2016 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Die Brücke was a group of expressionist artists founded in 1905 in Dresden which were active until 1913. The art of Die Brücke confronted feelings of alienation from the modern world by reaching back to pre-academic... Read More


Artists' Stories

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Diego Rivera’s Life In Portraits

Published on October 18th, 2016 | by Magda Michalska

Diego Rivera is mostly famous for his controversial mural for the Rockefeller family and for being the husband of Frida Kahlo. Yet in his times, he was the more famous one in their marriage, and definitely... Read More


Symbols

Adriaen van Utrecht - Vanitas, composition with flowers and skull, 1642, private collection

A Small Guide To Still Life Symbols (Part 2)

Published on October 14th, 2016 | by Zuzanna Stanska

This is the second part of our article about the symbols in 16th and 17th century still lifes from the Netherlands. Read the first part here. So, we are back with our small guide to still... Read More


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