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Painting of the Week
Painting of the Week: Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Ruins of the Château de PierrefondsAugust 1, 2021
Soon after Château de Pierrefonds was displayed, Emperor Napoleon III restored the actual Château de Pierrefonds in the 1850s under the direction of architect Viollet-le-Duc. Perhaps the emperor was inspired to restore this great castle after viewing Jean-Baptiste-Camille...
What Was It Like in the Roaring Twenties in Art and Fashion?July 31, 2021
The Roaring Twenties was a period during which many things changed – both socially and politically. The dramatic economic growth of the decade led many Americans to adopt a totally different, more affluent lifestyle unknown to most people...
Have You Ever Heard About Scottish Impressionists? Here’s the Glasgow BoysJuly 30, 2021
The Glasgow Boys were a group of Scottish Impressionists who placed the city of Glasgow on the artistic scene in the last third of the 19th century. Their avant-gardist style rejuvenated the Scottish pictorial panorama and brought Impressionism...
Vivienne Westwood: Punk Goes to the RunwayJuly 30, 2021
Vivienne Westwood is a prolific fashion designer. She gained fame by making punk designs before it was cool and by bringing them to the runway. Back in the day, she was associated with Sex Pistols and created garments...
French Elegance – How Did Women Dress in the 18th Century?July 29, 2021
While we can no longer personally experience the splendor of 18th-century fashion, thankfully many painters of the time left us the answer to the question: “How did women dress in the 18th century?” Their artistic depictions allow us...
Latin American Art
Modernism in Brazil: One Week That Has Changed It AllJuly 29, 2021
In 1922, the Semana de Arte Moderna (Modern Art Week) was held in Brazil. Marking the official beginning of Modernism in Brazil, the event lasted an entire week. From February 11th to 18th, modern tendencies of visual arts...
Dress like a Byzantine Empress – Byzantine Art in Fashion CollectionsJuly 28, 2021
Have you ever wondered how Byzantine art stepped onto the catwalk? It all started with Empress Theodora and a Byzantine-inspired piece of jewelry from the 1930s – the Ravenna cuff owned by Coco Chanel. The great mosaics of...
A Lesson in Illustration – The Whimsical Characters of Beatrix PotterJuly 28, 2021
Beatrix Potter, best known for the charming tale of Peter Rabbit, inspired the minds of budding young novelists and illustrators alike. Her most distinguishable artistic traits are well known to be the whimsical anthropomorphism that her stories surround. Stories involving...
Bodies And Erotic Art
All You Must Know About Japanese Erotic Art, Shunga (18+)October 2, 2020
Ukiyo-e pictures, pictures of the “floating world” are famous among everyone interested in art history. Everyone knows Hokusai’s...
Bodies And Erotic Art
Greek Mythological Creatures that Combine Female Beauty and Beastly UglinessSeptember 12, 2020
Gods, goddesses, demigods, horrible monsters, and beasts of hybrid forms roam the world of Ancient Greek...
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