Flirting, tequila and flowers. Friendship between Frida Kahlo and Georgia O’Keeffe
The new study looks at the relationship of two female artists with a 20-year age difference
Impressionism and Spain, or What happened in Spanish art between Goya and Picasso
Abstain from using Google search — how many 19th century Spanish artists can you remember? And what about the Spanish impressionists?
The flower kingdom of Kateryna Bilokur: 10 facts about the artist
It is difficult to find a similar case in art history when the desire to become an artist met as many difficulties as Kateryna Bilokur had to overcome. The dream of a girl from a simple peasant family came true in spite of, not thanks to her fate. Almost all her life she had to fight for the right to paint, and, despite this, her paintings radiated admiration for the gifts of nature. Wildflowers…
12 paintings by Ingres you need to know
A selection for the 240th anniversary of the birth of “the last stronghold of the classical school”.
Encyclopedia of Painting
Marine art or seascape is a kind of landscape that depicts the sea. Specific paintings or engravings of a sea theme are also called marines. The word marine (it. marina) comes from the Latin marinus — “of sea”.
The great Tiepolo and the shameless Flora: why did they hide the beauty?
In 2008, Tiepolo's name was the talk of the art world: a picture of the great master was found in the attic of a French estate! Shy grandparents of the current owners prudently hid the luxurious topless lady depicted on the canvas. Thus they perfectly preserved the picture! It is believed that it was ordered by the Russian Empress Elizabeth to decorate the Winter Palace, as there are similar images of the series there. The canvas was called "Portrait of a Lady as Flora" and soon sold at Christie's auction for 4,227,780 dollars, almost three times "overlapping" the considerable estimate.