Wood and copper: everything you wanted to know about Albrecht Dürer's engravings
How did Albrecht Dürer manage to “convey all the splendour of the visible world in two colors”?
Art fakes that you probably came across on the Internet
It's not a Klimt. Not a Matisse. Not a Bouguereau. Not a da Vinci. Not a Dürer.
The window as a symbol in art
Light or dark, open or closed – the window opening as an architectural element in the paintings of artists serves not only as the background or accent of the composition, but also as a metaphor for hope, change, and step into the unknown. Let's look at the painters' windows and find out what symbols they reveal!
The art troves from the Gurlitt collection go on display at the long-awaited exhibitions in Bern and Bonn
From Albrecht Dürer , Eugène Delacroix , Claude Monet and Auguste Renoir to Otto Dix and Emil Nolde : almost a third of about one and a half thousand works of art, hoarded by reclusive Cornelius Gurlitt, a son of a Nazi art dealer, in his appartments in Munich and Salzburg for many decades, are going on show in the museums of Switzerland and Germany.
Albrecht Durer's quotes about his parents, dances, lameness, celestial and beautiful
Self-portraits of the German Renaissance genius, where he depicted himself as a glamorous handsome man with long red curls dressed in gorgeous clothes, made people suspect the artist to be self-admired and peacocky, selfish and sublime. Though, when we read his diaries and letters we discover completely different Durer: a loving son and a good Christian, melancholic and thoughtful philosopher…