The Basquiat movie: an atmospheric fairy tale with great actors
Making biopics about those who lived recently is a rather risky task.
Loyalty, status, and worldview: The dog as an artistic symbol
Why dogs have been a very important and noticeable part of our visual history for so long a time.
Andy Warhol's quotations on popularity, sex, and art
Andy Warhol became famous not only because of his controversial art and outrageous antics, but also because of his loud and ambiguous statements. Who hasn't heard his phrase about 15 minutes of fame? As he considered making art the same work as any other, he did not say much about his own oeuvre. But the artist loved to talk about his own undoubtfully outstanding person.
Artists – in the studio! Famous creators in interiors, or Whose creative chaos is closer to you?
Viewers are always keen to look behind the scenes to see the magic of creating a masterpiece. Some see the romantic appeal in strict order, others – in creative chaos, yet others – in comfort and serenity. Arthive collected images of workshops and studios of 44 famous artists. Choose the interior that speaks to you and write about it in the comments. Tell us what your creative atmosphere is and…
Not just football and beer. A cultural guide for visitors to Moscow
To miss the chance of visiting the unique exhibitions of the capital hosting the World Cup 2018, is like to score an own goal. Football will not forgive this to you! The mystical Vermeer, demonic Vrubel, uncompromising Malevich, philosophical Roerich, succulent Konchalovsky, appetizing Deineka, romantic Zverev, admirable Picasso - they all make up just a part of the artistic team that is…
A strange thing: the shocking quirks of the great artists
The genius' vivid imagination stimulates the progress but pushes the person to utterly extravagant deeds. How Matisse overcame his phobia, why Caravaggio was forced to threaten the sitters, and who was firing at flies? Answers to these questions are in the stories below, where the artists appear as huge originals.