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…
Georgia O’Keeffe found a new way to look at nature.
Georgia O’Keeffe wasn’t particularly interested in visiting Hawaii, but when she was offered an all-expenses paid trip there in 1939, she couldn’t turn it down. Though the artist only spent nine weeks visiting the island paradise, tasked with making two ads for Dole pineapples, she completed no fewer than 20 paintings, an oft-forgotten body of work that takes center stage at the New York…
Flower as symbol in art
Exquisite still-lifes and marvelous plants on canvases: flowers do not only beautify the appearance, but also open secret meanings, and convey messages to the attentive researcher. Leafing through captivating Herbarium, we're examining enigmatic garden of flower symbols.
The art of handwriting: what it can tell about an artist
What does the handwriting tell about your favorite artist? No doubt, the artistic scrawls of figures like those of Pablo Picasso , Vincent van Gogh , and Frida Kahl o are particularly ripe for amusing analysis. The bold flairs of calligraphic script shout for attention, while elegant flourishes of cursive sashay across the page. Free-spirited scribbled letters trip over each other, and…
Georgia O'Keeffe is introduced as a designer of clothes and a cook
One of the most expensive contemporary artists, Georgia O'Keefe was elegant and inventive in everything from interior design to dresses, posing to photographers and cooking. It is proved by a spectacular exhibition in the Brooklyn Museum and an unusual cookbook of Georgia's recipes , a bewitching project by an Australian writer and photographer Robyn Lea (below we cite one of the recipes).
Mystical Landscapes by Monet, van Gogh and Munch united Paris and Toronto
The exhibition to be opened at the Musée d'Orsay in March 2017 explores the mystical experiences of 36 artists from 15 countries. Among them are Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh, Piet Mondrian, Claude Monet, Edvard Munch, Georgia O'Keeffe and James McNeill Whistler. The exhibition has just been closed in Toronto, so the main "highlights" are already known. However, the Paris show will additionally…