The nude is the genre focused on the aesthetic aspect of the naked human body. The term traces its origin to the Latin nudus (“naked, bare”) and is cognate with the French nudité (“nudity”).
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.
A portrait sketch: 10 action stories about Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon's biography is worth being filmed by Quentin Tarantino or Guy Ritchie. What happened to the artist during his usual week, would suffice for a couple of thrillers, five melodramas and one black comedy. So, here we go!
Art treasures of National Museum Cardiff, UK
Cardiff Museum is an amazing place. It has one of the finest art collections in Europe, and the largest collection of Impressionist paintings out of Paris - a real treasure trove. Despite it is capital city of Wales, Cardiff is not very remarkable city. Lots of insolent seagulls, dirty in the city centre, the virtual absence of historic centre and very strange local accent. But the museum…