Don Quixote with best paintings and illustrations, from Doré and Daumier to Dali and Picasso
Let's travel together with the characters of the novel and the most famous and interesting artists.
10 reasons to encourage your child to draw plus 10 early masterpieces of the great artists
Every parent wants their child to become an all-around, educated and successful person. But all these qualities can be developed and instilled with the help of drawing! All in all, there are a lot of pros. They include psychological nuances and striking examples of great achievements of numerous masters, from Michelangelo to Dalí. So, where does it all start?
From time to time, one cannot help but feel perplexed at the sight of four laconic letters ‘Anon’ that should denote the authorship of a certain painting of old. A little more satisfying is the inscription ‘Master of’ — followed by some German or Flemish town or an altar of some saint. Opening a list of artists from the 13th–15th centuries, one would find the letter ‘M’ in abundance — not…
Small Masterpieces: famous artist paint their children
In our modern times, we try to record every precious moment of our lives on our gadgets, especially when it comes to our children and the important steps in their development. In the past, however, without the sophisticated devices, the artists preserved those moments by portraying their kids. In that manner, not only did they keep the sweet memory of infancy and the growing stages of their…
2017 must-see art exhibitions: Europe, part II
First part of our review announced exhibitions at the Louvre, Musée d’Orsay, Musée de l’Orangerie, the Tate galleries, and the Dulwich Picture Gallery. Now it's turn to switch to the Albertina in Vienna, Museo del Prado and Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and Museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam. Soon you can see there Egon Schiele retrospective, drawings and…