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8 Leonardo Da Vinci Myths Explained

By |2018-06-26T12:04:03+03:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

Leonardo da Vinci was born on 15 April 1452 (Old Style), and we’re still fascinated with his life and work. It’s no real mystery why – he was an extraordinary person, a genius, and a celebrity in his own lifetime. He left behind some remarkable artifacts [...]

MC Escher – The One-man Art Movement

By |2018-04-28T11:43:52+03:00April 28th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , |

It’s an artwork that has been reproduced countless times in popular culture. But behind the familiar picture is a mysterious figure. Alastair Sooke goes in search of MC Escher. It must be one of the most familiar images in modern art: a space-distorting interior that [...]

The Evolution of Abstract Art

By |2018-04-09T01:54:31+03:00April 7th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Originating in Europe in the late 19th century, Abstract artfully emerged in the early 20th century when a decline in the appreciation of Realism became more common among Avant-garde artists of the period. Likewise, the Abstract art movement which followed called for works which allowed [...]

Surrealism Movement History

By |2018-06-13T22:25:57+03:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Surrealism, as we know it today, is closely related to some forms of abstract art. In fact, they shared similar origins, but they diverged on their interpretation of what those origins meant to the aesthetic of art. At the end of the First War World, [...]

Pablo Picasso: Life and Inspirations

By |2018-01-23T21:00:02+03:00January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , |

The artistic genius of Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) has impacted the development of modern and contemporary art with unparalleled magnitude. His prolific output includes over 20,000 paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, theater sets and costumes that convey myriad intellectual, political, social, and amorous messages. His creative [...]

The Mysterious Artist Hieronymus Bosch

By |2017-09-17T00:53:15+03:00September 8th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , |

Hieronymus Bosch was a European painter of the late Middle Ages. His two most famous works are "The Garden of Earthly Delights" and "The Temptation of St. Anthony." Born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Brabant (now in the Netherlands), around 1450, Hieronymus Bosch was a northern European painter [...]