Tag Archive: Art History

Picasso Part 3: Nude, Green Leaves And Bust

The final instalment of the Picasso series focuses on ‘Nude, Green Leaves And Bust.’ Picasso painted this piece in one day in March 1932 and it sold for a record £70 million in… Continue reading

Picasso Part Two: The Three Dancers

The second instalment of the Picasso series focuses on the mind bending piece ‘The Three Dancers.’ Painted in 1925, this artwork is on display at the Tate Modern gallery and was featured in… Continue reading

Picasso Part One: Les Demoiselles D’Avignon

For my next art series, I am going to focus on one of my favourite artists, Pablo Picasso. Over three blog posts, I will be looking at a different Picasso painting and explore… Continue reading

The Kiss In Art History Part 3: Roy Lichtenstein

The final part of ‘The Kiss In Art History’ series focuses on ‘Kiss V’ by Roy Lichtenstein painted in 1964. Lichtenstein’s comic book style art shocked the world when it first emerged in… Continue reading

The Kiss In Art History Part 2: Auguste Rodin

Part Two of my mini series ‘The Kiss In Art History’ focuses on Auguste Rodin’s sculpture ‘The Kiss.’ If you missed Part One: Gustav Klimt, it can be viewed in the Art category of… Continue reading

The Botticelli Secret

Conspiracy, murder, myth and art are woven together in ‘The Botticelli Secret’ to unravel a five hundred year old art mystery. ‘The Botticelli Secret’ penned by Marina Fiorato is an historical mystery novel that… Continue reading

This Kiss in Art History Part One: Gustav Klimt

The Kiss in Art History Series Part One: The Kiss by Gustav Klimt With Valentine’s Day arriving tomorrow, love is everywhere I turn at the moment. With that in mind, it feels like… Continue reading

What Is Pop Art?

Pop is probably one of the most well-known art movements in history; so well-known and widespread in fact that it permeates the arts to this day. The key players were Andy Warhol, Roy… Continue reading

The Jan Van Eyck Mystery

Nestled in the Sainsbury Wing of London’s National Gallery is one of the most famous Renaissance paintings: Jan van Eyck’s the ‘Arnolfini Portrait’. It is an undisputed masterpiece of Northern Renaissance art. It… Continue reading

What Is Modern Art?

When looking at a Renaissance and a modern day artwork; the differences in style, technique and subject matter could not be more diverse. Indiscernible subject matter and unconventional creation modes are more commonplace… Continue reading