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woman holding oranges

Käthe Kollwitz is a German artist who works in painting, printmaking and sculpture. Her most famous art cycles depict the effects of poverty, hunger and war on the working class. Despite the realism of her early work, her art is now more closely associated with expressionism. Kollwitz was the first woman to be elected not …

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Andrea Odoni

This is one of the most creative and vibrant portraits of the Renaissance. The Venetian collector Andrea Odoni (1488-1545) held a statue of Diana of Ephesus, a symbol of nature, in one hand, and touched a cross hanging on his chest in the other. , suggesting that Christianity was more important than nature and other …

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soft waves

We all know that Japanese master Katsushika Hokusai’s “The Great Wave of Kanagawa” is one of the most popular works of all time. But what is not known is that he also created another work with waves, “Soft Waves”. So, we present it today! The piece depicts a towering, curly wave. Katsushika Hokusai is clearly …

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death and survival

Edvard Munch was a complete Symbolist painter. In this painting he depicts a skeleton and a shapely naked woman hugging passionately. The painting depicts the intimate relationship between love and death, Eros and Thanatos. In the 1890s, Munch was very concerned with such themes, believing that life and death were inextricably linked, which can be …

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A story of a girl and a peacock

Petro Kholodny’s famous work “The Story of a Girl and a Peacock” organically combines the subject’s mystical symbol of the peacock (the embodiment of the dream of eternal beauty) with the poetic and national painting traditions of Ukrainian folklore. The decoration of the painting is straight, with an emphasis on fine line painting, and the …

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mexico valley

José María Tranquilino Francisco de Jesús Velasco Gómez Obregón, commonly known as José María Velasco, was a 19th-century Mexican polymath and a well-known painter who, through his paintings Mexican geography became a symbol of national identity. He was one of the most popular artists of his time and an internationally known artist. His painting “Valley …

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self-portrait

Anita Clara Rée was a German avant-garde painter during the Weimar Republic. She was one of the most fascinating and mysterious artists of the 1920s, but at the same time she was somewhat unknown in the history of fine art. She is an independent woman who lives in the art world between tradition and modernism, …

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picnic

It’s Sunday…so, who’s up for a picnic? In the mid-1880s, Seurat made frequent trips to the Isle de la Grande on the Seine. Not far from Paris, the island is a very popular destination among swimmers, Sunday walkers and picnickers. It also attracted artists like Seurat, who found modern Parisians enjoying leisure time a fascinating …

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work

Until May 22, you can visit the exhibition titled “RAW” at the Rembrandt House in Amsterdam. In this group show, ten of Rembrandt’s etchings constitute an introduction to the work of 13 contemporary artists who present realistic views of the human body. Yesterday we showed Rembrandt’s prints; it’s time for something contemporary! For a variety …

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