Art History : 136 Articles

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The colors of parrots: Albrecht Dürer, the nude and the contemporary

Art history • May 28, 2023 • 8 minutes read
Rather than listing masterpieces aimed at immortalizing parrots, I want to contextualize the subject of my discussion through the figure of the German Renaissance master Albrecht Dürer...

Top 10 art luncheon

Lunch • May 24, 2023 • 14 minutes read
If you have ever woken up with a jolt in the middle of the night, remembering with great accuracy the details of the rich courses of lunch, which you have just finished dreaming about, you could decide, in addition to wanting to prepare a succulent banquet for the same day...

Auguste Renoir, an impressionist fascinated by the human

Art History • May 22, 2023 • 12 minutes read
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) was a French painter associated with the Impressionist movement. He is best known for his portraits, genre scenes and nudes, characterized by a vivid and luminous color palette as well as a fluid, gestural touch.

Australian art: kangaroos, landscapes and contemporary artists

Australia • May 21, 2023 • 8 minutes read
I thought I would entrust the narrative of the early years of Australian art, as well as its subsequent Europeanization, to the kangaroo, a symbolic animal of Oceania that will be used as a conduit between Aboriginal and Western figurative expression...

Paul Cézanne

Art history • May 19, 2023 • 14 minutes read
Paul Cézanne was a French artist and painter who lived from 1839 to 1906. He was known as a Post-Impressionist artist whose work introduced new forms of representation and influenced the artistic movements of the early 20th century...

The Card Players (1890-95) by Paul Cézanne

Art history • May 19, 2023 • 21 minutes read
Paul Cézanne, born in Aix-en-Provence in 1839 and died in 1906, was part of the post-Impressionist movement and laid the groundwork for many avant-garde movements of the 20th century, especially in terms of formal simplification...

Women: from unicorns to pets

Unicorn • May 17, 2023 • 9 minutes read
I imagine a beautiful and elegant woman intent on carrying in her designer handbag a cuddly Chihuahua, a four-legged animal with often puffy and extremely expressive eyes, which, despite appearing so small, tender and sweet...

Basquiat painting Warhol and the contrary...

Andy Warhol • May 14, 2023 • 8 minutes read
It is often thought that it was only the paintbrush, chisel, etc. that forged the narrative of art history, forgetting that the latter is primarily made up of people and, consequently, of fruitful encounters, without which the innovations of a single genius would surely not have found the deserved understanding and success...

The Desperate Man by Gustave Courbet

Gustave Courbet • May 10, 2023 • 8 minutes read
Gustave Courbet is regarded as the founder and primary proponent of French Realism, a style of painting that aimed to accurately represent reality without embellishment...

The nude at tea time

Art history • May 10, 2023 • 9 minutes read
The nude at tea time? What does this wacky title mean? How can the genre of the nude be juxtaposed with the drink of tea, in addition to be consumed exclusively at five o'clock in the afternoon?...


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