Due to the sad news of the last days, I made a little research on the images of war made by female artists, I thought it could be interesting to see the war through the female gaze. The term War Art is most of the time used in relation to the 20th century military art… Continue reading War Images by Female Artists
Hey everyone, I hope all of you are having a wonderful time and holidays! The interview of the month is with one of my favourite illustrators: Giselfust. Enjoy the reading! I'm curious to know where the name Giselfust comes from? Does it have a story? My artistic name is a mix of my first name,… Continue reading Interview with Contemporary Artist: Giselfust
Marie Bashkirtseff was a Ukrainian artist, born to a wealthy and noble family, whose parents separated when she was quite young. As a consequence of it she grew up mostly out of Ukraine, travelling with her mother throughout Europe, until they settled in Paris, where she lived and worked. Marie Bashkirtseff She received a private… Continue reading Who was Marie Bashkirtseff?
Continuing with the series of interviews with contemporary artists, this month I had the pleasure to talk with the visual artist Sabine Pigalle. I hope you enjoy the reading! Do you remember when was your first contact with art? I saw a Monet painting « les coquelicots » when I was about 9 years old,… Continue reading Interview with Contemporary Artist: Sabine Pigalle
Charlotte Lucie Marie Adèle Stephanie Adrienne Faës was a Frech actress of theatre and cinema best known by her stage name Jehanne d’Alcy. She was born in Vaujours (Seine-et-Oise) and in 1888 she moved to Paris where met the illusionist and film director Georges Méliès who would later become her husband. He was, by that… Continue reading Who was Jehanne d’Alcy?