religious art

David and Goliath by Artemisia Gentileschi

Who never has listened about the history of David, a little shepherd who slayed the giant Goliath? I am pretty sure that most of you when think about it, have in your minds the image of Michelangelo’s masterpiece. It has been a common subject in the world of arts, it is present in the literature,… Continue reading David and Goliath by Artemisia Gentileschi

Artists, Who was/is

Who is Iris van Herpen?

Iris van Herpen is a Dutch fashion designer. She is famous for the fusion of technology with haute couture. Her work has been included in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York, the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, as well as in the Palais de Tokyo de Paris. Collection:… Continue reading Who is Iris van Herpen?

Art, contemporary artist, interview

Interview with Contemporary Artist: Giselfust

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

Artists, Who was/is

Who was Eva Hesse?

Eva Hesse was one of the icons of American art in the 1960s and her work is still considered as a major influence on the subsequent generations of artists. As a sculptor, she is known for her pioneering work in materials such as latex, fibreglass, and plastic. She is among the artists who ushered in… Continue reading Who was Eva Hesse?

Art History, Bauhaus

The Women of the Bauhaus

The Bauhaus became famous as a progressive academic institution, since it declared equality between genders by accepting both female and male students into its programs during a time when women were not allowed to study in formal art academies. Some of the male pioneers of modern art, such as Josef Albers, László Moholy-Nagy, and Paul… Continue reading The Women of the Bauhaus