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About the Night Watch, which is actually not nocturnal

About the Night Watch, which is actually not nocturnal

30. Nov 2018

In 1642, Rembrandt completed his biggest and most popular painting the Night Watch. If he knew that his image was cropped, damaged several times, ...read more

A woman who avenged the public humiliation by painting

A woman who avenged the public humiliation by painting

14. Aug 2018

Being a female artist in the 17th century was not easy. Try to spontaneously name artists from this time ... No women right? I really do not want ...read more

To sell art is also art

To sell art is also art

1. Jún 2018

A story about a man who started with selling the tapestry and made his way to the world's largest art dealer. Joseph Duveen (1869-1939). Sorry, ...read more

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Man who saved impressionism

Man who saved impressionism

27. Mar 2018

When he bought 20 pieces from Manet, they called him a fool. But thanks to its persistence, Impressionism has ...read more

The Story of the Ghent Altarpiece

The Story of the Ghent Altarpiece

12. Dec 2017

The artwork that survived wars, censorship, thirteen thefts, attempts of destroy, and today belongs among the ...read more

Lucas Cranach

Lucas Cranach

9. Nov 2017

Just over 500 years ago, Martin Luther nailed 95 theses on the door of the Wittenberg temple. In the same city ...read more

Muse of great artists

Muse of great artists

25. Sep 2017

Thanks to these women many iconic works were created. Women who we know little about but who played a significant ...read more