Articles tagged with art history
Over the course of his life, Pablo Picasso had two wives, six mistresses and dozens of lovers who served as inspiration for the artist’s work.
Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera painted each other for 25 years. Find out about the couple’s tumultuous relationship on the blog.
The festive season brings with it a significant wardrobe change. Woolly Christmas jumpers appear at the office party. Or, perhaps you prefer a wintery onesie or Santa-patterned socks? Looking back through art history, it’s clear that it has always been the season to make an effort. And these characters have out-dressed us all.
Five artists whose work resembles that of Van Gogh, Picasso, Lichtenstein, Munch and Mondrian.
Five artists who investigate through pop art the more chilling aspects of modern popular culture.
The Fauves, French for 'Wild Beasts', were so termed because of their liberal application of colour and their disregard for realism. Intense colours, thick brushstrokes and simplified forms characterise their work. We spotlight five artists whose work is reminiscent of the vibrant Fauvist movement.
On 19 August 1839, the patent for the Daguerreotype - the first photographic process - was released to the world. And we have the French government of the time to thank. Merci. Photography has come a long way and we tend to take for granted the technological leaps and bounds that have happened over the past century and three quarters. We spotlight five artists who push photography even further, testing the limits of subject and technique.
It’s possibly one of the most underrated love affairs of all time. Throughout history, fashion and art have collided and combined with exceptional results; and this dynamic relationship has never been more prevalent than at London Fashion Week.
Blogger, curator, producer and art historian Jessye Bloomfield is the latest addition to the editorial team at Rise Art! Before she gets started, we managed to pin her down to find out more about her favourite artists and exhibitions, her go to inspiration and her top picks on Rise Art.