An endless source of inspiration in western art, the nude has always been a way of representing beauty ideals. However, they are sometimes perceived by the public as too erotic. The nude has consequently created much scandal in the art world many times. Here are some of the artworks throughout art history that have caused violent outrage! “Olympia” by Edouard Manet After being rejected at … Continue reading When the Nude Creates a Scandal in Art
It’s May which means public holiday galore and hot news from the art world. Here at Artsper, we’ve curated the very best art events and exhibitions taking place this month, so take those extra days off to discover the most fascinating exhibitions going on near you! Continue reading What to Do in May?
Discover the movement that revolutionised art in the 19th century. Learn more about the artists that abandoned their studio to paint outside; a decision that changed the history of art forever. Continue reading Understanding Impressionism
In a more or less obvious way, several contemporary artists play with references from the history of art in their works. Nudes are not an exception to this trend! This month, Artsper proposes you to test your knowledge of nudes in the history of art… Through works of contemporary art that make direct reference to it ! Are you able to recognize the paintings of the masters that … Continue reading Contemporary nudes inspired by the history of art
What are the works that have marked the history of (modern and) contemporary art? After moving away from classical art, these revolutions have opened new fields and infinite freedom. Avant-garde, revolutionary, audacious… they all marked a style. Duchamp, Picasso, Christo, Anish Kapoor, JR, have one thing in common; their status of pioneers. Artsper has selected 11 of these works and how they marked the history … Continue reading The works that have marked the History of art