Art and film are inextricably linked, both employing masterful techniques to create an incredible aesthetic, tell fascinating stories and evoke powerful emotions. It therefore comes as no surprise that film directors choose to pay homage to the world’s greatest art masterpieces. Whether it be through a character, location or even a near-identical cinematic recreation, the references directors make to an artwork can be subtle or … Continue reading When Art and Film Become One: 9 Movies Inspired by Art
From ukiyo-e prints to manga, Artsper examines the influence of Japanese art on Western artists by taking you on a journey through time and cultures. Continue reading The Influence of Japanese Art on Western Artists
Artsper invites you to dive into this erotic, ambiguous and mythical work, and discover the fascinating meaning behind the gold.
Whether you’re a film buff or a fresh convert, Artsper is here to make you discover your favourite 5 documentaries on art. An entertaining and educational watch! Continue reading Must-see Documentaries on Art
The Austrian artist Egon Schiele is known for his haunting portraits and nudes… Here are 7 facts you should know about this renowned expressionist painter. Continue reading 7 things you did not know about Egon Schiele
Vienna has been the capital city of Europe’s intellectual life for centuries : place of birth of the Art Nouveau movement at the beginning of 1900, it is the reference city for big names of modern art like Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele and Oskar Kokoschka. Because of its long and rich history, Vienna is quite THE cultural destination, and it is a challenge to make a … Continue reading Contemporary Art in Vienna
The Secession movement was a Viennese branch of ‘Art Nouveau’ that flourished during the years 1892 to 1906. This movement developed an organic style, typically with floral designs in opposition to more geometric expressions of art nouveau. The movement was represented by a group of twenty or so artists the majority of whom were either Austrian or German. Among the best known are Gustav Klimt, … Continue reading A Short Guide to the Secession Movement
For the first time in 25 years, an exhibition of the work of Egon Schiele will take place in London, at the Courtauld gallery. Continue reading Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude at the Courtauld Gallery