In the art market, some paintings are sold for millions. Don’t wait to find out on Artsper our top of the most expensive artworks in the world today ! Continue reading The most expensive artworks in the world in 2019
Artsper reveals the true intention behind the painting that revolutionised Picasso’s work and the history of art. Continue reading Artwork Analysis: Les Demoiselles d Avignon by Picasso
From February, get immersed at the Ateliers des Lumières in Van Gogh’s magical universe. Artsper has prepared for you 10 facts about this tormented genius. Continue reading 10 Things You Should Know About Vincent Van Gogh
Paul Gauguin left his mark on the nineteenth century thanks to his peculiar character and highly distinctive artistic style. Learn about the painter in 10 anecdotes! Continue reading 10 things you need to know about Paul Gauguin
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
Since religious history has been the only conceivable source of artistic inspiration for centuries, it is not surprising there are various biblical Christmas scenes of Christmas in all of the great painters’ works. The nativity scene that Botticelli or Bruegel depicted is one we all know. The same goes for all other folkloric representations of Saint Nicholas or Santa Claus. But what about the more … Continue reading The story of Christmas in 5 artworks
2016 is coming up and it is time to draw some conclusions about 2015. Here are four key record breaking auction sales from 2015 ! Continue reading 2015 Auction Sales Records
Difficult to imagine Van Gogh without his bandage covering his face in his famous self-portrait. As you already know, this bandage covers the mark of his missing ear. The official version that Van Gogh has always declared is that he cut off his own ear with a razor during a fit. One must admit that this violent act of auto mutilation fits with the reputation … Continue reading The case of Van Gogh’s ear: is Gauguin guilty?