10 Things to Know about Marc Chagall

Watching his beloved city of Vitebsk crumble under the anti-semitic pogroms, Chagall’s whimsical works longingly depict the peasant lifestyle of his home. Although he was a central figure in modernist art, Chagall’s paintings repeatedly paid tribute to tradition and the past. Artsper brings you ten facts about the man behind the flying cows and dancing fiddlers. Continue reading 10 Things to Know about Marc Chagall

A Short History of Abstract Art

To understand the evolution of an artistic movement, the diversity of artists’ styles and their influences, you need to take a look backwards. Here, the focus is on abstract art: Artsper sums up its history for you to read before your next exhibition! Eastern European beginnings Abstract art was born at the beginning of the 20th century. At this time the artistic landscape was predominantly … Continue reading A Short History of Abstract Art

The modern art movements you should know

With the transition to the twentieth century, modern art took off. Picasso, Matisse, Kandinsky, Malevitch, the Delaunay and all the others constituted a flourishing vanguard that was divided in numerous artistic currents during the first half of the century. The experiments were multiplied by painters who always ventured farther into the unknown…To immerse yourself in all the artistic movements that compose the history of modern … Continue reading The modern art movements you should know