Intriguing artists: 8 interesting facts

 Art History is a tricky subject, Artsper reveals a few interesting facts on major artists.   Jackson Pollock worked as a janitor in a primary school with his brother.    Pablo Picasso was one of the suspects in the stealing of the Mona Lisa in 1911. He was arrested by the police and interrogated to be finally released.   Madrid’s school of art expelled Salvador … Continue reading Intriguing artists: 8 interesting facts

The case of Van Gogh’s ear: is Gauguin guilty?

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?