How many female artists do you know? Although it may seem there are no women artists in history, that’s untrue. To celebrate International Women’s Day, I prepared an article about some of the most inspiring female artists you should know. I looked for leading artists from different periods in art history and curated some of their most interesting paintings here. Enjoy, and let’s celebrate women in art together! Female artists in history The lack of female artists in history has a lot in common with the way society treated women in the past. Women were mostly restrained to the house,…
Catalonia, the region around Barcelona, was home to one of the most fascinating, excentric and controversial Spanish artists – Salvador Dali. During my trip to Barcelona, I wanted to learn more about the famous Surrealist painter, so I did some research about him and visited some of the Salvador Dali locations around Barcelona.
Ever since I first visited Musée Marmottan-Monet in Paris, I have become obsessed with Berthe Morisot. She was one of a few female Impressionist painters, but among the best of them. With the intimate world she described on her paintings and fantastic painting style, she is a painter you should know about. That’s why this art history lesson is dedicated to that fascinating painter.
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I curated for you a list of the ten most beautiful artworks with the love theme. Love in Art history was a common topic, and it was inspirational to artists for centuries. From kissing to just gazing at each other, love is still an inspiration in art.
Art history is full of beautiful paintings with a winter theme. The whiteness of snow, muted winter light and almost a monochromatic palette fascinated painters since the Middle Ages. A year ago, I curated a winter-themed Art Blogmas. Since it was pretty successful, I’m sharing the 20 most beautiful winter-themed paintings in this article dedicated to winter in art.
Summer was a frequent motif in many paintings throughout history. Starting in the Roman times, it was especially popular to show some of the allegories of different seasons in Renaissance and Baroque art. To celebrate the start of Summer here at the Culture Tourist, we curated some of the most beautiful paintings with a Summer theme in Art History for you. Enjoy!