Author Archives: Kalyani Chhapekar

Claude Monet’s Biography – Life, Death and Other Facts

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Claude Monet! An artist who provoked the world to see art through a different perspective, or, I must say, an impression of the world through Monet’s lens! He was an example and inspiration for many artists, and his artwork gained popularity over the years. Amid the chaos, his art gave him peace and stress at […]

Wassily Kandinsky: An Artist With A Musical Vision

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When the thoughts and visions in an artist’s mind unite, that is when magic happens!  And Wassily Kandinsky was no lesser than a magician, he used his paintbrush to create astonishing artworks that left his audience in awe. Kandinsky was a Russian painter and art theorist who was a master of abstract art and expressionism.  […]

Impression, Sunrise by Claude Monet: Revitalization of France

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The warmth of the rising sun, the chirping of the birds, and the slow and salient waves of the oceans. Doesn’t it all sound dreamy?  If you have experienced a sunrise, then you can actually feel what I am talking about! And that is what Claude Monet tried to express when he painted one of […]

Composition VII by Kandinsky: Kandinsky’s Debated Art

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Have you ever wondered what it must be like to listen to the sounds of color? You are probably thinking, what am I even talking about? But the fact is that Kandinsky was able to hear sounds! Yes, I am talking about one of the most famous abstract artists Wassily Kandinsky. He suffered from a […]

Water Lilies by Claude Monet: Artist’s Escape From Reality

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Art, artists, and their disabilities! Which, to your surprise, never stopped them from creating some of the most mesmerizing masterpieces. The same was the case with Claude Monet, one of the most famous painters of the 19th century, who, with time, was on the verge of losing his vision.  Yet, he created one of his […]

Composition 8: Kandinsky’s Portrayal of Art Through Geometry

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Composition 8? Doesn’t it sound like a music sample to you? Well, what if I told you that it is a painting by one of the leading abstract painters in history, Wassily Kandinsky? In case you weren’t already familiar with that, you’d be surprised, just as I was when I first saw this enchanting masterpiece. […]

Salvator Mundi: The Restored Treasure by Leonardo da Vinci

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When someone mentions Leonardo da Vinci, the first thing that comes to almost everyone’s mind is the legendary ‘Mona Lisa’. But have you heard about Salvator Mundi? If not, then you are definitely missing out on some of the most decorated pieces of art! One of the works of art that falls under the category […]

How Magritte’s The Son Of Man Showcased Surrealism At Its Finest

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Curiosity is a driving force for humans!  It ain’t no physics theory, but it is a theory that was used by the famous Belgian artist René Magritte! Unlike the anomaly of an artist, this man created a self-portrait full of mystery! Even though, when taken a look at, this painting does look like it is […]

Adele Bloch-Bauer I: Klimt’s Portrait of Lady In Gold!

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Portrait! It is not only a painting on a sheet of paper or a canvas, but a portrayal of emotions straight from the artist’s heart! Many times artists manipulate you with the expressions their subjects portray, but in reality, they are just trying to convey a hidden message.  That’s how the portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer […]