Category Archives: Art and Aesthetics

From ancient times to the present days, PortraitFlip’s Art and aesthetics bring you insights into the most noteworthy artworks and their artists. Get cultured and appreciate the art world without toiling over the thick art books for hours.

The Mona Lisa Painting: The Art Shrouded By Undiscovered Stories

The Mona Lisa painting

What’s the first name that comes to mind when you hear the word “famous painting”? Anyone would say the Mona Lisa painting. The art piece is popular for its enigmatic features, composition, controversy, and whatnot! The famous Mona Lisa painting was created by none other than the Renaissance artist Leonardo Da Vinci, who spent nearly […]

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

cover image of the son of man

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 […]

The Kiss by Gustav Klimt: Depiction Of Love Or Artist’s Eroticism?

Painting The Kiss by Gustav Klimt

If you are into artwork, then you must know this answer. The most common subjects that are incorporated into the paintings are women! The admirers of the arts pay more attention to the paintings that showcase women as their primary objects. Gustav Klimt is described as an artist known for the depiction of women and […]

The Card Players – Study the Face of Local Peasants Through Art!

The Card Players

How do you describe art? It can be described by keeping a few things in mind, such as the painter’s point of view, the period in which the art was created, or the circumstances that led to its creation.  The three aforementioned factors give art a largely novel vision that is admired by viewers. Each […]

The Storm on The Sea of Galilee: The Stolen Magnum Opus

The Strom on the Sea of Galilee by Rembrandt Van Rjin.

A painting is an embodiment of various emotions, it has the audacity to contain expressive realms in a very evocative manner.  Expressive and elegant paintings often end up creating timestamps for artists and their legacy. One such artwork happens to be a magnum opus painting by famous painter Rembrandt from the Dutch Golden age.  The […]

Picasso’s The Old Guitarist – Why Is It All Blue?

Picasso’s The Old Guitarist - Why Is It All Blue?

Anyone could be an artist, but what makes them unique and different from others? The Art! The painting that gives them fame, depicts their talent, and brings new meanings to life is what makes a painter wholesome. Who doesn’t know Pablo Picasso? This name is enough to explain the amazing art that we will examine […]

Luncheon of the Boating Party: The Jewel of the Phillips Collection

the cover photo of luncheon of the boating party

Who painted the Luncheon of the Boating Party? The French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir painted the Luncheon of the Boating Party.  Luncheon of the Boating Party is a painting by Renoir of which you would want to be a part as there’s scrumptious food, imported drinks, music, a cold breeze, and whatnot! It’s just like a […]

An Untold Saga of A Dutch Housemaid: The Milkmaid by Johannes Vermeer

The Milkmaid by Johannes Vermeer

A painting from the magnificent Dutch Golden Age that became popular amongst art enthusiasts within days of its production. The Milkmaid is an illustrious artwork exhibiting Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer’s artistic legacy.  It was produced by Vermeer in his hometown, Delft, in 1657. Currently, it sits in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam and is available for the […]

Dogs Playing Poker: Why Canines Are Featured With Cigars & Beer?

a cover photo of dogs playing poker

Can a group of various dog breeds sit and hang out like humans?  Maybe, not. Through art, it can be possible. Actually, through imagination, everything is possible.  This thought seemed to be taken seriously by Cassius Marcellus Coolidge, as he has produced 18 sketches of dogs for the series Dogs Playing Poker.  Each painting in […]