Category Archives: Artwork Analysis

Have you ever seen yourself pondering over art and trying to learn why it is made in such an unfamiliar and unconventional manner? If so, then PortraitFlip’s Artwork Analysis category will take you through those famous artworks and explain their background, objective, and creative process in the most understandable way.

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

The son of man featured image

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?

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

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 – Study the Face of Local Peasants Through Art!

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

Isn’t it the most detailed work of art around a topic—a lunch party? There’s scrumptious food, wine, and lovely people, who are immersed in various kinds of activities.  The painting passes off a serene and calm vibe, as if we’re featured in it having delicious brunch with our loved ones on Sunday. Let me tell […]

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: Disastrous Or The Most Successful Dog Art?

a cover photo of dogs playing poker

Dogs Playing Poker Painting! A piece of art that amazed the world when it was out in the public domain in the early 20th century.  But what made it so famous? And why has the artist portrayed dogs as if they were humans?  Keep reading to know more about the Dogs Playing Poker Painting facts […]

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

Portrait of Adele bloch bauer I featured image

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 […]