The Persistence of Memory: Dali’s Melting Clock Painting

The Persistence of Memory: Dali’s Melting Clock Painting

The Museum of Modern Art is home to a painting that has been acing the show for a while now.  The painting that makes everybody wonder, “What the hell are we looking at?”   It’s none other than — The Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dali!  Also known as The Melting Clock Painting, this 1931 creation […]

The Starry Night by Van Gogh: An Escape from a Horrifying Reality!

the cover photo of Starry Night by Van Gogh

What did you notice when you first saw The Starry Night by Van Gogh?  The swirling clouds?  The moon or the church— or maybe something else altogether.  As most of us know, the famous Starry Starry Night painting was made in 1889 in an asylum room where Van Gogh was shifted while recovering from ear […]

Color Study: Squares with Concentric Circles (In-depth Guide)

Color Study: Squares with Concentric Circles (In-depth Guide)

You have seen “Color Study: Squares With Concentric Circles,” an artwork that portrays circles in squares. But have you ever evaluated a painting that revolves around art with circles? The work that captivates viewers often holds the deepest and most interesting stories.  Want to know why Kandinsky drew these abstract art circles? Well, if you […]

Da Vinci’s Last Supper: In-Depth Study of The Last Supper Painting

The Last Supper Painting - The Final Meal Of Jesus Christ!

In 1495, Leonardo da Vinci began with what later became the most controversial work in the history of art: The Last Supper painting! A mysterious painting by a famous artist in which a group of people are seen having their meal with weird reactions on their faces. When we first glanced at the Last Supper […]

Bal du Moulin De La Galette: A Visual of The Classic French Celebration!

The cover of Bal du Moulin de la Galette

A painting is the embodiment of emotions on a dripping canvas!   Paintings can express, elevate, and amplify human emotions with a dash of creative liberty.   There are many paintings that are known to embrace the various virtues of life. One of them happens to be the famous Bal du Moulin De La Galette (Dance at […]

Guernica by Picasso – What Do These Bizarre Faces Portray?

Guernica by Picasso - What Do These Bizarre Faces Portray?

Have you ever come across a painting that depicts war? Which art pops up when you hear “the most famous war painting?” Of course, Guernica by Picasso! Pablo, as a painter, expressed the outrage of the Spanish Civil War that took place in 1936–1939. One of the famous Spanish artists who gave the world a […]

Rothko’s No. 61: The Vivid Art That Was Perceived Incorrectly

Rothko's No 61 painting

If you see Mark Rothko’s artworks, you’ll perhaps doubt his artistic career and question the painting style he was into.  Mark Rothko’s paintings were full of vivid hues and rectangular panes.  Some of them even brought tears to viewers’ eyes when they first observed them.  But how did artworks with hazy shades and indistinct lines […]

American Gothic Painting: Rise of a New Perspective in American Art

Welcome to America! The birthplace of pop-culture! It’s a land where many aspire to change the world with their passion.  America has been a great influence on the modern art perspective. It has witnessed American artists like Jackson Pollock and painter Grant Wood in their prime.  These American painters embarked on a new style of […]

Composition 8: Kandinsky’s Portrayal of Art Through Geometry

featured image of Composition 8

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. […]

Van Gogh’s Sunflowers: An Artist’s Escape to Happiness!

A collage of Van Gogh's Sunflowers on a yellow background.

Art is a foyer where life is celebrated in its purest form. From the tempest of emotions to the outburst of passion, it embraces each and every nuance along the way.  Being a prominent form of expression, have you ever wondered about a painting from an artist’s perspective? The fuel of inspiration, the evocative thought […]