Art History, Artists, Cinema, Film Director

La Fée aux Choux by Alice Guy

La Fée aux Choux or The Fairy of the Cabbages in English, is the first film of film director Alice Guy. And one of the earliest narrative films of fiction. Historical facts According to may film historians La Fée aux Choux was made in April of 1896, probably it was made before the first fiction film… Continue reading La Fée aux Choux by Alice Guy

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Art History, Artists

I wish your wish by Rivane Neuenschwander

Last week, visiting an art exhibition I had the opportunity to see an art installation called I wish your wish by the Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander. When I entered the installation I felt immediately transported to my homeland, and so many memories came. And immediately I wished to tell you about this beautiful work. The… Continue reading I wish your wish by Rivane Neuenschwander

Art History, Artists, Sculptors

Maman by Louise Bourgeois

Louise Bourgeois was a French-American artist. Even though her work includes painting, performance, drawing and engraving she is best known for her sculpture and installation art. In her sculptures she used different materials as wood, bronze, latex or marble; they could be whether intimate or monumental. Her work is very personal and with frequent references to… Continue reading Maman by Louise Bourgeois

Art History, Artists

Joanna Koerten

Joanna Koerten was Dutch artist. She worked with different medias as painting, drawing, embroidery, glass etching and wax modelling. But she is best known for her work as a silhouette cutter, the art of creating outline images from pieces of cut paper mounted on a contrasting background. Papercut is a dainty craft, but it isn’t… Continue reading Joanna Koerten

Art History, Artists, Baroque, Painters, Renaissance, Uncategorized

Judith beheading Holofernes

The beheading of Holofernes by Judith is a biblical episode recounted in the Book of Judith, a 2nd century text deemed apocryphal by the Jewish and Protestant traditions, but included in the Catholic editions of the Bible. Also, the story of Judith and Holofernes was the subject of many paintings and sculptures in the Christian… Continue reading Judith beheading Holofernes