Art of Europe
The art of Europe encompasses the history of visual art in Europe. European prehistoric art started as mobile rock, and cave painting art, and was characteristic of the period between the Paleolithic ...
Biserica Domnească din Curtea de Argeș-Princely Church Curtea de Argeș-Ιεροσ Ναοσ Αγιοu Νικολαου
Biserica datează din anul 1352, fiind realizată în cruce greacă înscrisă. Biserica Sfântul Nicolae Domnesc este unul dintre cele mai reprezentative monumente ale arhitecturii românești medievale, fiin...
The Art Deco Glamour of Shanghai
Widely known for its futuristic skyline, Shanghai is also home to one of the world’s richest collections of Art Deco buildings. Among them are the Grand Theatre and the Paramount. Step inside and...
The Life and Work of Egon Schiele
A short look at the life and work of Egon Schiele, the Austrian Expressionist artist and enfant terrible of the early 20th century artworld who died in 1918 aged 28. Music: Somewhere off Jazz Stree...
Is it "forbidden" to say the Giza people built these "Inca" buildings in Europe? Sardina, etc..
MYTH: The Fourth Dynasty reigned in Egypt, localised there. REALITY: The Fourth Dynasty is a modern historical representation for an ancient culture of WORLD...
Rome: Baroque Brilliance
This second of three shows on Rome reveals a city busy with life and bursting with Baroque. We'll ramble through the venerable heart of Rome, admire breathta...
Europe's first underwater sculpture museum – in pictures
Artist Jason deCaires Taylor’s Museo Atlantico, off Lanzarote, is peopled with concrete casts of refugees and people taking selfies
Hieronymus Bosch Is Credited With Work In Kansas City Museum
A 16th-century depiction of St. Anthony that had been attributed to the workshop of Bosch or a follower is now thought to be by the Dutch master’s hand. The painting, “The Temptation of St. Anthony,” ...
The Book of Miracles: Wondrous Medieval Illustrations of Divine Horror
The Book of Miracles: Wondrous Medieval Illustrations of Divine Horror
Alphonse Mucha - 27 Artworks, Bio & Shows on Artsy
Find the latest shows, biography, and artworks for sale by Alphonse Mucha. Alphonse Mucha is synonymous with Art Nouveau, a style of fine art, decorative art, and architecture that broke with the...
Top 10 Paintings By Peter Paul Rubens
The Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens (1577- 1640) was one of the foremost figures of Baroque painting. A highly prolific artist who is credited with more than 1000 works was a master of drama and col...
Eight Things You May Not Know About Picasso
Pablo Picasso died on April 8, 1973, having become arguably the most famous artist of the 20th century. His productivity was unmatched, with tens of thousands of works to his name, including groundbre...
Claude Monet - Filmed Painting Outdoors (1915)
This is unique film of French Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926), painting outdoors, 'en plein air', in his garden at Giverny. The footage is in two segments. Firstly we see the artist o...
Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Filmed Painting at Home (1919)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Filmed Painting at Home (1919) This is unique footage of the great Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919). He is seen at home, working on a canvas. I'm just...
Quartetto Rococo
Quartetto Rococo was composed for string quartet by Michelle Diehl. The music is set to paintings from the rococo era. © 2009 Michelle Diehl.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Painted As The Renaissance Painters They Were Named After
New York-based New Zealand Artist Owen Dippie has painted a mural of four Renaissance Artists, Leonardo, Raphael, Michaelangelo and Donatello, as the Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles who were named after t...
European architecture
The history of architecture traces the changes in architecture through various traditions, regions, overarching stylistic trends, and dates. The branches of architecture are civil, sacred, naval, mili...
Western painting
The history of Western painting represents a continuous, though disrupted, tradition from antiquity until the present time. Until the mid-19th century it was primarily concerned with representational ...
Illuminated manuscript
An engrossed or illuminated manuscript is a manuscript in which the text is supplemented with such decoration as initials, borders (marginalia) and miniature illustrations. In the strictest definition...
Ancient Greek art
The arts of ancient Greece have exercised an enormous influence on the culture of many countries all over the world, particularly in the areas of sculpture and architecture. In the West, the art of th...
Roman art
Roman art refers to the visual arts made in Ancient Rome and in the territories of the Roman Empire. Roman art includes architecture, painting, sculpture and mosaic work. Luxury objects in metal-work...
Medieval art
The medieval art of the Western world covers a vast scope of time and place, over 1000 years of art in Europe, and at times the Middle East and North Africa. It includes major art movements and period...
Byzantine art
Byzantine art is the name for the artistic products of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire, as well as the nations and states that inherited culturally from the empire. Though the empire itself emer...
Ottonian art
Ottonian art is a style in pre-romanesque German art, covering also some works from the Low Countries, northern Italy and eastern France. It was named by the art historian Hubert Janitschek after the ...
Romanesque art
Romanesque art is the art of Europe from approximately 1000 AD to the rise of the Gothic style in the 13th century, or later, depending on region.The preceding period is usually known as the Pre-Roma...
Gothic art
Gothic art was a style of Medieval art that developed in Northern France out of Romanesque art in the 12th century AD, led by the concurrent development of Gothic architecture. It spread to all of W...
Renaissance art
Renaissance art is the painting, sculpture and decorative arts of that period of European history known as the Renaissance, emerging as a distinct style in Italy in about 1400, in parallel with develo...
Mannerism
Mannerism is a period of European art that emerged from the later years of the Italian High Renaissance around 1520. It lasted until about 1580 in Italy, when the Baroque style began to replace it, b...
Baroque
The Baroque (/bəˈroʊk/ or /bəˈrɒk/) is often thought of as a period of artistic style that used exaggerated motion and clear, easily interpreted detail to produce drama, tension, exuberance, and grand...