Baroque painting
Baroque painting is the painting associated with the Baroque cultural movement. The movement is often identified with Absolutism, the Counter Reformation and Catholic Revival, but the existence of imp...
Caravaggio living paintings by Ludovica Rambelli Theater
Caravaggio living paintings by Ludovica Rambelli Theater
Muses, an Underwater Photography Series, Looks Like Baroque Art
Each striking photo looks like a 17th-century painting come to life.
Rembrandt
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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...
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,” ...
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...
Watch A 12-Year-Old Trip And Break His Fall With A $1.5 Million Painting
A Taiwanese boy lost his balance and caught himself on the Paolo Porpora painting, leaving a fist-sized hole in the canvas. A 12-year-old Taiwanese boy taking in a Leonardo da Vinci exhibition at Huas...
25 Years After Art Heist, Empty Frames Still Hang In Boston's Gardner Museum
That robbery — which included the loss of three Rembrandts, a Vermeer, a Manet and sketches by Degas — has haunted Boston, law enforcement and the art world ever since. Boston Globe reporter Stephen K...
Caravaggio's lust, talent and power
At his feet lie symbols of ambition and creativity: armour, musical instruments, mathematical tools, a crown. Cupid's insolent nakedness and provocative smile declare casually that everything, in the ...
The top 10 unforgettable faces in art
From Manet's dreamy barmaid to Warhol's multicoloured Marilyn Monroe and ancient Egypt's beauty queen … here are the painted faces you'll never forget.
The 10 greatest works of art ever
From mysterious 30,000-year-old cave paintings to a 'cathedral of the mind' by Jackson Pollock, art critic Jonathan Jones names his favourite artworks of all time – and where in the world you can see ...
Rubens and His Legacy, from Van Dyck to Cézanne: Stunning works make the flesh crawl
I am currently reading Ordeal, the autobiography of Linda Lovelace, star of the 1972 porn film Deep Throat. The book describes how she was hypnotised by her pimp husband in order to perform acts that ...
Guido Reni - L ARTE di GUIDO RENI e la MUSICA di DE VICTORIA
Rassegna di opere di Guido Reni accompagnate da un brano tratto dal Salve Regina di Tomás Luis De Victoria. Ai seguenti links ci sono tutte le immagini dei...
Bolognese School (painting)
The Bolognese School or the School of Bologna of painting flourished in Bologna, the capital of Emilia Romagna, between the 16th and 17th centuries in Italy, and rivalled Florence and Rome as the ce...
Dutch Golden Age painting
The Dutch Golden Age painting is the painting of the Dutch Golden Age, a period in Dutch history generally spanning the 17th century, during and after the later part of the Eighty Years' War (1568–164...
Flemish Baroque painting
Flemish Baroque painting refers to the art produced in the Southern Netherlands during Spanish control in the 16th and 17th centuries. The period roughly begins when the Dutch Republic was split from ...
Caravaggio
Michelangelo Merisi (or Amerighi) da Caravaggio ([karaˈvaddʒo]; Milan, 29 September 1571 – 18 July? 1610) was an Italian painter active in Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily between 1592 (1595?) and 1610...
Peter Paul Rubens
Sir Peter Paul Rubens (/ˈruːbənz/; [ˈrybəns]; 28 June 1577 – 30 May 1640), was a Flemish Baroque painter. A proponent of an extravagant Baroque style that emphasized movement, colour, and sensuality, ...
Diego Velázquez
Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (/vəˈlɑːskeɪs, -kəs/; [ˈdjeɣo roˈðɾiɣeθ de ˈsilba i βeˈlaθkeθ]; baptized June 6, 1599 – August 6, 1660) was a Spanish painter who was the leading artist in the cou...
Nicolas Poussin
Nicolas Poussin ([nikɔlɑ pusɛ̃]; 15 June 1594 – 19 November 1665) was the leading painter of the classical French Baroque style, although he spent most of his working life in Rome. His work is charact...
Johannes Vermeer
Johannes, Jan or Johan Vermeer (/vərˈmɪər/; [joːˈɦɑnəs jɑn vərˈmeːr]; 1632 – December 1675) was a Dutch painter who specialized in domestic interior scenes of middle-class life. Vermeer was a moderate...
Illusionistic ceiling painting
Illusionistic ceiling painting, which includes the techniques of perspective di sotto in sù and quadratura, is the tradition in Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo art in which trompe l'oeil, perspective ...
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...
The Little Street
The Little Street (Het Straatje) is a painting by the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer, executed c. 1657–58. It is exhibited at the Rijksmuseum of Amsterdam, and signed on the left hand corner below the...