Like father, like son: Mark Rothko as a successor of Rembrandt, Monet, Matisse and other great artists
Behind any artist, even the most avant-garde one, there are the spirits of the great creators of the past. In the evolution of painting, this inheritance can be traced by the opposite tack. Impressionists refused to be similar to the representatives of realistic art. Expressionists, in turn, found Impressionists too sentimental and impotent. Each subsequent movement, even though it wasn't a…
Sting composed a theme song to Italian show on Michelangelo and the secrets of the Sistine Chapel
The Sistine Chapel and Michelangelo’ s the Last Judgement, an iconic piece of work that has been celebrated for its innovation and artistic design, is to be transformed into a theatrical piece. Producer of the opening ceremonies of the Rio, Sochi, and Turin Olympics, Marco Balich, is at the helm of the ambitious project that premiered 15 March 2018.
Easter eggs in Art: top 10 paintings and frescoes with puzzles
In some countries on Easter, a magic hare leaves Easter eggs for good children. It hides them in secluded places, which are hard to find but one surely rejoices at his/her own ingenuity if succeeds. By analogy with this festive tradition, hidden hints, jokes and riddles in books, films and even in computer games and programs are now called "Easter eggs". There are dozens of artists who are ready…