Archive for the “Paintings” category

Gallery: Toyen Paintings

by Milos Itic on September 7, 2012

Marie Cerminova is the real name of  Czech painter, draftsperson, surrealist and illustrator, Toyen. She worked closely with her friend surrealist poet and artist Jindrich Styrsky until he died in 21 March, 1942. One of theme in her paintings is the erotic (…)

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Paintings: Joan Mir

by Milos Itic on June 14, 2012

Joan Miró was a Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona. There is a museum dedicated to his work, the Fundació Joan Miró which was established in his birth city in 1975. He is very fast earn international acclaim. (…)

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“The Scream” and Edvard Munch set World Record

by Milos Itic on May 3, 2012

Last version of very popular painting, “The Scream” of Norwegian expressionist painter Edvard Munch (1863-1944) sold for $120 million at  on 02. 05. 2012. It has been setting a new record as the most expensive piece of art ever sold at auction. (…)

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First preserved portrait in the world

by Milos Itic on December 28, 2011

Portrait of Duke Rudolf IV of Austria is the first preserved portrait in the world.

Google art project – Explore museums

by Milos Itic on March 22, 2011

Explore museums from around the world – Google art project, discover and view hundreds of artworks at incredible zoom levels, and even create and share your own collection of masterpieces.