Modern Art

February 6, 2024

Lost Gustav Klimt Painting Is Rediscovered After Almost 100 Years

Embed from Getty Images Gustav Klimt lived at a pivotal time in European history, as the once-powerful Austrian Empire was nearing its end. A member of the artistic Vienna Secessionist movement, he was influenced heavily by the Art Nouveau trends. The works of his later life before his death of Spanish Flu in 1918 are most famous. Colorful, slightly abstracted portraits gilded in gold filled this “Golden Phase.

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April 8, 2023

Book Tells the Story of a Forgotten Art Amusement Park With Work by Legendary Artists

In the summer of 1987, 30 of the world's top artists came together to create Luna Luna—the world's first modern art amusement park. Located in Hamburg, Germany, the event attracted legendary artists like Salvador Dalí, Roy Lichtenstein, Keith Haring, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Over the course of 13 weeks, more than 240,000 people visited this unique take on a traditional amusement park.

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January 2, 2023

15 Famous Architects Who Have Shaped the Way We Live, Work, and Play

“The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own, we have no soul of our own civilization.”  These words by Frank Lloyd Wright encapsulate the importance of the built world. Without architecture, we would have nowhere to sleep, eat, work, and play. And thanks to the tireless work of history's most influential architects, we are able to effectively do all of those things.

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October 15, 2022

Discover the Sculptures of Katarzyna Kobro, an Avant-Garde Trailblazer

For many years, Polish sculptor Katarzyna Kobro saw her work overshadowed by the wreckage of World War II. As with many artists working during the period, Kobro's personal and artistic life was completely altered during this period. After growing up during World War I and living in occupied territory during World War II, her story is forever intertwined with these events.

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