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Rembrandt: The Selfie King

Rembrandt is the equivalent of a modern-day selfie connoisseur! As a great 17th century self-portrait artist, Rembrandt’s many artistic ‘selfies’ explore his identity throughout his lifetime. Let’s look behind the camera (or painting for that matter) to find out just why Rembrandt earned the prestigious title of a Selfie King and, while we’re… Read More

When Love Conquers War: Botticelli’s Venus and Mars

Botticelli’s Venus and Mars has a lot to tell us about love, marriage, and classical works (there’s even some humor)! What’s not to love!?

Corona Borealis Constellation

Written in the Stars: Titian’s Tale of Bacchus and Ariadne

What do you know of Bacchus and Ariadne’s love-struck tale? Lucky for us, Titian, an Italian artist, sets (or paints) the scene!

Shot in the Heart: Decoding Bronzino’s Allegory

Gods, goddesses and creatures, oh my! Bronzino took advantage of such mystical figures to create an intellectually pleasing (and eye-catching!) allegorical painting. Let’s decode the many interlocking secrets hidden throughout An Allegory with Venus and Cupid (1545).

The Man in the Mirror: Jan van Eyck & The Arnolfini Portrait

Oil, light, marriage, wealth, religion, and a mystery man in a mirror. What can we make of this? Who is Jan van Eyck? Read on to find out!

Paolo Uccello: Festivities, Battles, & New Perspectives

Who is Paolo Uccello? What is he known for? What can we learn from his work? Let’s find out!