The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist by Caravaggio

Created in 1608, ‘The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist’ is the most important painting that was made by Caravaggio in Malta. It was one of the artist’s most amazing creations. The artist brings back into painting a reference to the setting and architecture of the prison building in the 16th century. Caravaggio’s painting displays … More The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist by Caravaggio

4 Great Ceramic Artists You Should Know

Ceramic art is among the oldest form of art in human history. From the use of clay to make functional objects such as jugs and bowls ceramic expanded and provided communities with decorative art, and finally, fine art. Nowadays ceramic art covers many styles from traditionally based creations to avant-garde objects which on first glance … More 4 Great Ceramic Artists You Should Know

Understanding Academic Art Movement

An academic art movement is a style of sculpture and painting produced under the inspiration of European academies of art. Particularly, academic artists were influenced and trained by the standards of the French Académie des Beaux-Arts. Being a cultural superpower during the 19th century, French training models and its high standards were imitated in art … More Understanding Academic Art Movement