Stories of Bathers in Art – Art and Nude Series: Part.3

There is nothing in all the world more beautiful or significant of the laws of the universe than the nude human body. – Robert Henri While many associate the naked body and exposure of flesh with erotica, the depiction of nude bathers in art shows us that the naked human form can be portrayed without […]

Chaim Soutine, the Master of Still-Life and Flesh

Chaim Soutine, “Still Life with Rayfish” (ca 1924), oil on canvas | Image source:

Carcass of Beef Fish, Pepper, Onions Hanging Turkey These are just a few of the names Chaim Soutine’s works of art. And if you’re hearing them for the first time, you probably think Soutine is a master chef of sorts. However, Soutine was no culinary genius; he was, however, the Expressionist artist who would go […]

New Art World and Changing Concept of Ownership

On February 7, 2017, The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced a new policy known as Open Access, releasing large number of images of artworks from the museum’s 2 million collections  in the public domain freely available for unrestricted use. These art images represent “the main body of collections” according to the museum’s director Thomas P. […]