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The great wave of Kanagawa

The great wave of Kanagawa

An emblematic and symbolic work that has long been engraved in the memory of Japan and consequently in that of Asia, the Great Wave of Kanagawa is a phenomenal artistic work created by the masterful hand of Katsushika Hokusai, a Japanese artist whose reputation is...

Hugues Lallemand, the life and work of the sculptor

Hugues Lallemand, the life and work of the sculptor

French sculptor born before 1520, Hugues Lallemand, also called Huguet or sometimes Hugues Lallemant, lived all his life in Châlons-en-Champagne where he died in 1570. This particularly prolific sixteenth century French sculptor is the author of the wooden panels of...

Thierry Bisch, contemporary artist of the animal cause

Thierry Bisch, contemporary artist of the animal cause

A priori, nothing predisposed Thierry Bisch to a career of artist, if it is not a great grandfather painter, Louis Janmot. Born in 1953 in Strasbourg in a family of industrialists, the painter known worldwide for his animal portraits discovers the work of his...

The little story of Van Gogh’s Sunflowers

The little story of Van Gogh’s Sunflowers

The Sunflowers are a series of paintings by the Dutch post-impressionist painter Vincent Willem van Gogh, who lived from March 30, 1853 to July 29, 1890. This series, which consists of seven paintings in total, was painted by the Dutch master between 1888 and 1889....

The girl with a pearl by Johannes Vermeer

The girl with a pearl by Johannes Vermeer

Young Girl with a Pearl, an oil painting on canvas (1665), is one of the best known works by Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer. It depicts an imaginary young woman in an exotic dress and a very large pearl earring. The work is kept in the Mauritshuis Museum in The Hague....

Lu Yang, a multimedia look into the future

Lu Yang, a multimedia look into the future

Contemporary Chinese art reflects China's recent history, its historical development and its social and cultural context. Indeed, many cultural and artistic movements have developed, each pursuing its own objectives, dealing with the past and taking into account the...

Ai Wei Wei, almost politician, fully committed artist

Ai Wei Wei, almost politician, fully committed artist

In the panorama of oriental contemporary art, the contribution of Chinese artists is truly remarkable. There are many names of eminent personalities, who have produced magnificent works. Ai Wei Wei unquestionably belongs to this kind of artist, both fascinating and...