On September 8, Queen Elizabeth II, the Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms, peacefully died aged 96 in Balmoral Castle, Aberdeenshire. To commemorate the life of the Queen, we want to draw your attention to the Royal Collection that significantly grew during Elizabeth’s reign.
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Disguised or not, Jesus Christ has been a famous figure in art since the Roman Empire. Surprisingly enough, the Almighty was featured in some of the most influential and crucial artworks in art history. In this blog post, we will focus on the sacred art of Jesus Christ and take a look at some famous paintings featuring the Messiah.
Many directors take inspiration from art in their work. You can see famous paintings in movie scenes, or the entire movie can be dedicated to a specific artwork. Today, we will discuss the most popular movies featuring famous paintings.
The well-known auctioneers, Showplace, will hold the New York City estate auction on August 21. In the blog post, you will find some of the highlights of the upcoming auction that you might want to see and, possibly, purchase.
The architectural style of Orthodox churches can differ depending on the period they were built in. However, there are still certain specificities of construction that we would like to discuss in this blog post.
Netsuke is a Japanese miniature sculpture, which was very popular in the Edo period (1603–1868). Its appearance was caused by traditional fashion and the popularity of tobacco. Despite the small sizes, these art pieces feature images of whole historical events and groups of figures.
If you are a big fan of collecting unique art and antiques or pieces of designer furniture, the next Showplace estate auction is just what the doctor ordered. The famous regular auction will traditionally be held in the Flatiron neighborhood on April 24.