The Ancient Thracian City of Perperikon is one of the oldest megalithic monuments in the world, completely carved in the rocks of the Rhodopi Mountain. In the 20 years since its discovery, it has become one of the most important tourist attractions in Bulgaria. Thracian culture remains a mystery today as these tribes had no written language. According to ancient Greeks, they were incredibly skilled and fierce warriors, as well as exquisite craftsmen.
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A painting in the romantic style is not a scene of young love or men and women with butterflies in their stomachs. It’s a painting full of rich emotions of any kind, such as happiness, fear, or hatred. Francisco Goya painted works that exhibited the emotional grief of war and death and also showed the emotional gratification of family, love, and lust. His work inspired individuality in the art world and the very idea of modern art as we know it today. Let’s learn more with these 10 facts about..
The idea of sending and selling nude photographs may seem to be a contemporary idea, many famous photographers captured nude images. The saying “sex sells” is cliché, but it does hold a great deal of truth. These photographers were artists, who found ways to elevate the photographed nude beyond purely pornographic imagery by meshing sexually charged images with artistic themes.
Victor Horta was a famous Belgian architect and he was considered the Father of Art Nouveau. However, the public did not always acknowledge his genius. Born in Ghent in 1861, Horta had a creative mind and proceeded by trial and error before finding his pathway. Victor Horta’s fame came with his first Art Nouveau architectural masterpieces at the turn of the 20th century. Yet, as the Art Nouveau movement quickly became outdated, the end of his career was a difficult period, and Horta died...