136 Paintings by Gustav Klimt Now Online (Including 63 Paintings in an Immersive Augmented Reality Gallery)

At the end of World War II the Nazis burned an Austrian castle full of masterpieces, including three paintings by Gustav Klimt entitled Philosophy, Medicine, and Jurisprudence. Called the “Faculty Paintings,” these were commissioned by the University of Vienna for the ceiling of its Great Hall in 1900, then, upon completion seven years later, were … Read more

The Burmese artist making paintings to fight against Myanmar’s military junta

A new Paris exhibition is shining a light on seven Burmese artists using their artwork to resist Myanmar’s military junta. FRANCE 24 interviewed Bart Was Not Here, one of the artists featured. “I’m not an activist, I’m an artist,” says Bart Was Not Here, categorically rejecting being portrayed as a political dissident. However, since the army’s … Read more