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Marie-Joelle Eschmann

Marie-Joelle Eschmann
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Marie-Joëlle works as a communication specialist and contributing writer. Originally from Switzerland, she is currently living in Istanbul from where she travels to ancient historical sites such as Ephesos in Turkey or Persepolis in Iran. She has a deep interest in art and art history and holds a certificate from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art.

9 of The Most Exciting Portraiture Artists of The 21st Century

  The photographer and gallerist Alfred Stieglitz believed that portraiture painting would become obsolete throughout the beginning of the 20th century. He asserted that by...

Japonism: This Is What Claude Monet’s Art Has in Common with Japanese Art

  Claude Monet, like many other impressionist artists, had a deep interest in Japanese art. Its novelty and sophistication fascinated many Europeans. It was a...

When East meets West: The Unique Art of the Ottoman Empire

  When we think of the Ottoman Empire, it immediately and almost inevitably sparks our imagination. It evokes an orientalist fantasy that is populated by...

Camille Henrot: All About The Top Contemporary Artist

  Camille Henrot is one of the big shooting stars in the contemporary art scene – at least since she has won the prestigious Silver...

How Marcel Proust Praises Artists & Their Visions

If you think that Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s novel “War and Peace” is long, then it is about time to recall Marcel Proust’s “In Search of...

6 Iconic Female Artists You Should Know

There are countless female artists that have created a remarkable, unique œuvre. From contemporary Camille Henrot to sculptor Louise Bourgeois and expressionist Gabriele Münter, many female masters deserve more visibility.

3 Of The Most Controversial Paintings In Art History

“Art has to be deeply disturbing”, artist Marina Abramovic says while standing in front of Courbet’s The Origin of the World, a provocative icon of modern art. Here’s 3 of art history’s most discussed paintings.