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Mia is a contributing writer from London, with a passion for literature and history. She holds a BA in Classics from the University of Cambridge. Both at work and at home, Mia is surrounded by books, and enjoys writing about great works of fiction and poetry. Her first translation is due to be published next year.
Born in the mid-sixteenth century, Domenicos Theotokopoulos would rise to fame as the artist known simply as El Greco (‘The Greek’). Combining many strands...
Born in the middle of the 15th century, Hieronymus Bosch transformed the world of art. His novel approach to painting shocked and polarized his...
Discovering everything you need to know about Sir Joshua Reynolds, one of England’s most celebrated artists, founder of the Royal Academy of Arts and portraitist of international renown.
The paintings of Jacques-Louis David define an era. This article unpacks everything you need to know about the life and artwork of France’s most epic painter.
It’s up there with death and religion as a no-go area in polite company, but these women artists invite the viewer to question, explore and change their ideas about sex.
Founder of the Early Renaissance and master of perspective, Masaccio was one of Florence’s most important artists. Read on to find out about his tragically short life and immortal legacy.