July, 2018 | Online Art Museum

Month: July 2018

Antwerpen… The golden cathedral.

The Cathedral of Our Lady (Dutch: Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal) is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Antwerp, Belgium. Its architects were Jan and Pieter Appelmans. The church’s one finished spire is 404 ft high, the highest church tower in the Benelux. Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor commented that the spire should be kept under glass, and Napoleon compared…

“La bibliotheĚ€que en feu” (Painting by Vieira da Silva)

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Modern Collection, Lisbon, Portugal Material:Oil on canvas Collection: Calouste Gulbenkian Museum Inv.: 79PE96 ABOUT THE WORK In this work, Vieira da Silva addresses one of her favourite themes, that of the library. From early on in her career, various subjects periodically re-emerge – though in different forms rather than as part of…