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7th May 2024

Horoscopes: Art meets star signs

This week we’re helping you align your planets with paintings. Check out the artist whose style suits your star sign.
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Horoscopes: Art meets star signs
The Zodiac. Credit: Ernest Procter (1925) @ WikimediaCommons

This week we’re helping you align your planets with paintings. Check out the artist whose style suits your star sign!

Taurus (20th April – 20th May) – John Constable

You’re a realist Taurus, and so was Constable. No blue sky thinking in his paintings.

Cloud Study, Hampstead, Tree at Right. Credit: John Constable (1821) @WikimediaCommons


Gemini (21st May – 20th June) – Norman Rockwell

Stop gossiping Gemini, you might end up in a Norman Rockwell painting …


Norman Rockwell knew how to deal with gossips. #normanrockwell #arttok #arthistory #edutok #americanart

♬ original sound – The Gaze

Cancer (21st June – 22nd July) – Mark Rothko

You’re an enigma Cancer, reading you is harder than reading a Rothko painting.


What emotions do you feel looking at Mark Rothko’s paintings?  #museumofmodernart #momanyc #markrothko #rothko #abstractart #getcultured — All works by Mark Rothko. © 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York [1] “No.3/No.13.” 1949. Bequest of Mrs. Mark Rothko through The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc. © 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York [2] “No. 10.” 1950. Gift of Philip Johnson [3] “No. 1 (Untitled).” 1948. Gift of the artist [4] “No. 16 (Red, Brown, and Black).” 1958. Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund. © 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

♬ snowfall – Øneheart & reidenshi

Leo (23rd July – 22nd August) – Marina Abaramović

Abramović is always the centre of attention in her performance works, just like you Leo, she loves the limelight…

The Artist is Present. Credit: Marina Abramović (2010) @ WikimediaCommons


Virgo (23rd August – 22nd September) – Johannes Vermeer

Your patience is a virtue Virgo, and Vermeer knew it too, he was known to spend years working on a single painting.

Girl with a Pearl Earring. Credit: Johannes Vermeer (1665) @ WikimediaCommons


Libra (23rd September – 22nd October) – Florine Stettheimer

Stettheimer’s dainty artworks are almost as charming as you Libra!

Sunday Afternoon in the Country. Credit: Florine Stettheimer (1917) @ WikimediaCommons


Scorpio (23rd October – 21st November) – Paul Cézanne

Cézanne was loyal to his subjects (he painted 81 versions of Mount Sainte-Victoire), like you Scorpio, sometimes he just couldn’t let things go …

Mont Sainte-Victoire with Large Pine. Credit: Paul Cézanne (1887) @ WikimediaCommons


Sagittarius (22nd November – 21st December) – Hilma af Klint

Take a break from all that overthinking Sagittarius, let Hilma do the philosophising instead.

The Ten Largest, No.2, Childhood. Credit: Hilma af Klint (1907) @ WikimediaCommons


Capricorn (22nd December – 19th January) – Piet Mondrian

Take a leaf out of Mondrian’s book Capricorn, channel that pragmatism into a pioneering art movement.

Composition No. 1 with Red and Blue. Credit: Piet Mondrian (1931) @ WikimediaCommons


Aquarius (20th January – 18th February) – Georgia O’Keeffe

Hopefully, your pals won’t take your need for alone time personally Aquarius, maybe you just find inspiration in solitude, like Georgia O’Keeffe.

Purple Hills Ghost Ranch – 2 / Purple Hills No II . Credit: Georgia O’Keeffe (1934) @ WikimediaCommons


Pisces (19th February – 20th March) – Natalia Goncharova

Your intuition is powerful Pisces, like Goncharova, you know there’s usually more to a situation than meets the eye.

Cats (Rayonist perception in rose, black and yellow). Credit: Natalia Goncharova (1913) @ WikimediaCommons


Aries (21st March – 19th April) – Jackson Pollock

Pollock turned his passion into paintings, leave that fiery energy on the canvas Aries.


BEHIND THE SCENES Jackson Pollock, Blue poles, 1952, National Gallery of Australia, Kamberri/Canberra, Purchased 1973. © Pollock-Krasner Foundation. ARS/Copyright Agency. #JacksonPollock #NationalGalleryAU #MuseumTok #BehindTheScenes #BluePoles #ArtHistory #ArtTok

♬ Energetic and fast jazz piano BGM(1028331) – Ponetto

Grace Buckley

Grace Buckley

Arts Editor

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