The Cave of Apelles

The Cave of Apelles


Latest Episodes

David Molesky on Apelles, Pliny and the Superiority of the Rough Painting Technique
August 15, 2022

David Molesky is a former student of Odd Nerdrum,…

"Art" or "Kitsch" as a Name for Classical Culture? | Jan-Ove Tuv & Martin Romberg
August 01, 2022

In the modern age, many are confused by the dull …

Why you should Stop Using Linseed Oil for Painting and Transition to Walnut Oil | David Molesky
July 18, 2022

David Molesky is a figurative painter who stopped…

Why Human Beings Primarily see the World through the Poetic Lens | Interview with William Heimdal
July 15, 2022

Carl Korsnes sits down with the young Norwegian p…

What Constitutes Good Landscape Painting? | Boris Koller & Jan-Ove Tuv
July 05, 2022

Should you paint landscapes from imagination or c…

Three Stages of Painting, the Circular and the Linear | Odd Nerdrum & Jan-Ove Tuv
June 15, 2022

Jan-Ove Tuv sat down for a special interview with…

Honoring our Ancestors and Building a Positive Alternative by Regarding History as Present
June 05, 2022

What are we if we do not pay heed to and respect …

How the Kitsch Questionnaire Helps Kitschmen and Artists Clarify their Values
May 25, 2022

Jan-Ove Tuv sits down with Nic Thurman to talk ab…

Michael Diamant on the Classical Architecture Takeover and the Utter Stupidity of the Modernists
May 11, 2022

Michael Diamant sheds light on what defines "clas…

A World Beyond Past and Future: Odd Nerdrum's Hopeful and Soothing Vision of Humanity
May 05, 2022

What is it that captivates people about his paint…