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Zuzanna Stanska

Art Historian, huge fan of Giorgione and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. Founder and CEO of DailyArtMagazine.com and DailyArt mobile app. But to be honest, her greatest accomplishment is being the owner of Pimpek the Cat.

Stories By Zuzanna Stanska

  • Edward Hopper Soir Bleu Edward Hopper Soir Bleu

    Painting of the Week

    Edward Hopper, Soir Bleu

    By October 14, 2018

    Loneliness in the crowd. We’re at a café somewhere in France. Seven people sat at the tables: a powdered prostitute, a clown with white make-up, a military man in epaulettes, a bearded bohemian and a pair of...

  • Gustav Klimt tree paintings Gustav Klimt tree paintings

    Secession

    Gustav Klimt And His Love For Trees In Paintings

    By October 9, 2018

    Gustav Klimt, the greatest master of Vienna Secession is known for his golden paintings full of fantastic creatures, rich ornaments and beautiful women (who are often naked). But Klimt had also another, less known side called...

  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Theatre Box Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Theatre Box

    Painting of the Week

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Theatre Box

    By October 7, 2018

    Entertainments such as cabarets, theatres and the circus were popular themes among the Impressionist painters whose mission was portraying the modern city life. Theatre in Paris was a rapidly expanding industry during the 19th century where it was...

  • Vincent van Gogh Portrait of Joseph Roulin Vincent van Gogh Portrait of Joseph Roulin

    Painting of the Week

    Vincent van Gogh, Portrait of Joseph Roulin

    By September 30, 2018

    Joseph Roulin worked for a post office in the French town of Arles. He didn’t carry letters—he rather was sorting mail at the train station. In 1888, Vincent van Gogh moved to Arles, a fifteen-hour train...

  • Hockney Queen's Window Hockney Queen's Window

    21st century

    The iPad-designed David Hockney’s Queen’s Window Presented At Westminster Abbey

    By September 29, 2018

    David Hockney is an artist who lately, while creating his works often reaches for… his iPad. A coloured window designed on a tablet has been unveiled at Westminster Abbey. It shows blue skies and a red...

  • Johannes Vermeer, Woman Reading a Letter Johannes Vermeer, Woman Reading a Letter

    Painting of the Week

    Johannes Vermeer, Woman Reading a Letter

    By September 23, 2018

    On the Johannes Vermeer‘s painting, we see a quiet, private moment. In Woman Reading a Letter, a young woman stands engrossed in reading a letter. She looks like she’s pregnant. It is a morning, and she is...

  • Pont-Aven School Pont-Aven School

    19th Century

    Everything You Must Know About Pont-Aven School

    By September 21, 2018

    The year 1886 was a turning point for Paul Gauguin’s career as a painter. That was the year when the village of Pont-Aven in Brittany, France, became the centre of a vibrant international artists’ colony. In...

  • Paul Gauguin, Vision after the Sermon (Jacob Wrestling with the Angel), 1888, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh Paul Gauguin, Vision after the Sermon (Jacob Wrestling with the Angel), 1888, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

    Painting of the Week

    Paul Gauguin, The Vision after the Sermon

    By September 16, 2018

    Vision after the Sermon is one of the most important works the artist painted in Brittany. Breton peasants, which Gauguin viewed as exotic, are here plain types treated as flat silhouettes and painted in bright colours and simplified shapes....

  • Cinema

    ALL Art In BoJack Horseman We Could Find Gathered In One Place (5th Season Update)

    By September 13, 2018

    We love it when pop culture is adopting, using and remixing art history, especially when that mixture includes a T.V. show. If you’re a BoJack Horseman fan and an art aficionado, you’re going to love this...

  • caravaggio bacchus Caravaggio, Bacchus, c. 1596, Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence caravaggio bacchus Caravaggio, Bacchus, c. 1596, Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

    Painting of the Week

    Hey Boy, Hey Girl: Bacchus by Caravaggio

    By September 9, 2018

    A youthful Bacchus, god of fertility, ritual madness, religious ecstasy and theatre is reclining in classical fashion with grapes and vine leaves in his hair. On a stone table in front of him, there is a bowl of fruit...

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