Selfie-feminism, the Sad Girl Theory and the Sad Girls of InstagramApril 11, 2018
A new wave of female artists started to appear on Instagram. They come from various backgrounds, were born in different decades, their styles are wildly different, but they share a similar characteristic. They’re women, they’re proud of it...
Make Me Beautiful, Madame D’OraApril 9, 2018
When I decided to write about Dora Kallmus, more known by her pseudonym Madame d’Ora, I found out that the Leopold Museum in Vienna is going to open in July an exhibition entirely dedicated to her, entitled Make Me...
10 Photographic Reasons Why You Should Fall In Love with Toulouse-LautrecDecember 21, 2017
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, was a French painter, printmaker, draughtsman, caricaturist and illustrator whose immersion in the colourful and theatrical life of Paris in the late 19th century allowed him to produce a collection of enticing, elegant and provocative...
The Hundred Faces Of Kiki de MontparnasseSeptember 15, 2017
She was an actress, singer and muse to Man Ray. Known as the “Queen of Montparnasse” she influenced the trajectory of Paris’s roaring 1920s. Kiki, originally Alice Prin, was born in Burgundy in 1901, and had a poor, uneducated...
How Would Superheroes Have Looked In The 17th Century?August 20, 2017
16th century – a beautiful time full of people wearing ruffs. Huuuuge, remarkable ruffs: Those ruffs stayed in memory. Also in the memory of the French photographer Sacha Goldberger who was inspired by the paintings hanging in his...
How Cindy Sherman Shaked The Art World With InstagramAugust 10, 2017
Couple of days ago, a private Instagram account run by famous photographer Cindy Sherman featuring a new series of selfies was made public. It created a sensation in the art world overnight. The account was created as private on...
Man Ray, Kiki With African MaskJuly 23, 2017
His name was Emmanuel Radnitsky, her name was Alice Prin, but we know them as Man Ray and Kiki. They were the heroes of Montparnasse in the Twenties. He was a painter and a photographer; she was his...
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