Stories By Joanna Kaszubowska
The Lady with the DogJuly 4, 2020
The Lady with the Dog is a title that I borrowed from Chekhov’s short story. It is a story of an affair, however, in art the dog quite often has been a symbol of fidelity. As...
See a Man About a Dog: Dogs in PaintingsJuly 1, 2020
The title sentence is a charming English euphemism, usually used to apologize for one’s imminent departure or absence—generally to conceal one’s true purpose, such as going to use the toilet or going to buy a drink....
Tom of Finland: the Artist Who Created the Village People’s LookJune 29, 2020
Meet Tom of Finland, the artist that inspired the looks of Freddie Mercury and the Village People. He was friends with Robert Mapplethorpe, and Andy Warhol visited his first exhibition in a boot shop in 1978....
Entertain Us! 10 Funniest DailyArt Magazine ArticlesJune 1, 2020
We have all been stuck at home for a few weeks now. The terror of the first weeks is gone, the excitement of inventing things to cook from canned foods is well past us. If you...
The Hidden Gems of the Van Gogh MuseumMay 17, 2020
Every museum has its share of highlights. There are those that struggle with so many that it is difficult to make a list of reasonable length. The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam is one such case....
How Art Inspired Game of Thrones CreatorsMay 15, 2020
It has been a while since Game of Thrones ran its course. Are you re-watching it during lockdown? Trying to escape our current bleak world, for the vivid and cruel one of Westeros? Have you ever...
10 Highlights from the Van Gogh MuseumMay 3, 2020
In a museum dedicated to a painter like Vincent van Gogh, you are bound to find more than ten highlights. But since we all like lists, and as lists have to be limited, and since ten...
The Pre-Raphaelites and the WombatApril 9, 2020
Many people are obsessed with cute cats, penguins, pandas, koalas, and all sorts of animals. However one rarely hears about the wombat, especially in relation to art. It seems the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was very unique in...
Art State of Mind
Theatre Plays, Opera and Music Online to Keep you Entertained During LockdownMarch 27, 2020
By now most of us have been in lockdown for at least a few days, binge-watching Netflix and Amazon to the point of total exhaustion. Why not try something a bit different! This Friday is a...
Art State of Mind
Lockdown Artsy Entertainment ToolkitMarch 21, 2020
Initially the idea of a lock-down and extended opportunity to work from home may look a tiny bit appealing. No more commuting, no more dressing up for the office, if your webcam isn’t too good you...
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- Lesbian Love and Sex in Art History
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- Cute Babies in Art: From Rubens to Cassatt
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