Stories By Joanna Kaszubowska
Bodies And Erotic Art
Celebrating the Male Body in Renaissance FlorenceJune 17, 2019
The adoration of a male body was an inspiration for many artists and there’s no medium better suited to presenting the full beauty and complexity of it than sculpture. Today we’ll take a look at the...
How British was Van Gogh?June 1, 2019
The exhibition Van Gogh and Britain at the Tate Britain brings together over 50 works by Vincent van Gogh to reveal how he was inspired by Britain and how he in turn inspired British artists. The...
Edvard Munch: Love and Angst in British MuseumMay 23, 2019
“We do not want pretty pictures to be hung on drawing-room walls. We want… an art that arrests and engages. An art of one’s innermost heart.” – Edvard Munch British Museum in cooperation with Munch Museum...
Nine Reasons to Smile with Frans HalsApril 4, 2019
Frans Hals (c. 1582 – 1666) was one of the Dutch Golden Age painters. Born in Antwerp, he spent his entire adult life in Haarlem. Hals is most famous for his portraits, which also form the...
Painting Norway – Harald Sohlberg at Dulwich Picture GalleryMarch 22, 2019
Meet Harald Sohlberg (1869-1935), the creator of the “National Painting of Norway”. He may not be as well-known outside of Norway as Edvard Munch, but he is certainly beloved there. Typically associated with Symbolism and Neo-romanticism,...
Lee Miller – Photographing the ExtremesMarch 12, 2019
Lee Miller (1907-1977) was a model, a fashion photographer, a war photographer, a muse and a gourmet cook. She lived the life to the fullest with all its bright and many dark sides. Always striving for...
See a Man About a Dog. Dogs in PaintingsMarch 6, 2019
The title sentence is one of the charming English euphemisms, 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...
The Practical Side of Modernism – Aino Marsio-AaltoJanuary 28, 2019
Aino Marsio-Aalto was a Finnish architect and designer, she was also the wife of Alvar Aalto, which is why you may not have heard about her. They worked very closely together, to a point where now...
More Light! – Canary Wharf Winter LightsJanuary 21, 2019
Canary Wharf Winter Lights returns for the fifth time with a dose of light much needed in the post-holiday season. This year’s edition features 21 installations by some of the most imaginative and exciting international artists...
The End of Lone Genius – Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-gardeJanuary 9, 2019
The Modern Couples exhibition at the Barbican focuses on creative relationships in modern art. How the relation affected the art of both involved individuals, and vice versa. It is an exploration of modern art, modern love...
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