Stories By Joanna Kaszubowska
The Great Art Robbery…FoiledNovember 16, 2019
Recently I had the pleasure of reviewing the Rembrandt’s Light exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery. Sadly, since Thursday, 14th November 2019, the gallery is closed until further notice. This is due to a failed attempt...
10 Beautiful Kimono from the Victoria & Albert Museum CollectionNovember 15, 2019
Victoria and Albert Museum in London is one of the leading museums focusing on art and design. It’s special for me due to the vast range of their collection, excluding no material or technique. V&A collects...
Rembrandt’s Light—Dulwich Picture GalleryNovember 5, 2019
Rembrandt’s Light exhibition at The Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death. The focus of this exhibition is on the artist’s use of light. It may seem like a limited and even narrow perspective...
I Know What I Am. A Fascinating Graphic Novel about Artemisia GentileschiOctober 2, 2019
The riveting life story of Baroque’s most famous woman painter – Artemisia Gentileschi. Told and shown by Gina Siciliano in her beautifully published graphic novel I Know What I Am. Allow me to start with a...
Natural Shine – Nature Inspired Jewelry from Victoria and Albert MuseumSeptember 5, 2019
The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has a fantastic collection of jewelry. This time we will take a look at the pieces inspired by natural forms. Nature-inspired jewelry, decorated with clearly recognizable flowers or fruit,...
Razzle Dazzle Me – 5 Jewelry Pieces from Victoria & Albert CollectionAugust 19, 2019
The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has a stunning collection of jewelry. Every time I visit the museum, I make a point to also check out the collection, as if it was my jewelry box....
Painting of the Week: Diego Velázquez, The Rokeby VenusAugust 18, 2019
Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599 – 1660) was the leading artist in the court of King Philip IV, and one of the most important painters of the Spanish Golden Age and European Baroque. And...
Meet the Four Powerful Women of BronzinoAugust 12, 2019
Agnolo di Cosimo (1503-1572), known as Bronzino was an Italian Mannerist painter. He lived and worked in Florence and became the court painter of Cosimo I de’ Medici. Bronzino trained with Pontormo, who influenced his style,...
Painting of the Week: Giovanni Battista Moroni, The TailorJuly 28, 2019
The Tailor is one of Giovanni Battista Moroni’s most famous portraits. Not only is it an astonishing work of art, but the sitter himself is quite handsome (he somewhat reminds me of Hugh Jackman, I’m not...
It’s too Hot to Move – Paintings for the HeatwaveJuly 2, 2019
As the heatwave rolls across Europe, it is certainly becoming too hot to move. And when we’re not moving, nothing is more pleasant than to lie down. So, limit all your activity, lie down comfortably and...
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