Stories By Marija Canjuga
Beautiful and Scary: Illustrations by Harry Clarke for Poe’s Horror StoriesMarch 18, 2021
Harry Clarke was an Irish stained-glass artist and book illustrator. He made notable works in both fields, but somehow are his stained-glass works more the subject of discussion. They are also easier to find. However, his...
The Idyllic Winters in Croatian Naïve ArtJanuary 27, 2021
Croatian naïve art is a specific style of art which originated in a small rural municipality called Hlebine. It began simply as an appreciation of the artworks of uneducated peasants. But later, it became a recognizable style...
Art State of Mind
Federico Fellini. The Great Italian CaricaturistDecember 2, 2020
Federico Fellini is one of the greatest and most influential filmmakers of all time. He created a unique style based on fantasy, dreams, extravaganza, the surreal, decadence, satire, and bizarreness. However, it is less known that...
Ars et Virtus: Croatia-Hungary. 800 Years of Common HeritageNovember 13, 2020
On 24th September 2020 the Klovićevi Dvori Gallery in Zagreb, Croatia, opened an exhibition named Ars et Virtus. Croatia-Hungary, 800 Years of Common Heritage. The exhibition is a general display of the common heritage of Croatia...
Elena Luksch-Makowsky: From St. Petersburg, through Vienna to HamburgOctober 16, 2020
On the 24th of September, the Belvedere Museum in Vienna opened an in-sight exhibition dedicated to Elena Luksch-Makowsky, a Russian painter and sculptor. She was one of the central figures of the Vienna Secession. The exhibition...
Helene Kröller-Müller: Life Between Love and ArtJuly 21, 2020
The Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo, Netherlands holds the second-largest Van Gogh collection in the world. Furthermore, there are masterpieces by modern masters such as Claude Monet, Georges Seurat, Pablo Picasso, and Piet Mondrian. However, there would...
Bodies And Erotic Art
Lesbian Love and Sex in Art HistoryJune 30, 2020
Lesbian love and sex is an often hidden part of humanity. Furthermore, it seems like it was always so. However, there are few examples from the earliest times of history which show it is a part...
Art State of Mind
10 Cocktails Inspired by Art for Artsy DrinkingJune 12, 2020
Most of us have now plenty of time to take some “me time” and enjoy a long bubble bath, read a good book, work out, or perhaps just contemplate the works of our favorite artists. However,...
Earthquakes and Art. The Story of the Zagreb Art PavilionApril 2, 2020
On Sunday, March 22nd, early in the morning a 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit the Croatian capital. People lost their homes and their workplaces. Furthermore, many museums and art galleries suffered great damage. To depict the cultural...
Balkan Female Artists You Didn’t Know About and You ShouldMarch 31, 2020
There are never enough stories about talented women. So, inspired by a women’s art exhibition in the Art Pavilion in Zagreb, I picked a few artworks that amazed me. The exhibition focused on the Balkan female...
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