Marija Canjuga

Articles by Marija

Dine & Wine

10 Cocktails Inspired by Art for Artsy Drinking

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...

Marija Canjuga 22 December 2021

Museum Stories

Pharmacy Museums: Houses of Oddities

A pharmacy is a very weird kind of shop. It has your favorite skin creams and food supplements. They also carry medicines for the flu, blood...

Marija Canjuga 17 May 2021

Literature

Beautiful and Scary: Illustrations by Harry Clarke for Poe’s Horror Stories

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...

Marija Canjuga 18 March 2021

The Idyllic Winters in Croatian Naïve Art

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...

Marija Canjuga 27 January 2021

Theater & Cinema

Federico Fellini. The Great Italian Caricaturist

Federico Fellini is one of the greatest and most influential filmmakers of all time. He created a unique style based on fantasy, dreams,...

Marija Canjuga 2 December 2020

Museum Stories

Ars et Virtus: Croatia-Hungary. 800 Years of Common Heritage

On 24th September 2020 the Klovićevi Dvori Gallery in Zagreb, Croatia, opened an exhibition named Ars et Virtus. Croatia-Hungary, 800 Years of...

Marija Canjuga 13 November 2020

Women Artists

Elena Luksch-Makowsky: From St. Petersburg, through Vienna to Hamburg

On the 24th of September, the Belvedere Museum in Vienna opened an in-sight exhibition dedicated to Elena Luksch-Makowsky, a Russian painter and...

Marija Canjuga 16 October 2020

Women Artists

Helene Kröller-Müller: Life Between Love and Art

The Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo, Netherlands holds the second-largest Van Gogh collection in the world. Furthermore, there are masterpieces by...

Marija Canjuga 21 July 2020

Erotica

Lesbian Love and Sex in Art History

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...

Marija Canjuga 30 June 2020

Earthquakes and Art. The Story of the Zagreb Art Pavilion

On Sunday, March 22nd, early in the morning a 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit the Croatian capital. People lost their homes and their workplaces.

Marija Canjuga 2 April 2020