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Magda Michalska

Magda, art historian and Italianist, she writes about art because she cannot make it herself. She loves committed and political artists like Ai Weiwei or the Futurists; like Joseph Beuys she believes that art can change us and we can change the world.

Stories By Magda Michalska

  • Art State of Mind

    All by Myself, a Lonely Story of Solitude in Painting

    By March 25, 2020

    Aaaaaaalllll by myseeeeeeeeelf, don’t wanna be, aaaaallll by myself- anymore…  Shout out to all those lonely souls who at nights hold on tight to hot water bottles, or teddy bears (or pillows if in a fit...

  • 21st century

    Michael Rakowitz: His Lost Heritage and Enemies

    By March 23, 2020

    In March 2020 the Fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square in London, which since 1998 temporarily hosts sculptures and installations by contemporary artists, will no longer be guarded by the 700 BC sculpture which once stood at...

  • Art State of Mind

    What to Do with Your Time when in Quarantine? Tips from Art!

    By March 22, 2020

    Seriously, what should I do with my time if I’m in real quarantine and I cannot go out for two weeks? How to avoid going crazy without face-to-face contact with the human race? If you’re in...

  • Bodies And Erotic Art

    Be A Lady, They Said: the Poem in Paintings

    By March 6, 2020

    Possibly the most viral video of the week is the poem by Camille Rainville Be a Lady, They Said recited brilliantly by Cinthia Nixon (Sex and the City star and activist) and produced for Girls Girls...

  • Art State of Mind

    Artsy New Year’s Resolutions

    By January 1, 2020

    Do you also try to change your life when the New Year approaches? Quitting smoking, finding a girlfriend/boyfriend, going on a diet, starting a business or changing a job… The list is endless and this is...

  • dailyart

    Ice Skating in Painting

    By December 30, 2019

    Yesterday I went to the ice rink and I realized again how fun it is to slide and feel light again (or very heavy when you fall). So I thought it would be fun to review...

  • dailyart

    Hot Chocolate Paintings for a Cozy Evening

    By December 26, 2019

    Although December has been extremely warm this year I still crave a good old hot chocolate and a cozy evening under the blankets. The Gift for Strangers Chocolate means ‘Food of the Gods’ and although all...

  • Religious Art

    It’s Christmas! See Art’s Best Nativity Scenes

    By December 25, 2019

    Merry Christmas to you all! Whether you believe in God or just in Art, DailyArt Magazine team wants to wish you a wonderful time spent with your loved ones. To celebrate, we’re showing you all the nativity...

  • 19th Century

    Hiroshige’s Winter Views of Edo

    By December 21, 2019

    One of the most famous woodblock printers of the late Edo period in Japan, Hiroshige, produced a series of a hundred views showing Edo city (today’s Tokyo) from unusual viewing angles, which revealed the hidden beauty...

  • 20th century

    Max Ernst’s Collaged Memories

    By December 20, 2019

    Long time no see, it feels like home to be back at DailyArt! As Christmas approaches I finally have time to write for DailyArt Magazine again. To kick off the season of lights floating in the...

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