Stories By Magda Michalska
Is Grace Jones’s Image Art?June 29, 2017
Hey, music fans, yet another post for you! I’m sure you’ve heard Libertango and know its author, Grace Jones, who was a music legend of the 70s and 80s (her animated music videos featuring fantastic collages sweep...
Bodies And Erotic Art
Looking For Hot Renaissance Boys?June 20, 2017
Then look no further! If you need a sight of some muscular bodies, don’t go to the beach this year, but book yourself a ticket to the Sistine Chapel where these hot Renaissance boys are waiting...
Isolation, Death, Femininity in Francesca Woodman’s PhotographsJune 15, 2017
This is going to be a story of beauty, depression and an underappreciated genius which untimely came to an end. Brace yourselves for an unhappy ending and the black-and-white world of Francesca Woodman’s photographs. Old farms Francesca was...
Loving Vincent The Movie Premieres TodayJune 13, 2017
Today, at Annecy Film Festival, Loving Vincent, a film impatiently expected by all art lovers around the world will have its premiere. By bringing to live Vincent van Gogh’s paintings, the film, which is the first fully...
Album Covers Which Are Pure ArtJune 11, 2017
Every serious music fan will recognize the merits of the following albums for the developments in history of contemporary music. But… will they know that they were also groundbreaking for the history of art as they documented how...
Roy Lichtenstein’s Art Quiz For Every Art HistorianJune 10, 2017
Pop art is popping up again! Yet this time, it won’t at all reveal the mechanisms of the modern society with its mass product, celebrities and media hegemony. This time I want to show you that...
Is Jeff Koons’ Art Pornography? (18+)May 30, 2017
Jeff Koons has been controversial from the very beginning of his career, which began around 1979. Having experimented with inflatable bunnies, sculptures of cheesy angels and a lot of pink, he challenged us and our pre-conceptions of...
Manchester Is Safe With Ford Maddox BrownMay 25, 2017
I want to honour the victims of the Manchester attack by sharing with you a very little known series of murals hosted by the Manchester City Council, executed by a Pre-Raphaelites painter, Ford Maddox Brown, which portray the history of...
Bodies And Erotic Art
When The Inquisition Met Nude MajaMay 21, 2017
Which one do you prefer? The Nude Maja or The Clothed Maja? This question might have been asked by the painter Francisco Goya when he completed both paintings and showed them side by side to the commissioner, Manuel de...
Kanye West’s Favourite ArtistsMay 20, 2017
Kanye West- a one-man band, a man who made himself a star. Not only is he a musician, but as his recent activity proves, he is passionate about visual arts and he knows the art market...
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