Stories By Magda Michalska
Christo and Jeanne Claude- With Love Through ArtJuly 28, 2017
If two people are born on precisely same day, they must be destined to meet. He was Bulgarian, she was French. They met when he was called in to paint a portrait of her mother. They...
Scandalous Rodin, Bathrobe and Some Phallic ImageryJuly 27, 2017
One of the greatest French novelists dies. One of the greatest French sculptors is commissioned to raise him a monument. Yet instead of presenting him in magnificence at the writing desk, he shows him in a bathrobe… Such...
Bodies And Erotic Art
Male Homosexuality in Western ArtJuly 17, 2017
As Malta votes to legalize same-sex marriage, I decide to unearth again the topic of homosexuality in Western art. Since last time I wrote about lesbianism, today it’s time for male homosexuality. Ready? Ancient Education Warren...
Ancient Bikini GirlsJuly 16, 2017
If you ever wondered when the history of bikini began, it started exactly at the same place in history as philosophy, mathematics and art: with the ancient! The Roman mosaics found in Sicily prove that women...
Luisa Casati: The Living Work of ArtJuly 7, 2017
Woman who outraged and inspired people of her times, who was a symbol of the Belle Epoque and a muse to her-contemporary artists. She owned palaces all over Italy but died indebted and alone in London....
Top 4 Summer Destinations From ArtJuly 6, 2017
Are you still undecided on where to go to for your vacation? Have you visited all the summer destinations from our last year’s list and are looking for inspiration? Here comes the selection of artsy places...
Picasso’s Beach Body, Baby and Capa’s CameraJune 30, 2017
Summer’s hooooooooot! I dream of going to the beach instead of studying for my exams so I’ve decided to take a short break and dive into the Mediterreanean sea together with a painter who just adored...
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...
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- 10 Best Portraits Of Édouard Manet
- The Orientalism of Eugène Delacroix – Beware of the Colors!
- Here Comes the Sun… Sunrises for Hope in Art
- Lesbian Love and Sex in Art History
- Ardhanarishvara – Androgynous Portrayal of Shiva and Parvati
- Artists’ Beloved Travel Destinations as Seen Through Their Art
- Cute Babies in Art: From Rubens to Cassatt
- Pink Unicorns, Cowboys and Candy Clouds: Welcome to Will Cotton’s Own Wild West
- A Capri Romance: John Singer Sargent and Rosina Fererra