Stories By Magda Michalska
Helena Sofia Schjerfbeck – A Female Finnish GemDecember 14, 2016
I want to share with you my latest discovery: Helena Sofia Schjerfbeck, an unknown gem of Finnish painting. She began during the fine-de-siecle and painted until the late 1940’s. Her very idiosyncratic and personal style makes her difficult...
Giovanni Segantini: A Snowy Story With A Sad EndDecember 10, 2016
December is a month of snow (for those in the colder corners of the world…), hot chocolates with marshmallows and mince pies. I’m slowly getting into this snowy mood and that’s why today I want to present...
Vintage Claus Is Coming To TownDecember 6, 2016
Today is Saint Nicholas Day, a holiday children across the world love because they get little treats if they are good (look up the Dutch version of this holiday!). It’s like a prelude to Christmas for which we...
Special Occasion And News
Fortune-tellers: Art of SuperstitionNovember 30, 2016
St Andrew’s Day is not only a Scottish holiday. In Poland we have this old and pagan tradition of fortune-telling on the night of the 29th of November. We do magic tricks like pouring hot wax...
Museums And Exhibitions
5 Gems of the National Gallery in EdinburghNovember 29, 2016
Happy St Andrew’s Day! St Andrew, one of Jesus’ disciples, is Scotland’s patron because the Scots believed to have descended from the Scythians who lived on the shores of the Black Sea in what is now Romania and...
The Romantic World Of M(a)cdonald’s Art (No Burgers Included)November 28, 2016
(Sorry for this inappropriate pun in the title, I simply couldn’t stop myself.) I’m not going to serve you any reheated burgers, on the contrary, today’s artists are a real gem in the Scottish art history....
Special Occasion And News
9 Most Expensive Paintings In The WorldNovember 25, 2016
Imagine the world in which there would be Black Friday discounts on works of art… Hahaha, it’s so unreal that I cannot even imagine that. Anyway, I thought that too many sales today can give one...
Caffeinated Art- Masterpieces For Coffee Lovers!November 22, 2016
Is there anything more delightful than a cup of hot coffee? It turns out that yes, there is, and it’s coffee with art! That’s why today we’ll be providing you with your daily dose of caffeine...
Lady Gaga Is Art – A Post Not Only For Her FansNovember 19, 2016
Since Lady Gaga won the Best Look and Best Female Act prizes at this year’s MTV EMAs, we want to congratulate her by showing you yet another side of her artistic persona: a painterly one! In 2013 she...
Five Contemporary Artists On Instagram You Should FollowNovember 16, 2016
On Instagram you can find not only photos of people’s meals but also a few artsy jewels. Today we want to show you which of the recognized artists are active on social media and have Instagram...
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