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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

  • Seasons

    All Saints Day With A Twist

    By November 1, 2016

    First of November for many of the people looks like this: Typical 1st of November Ok, maybe not sooooo dramatic. But the fact is, people go to the cemeteries, leave a candle at their relatives’ graves,...

  • Just Weird

    TOP 10 Paintings For Halloween

    By October 31, 2016

    Are still looking for some costume-inspiration? What about painterly theme this year? Or maybe you just like to get scared? We offer you our Halloween ranking of the scariest paintings art history has seen… 10. 9....

  • Art Nouveau

    The Drunk Art History: Absinthe

    By October 28, 2016

    Have you ever wondered why there are so many paintings of people drinking absinthe in the history of art? Well, I have. I realized it must have been a favourite drink of the Parisian boheme in...

  • Just Weird

    Wunderkammer- A Universe In Your Closet

    By October 27, 2016

    How would you feel if you found a mummified crocodile in your best friend’s room? Well, pretty awkward I guess, although I imagine that you’ve seen worst if you’ve ever lived in a boarding school or college accommodation…...

  • Symbolism

    Jacek Malczewski’s Dates With Death

    By October 24, 2016

    Recently we’ve been really into Symbolism, I guess it’s for this autumnish vibe in the air. Today will be no different, we want to show you somebody from Poland, a fascinating painter whose Symbolist paintings still...

  • 20th century

    Sonia Delaunay and Clothing: Geometry Is In Fashion

    By October 21, 2016

    Sonia Delaunay was a busy woman.  She was an officer of the French Legion of Honor, a wife of a famous painter (that’s already tough) and an artist herself. On top of that she was a fashion...

  • Artists' Stories

    Diego Rivera’s Life In Portraits

    By October 18, 2016

    Diego Rivera is mostly famous for his controversial mural for the Rockefeller family and for being the husband of Frida Kahlo. Yet in his times, he was the more famous one in their marriage, and definitely...

  • Architecture

    About A Bad Guy Who Commissioned A Chapel To Save His Soul

    By October 17, 2016

    Ciao ragazzi! Saluti from Italy! (Zuza is here too, but in a different place, so DailyArtDaily has basically invaded the country!). I’m doing Erasmus in Padova, so for this reason you’ll probably be hearing more about Italian artists...

  • 20th century

    Abakans – The New Humans of Magdalena Abakanowicz

    By October 15, 2016

    I can see a group of approximately 250 people, all of them standing. Children and adults. I come closer and I realize they have no heads. I come even closer and I touch one of them....

  • Architecture

    Pen Pineapple Apple Pen – Art Edition

    By October 13, 2016

    I’m pretty sure you know the new viral youtube song. While watching it for a hundredth time, I remembered a real artistic folly bearing an (in)famous title of “the most bizarre building in Scotland”: the PINEAPPLE...

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