Stories By Magda Michalska
How Well Do You Know Shakespeare? Check Your Knowledge [Quiz]October 7, 2016
As probably every fan of Shakespeare is aware of, in 2016 The entire Globe (pun intended) celebrates this ingenious writer, poet and actor. On this occasion, we want to join the party and present 5 stunning...
Sport And Entertainment
Sports Lover? Spot The Ball!October 6, 2016
Are you an active person? You can’t sit for a long while, you have to be always on the move? Well, then this is a short collection just for you: sports paintings by Sir John Lavery,...
Bible According To BlakeOctober 5, 2016
William Blake, an English Romantic poet, painter and printmaker, was commissioned by his patron Thomas Butts, a civil servant, around 80 works with various biblical subjects. His own interpretations of the famous scenes from the Bible...
Hoovers Can Be Art – A Post For Perfect HousewivesOctober 3, 2016
Do you like cleaning? I do, though I’m still far from being a Perfect Housewife. But I really like hoovering (especially with Henry). And the American artist Jeff Koons seems to be a fan of hoovers,...
Naked Truth About Academic ArtOctober 1, 2016
Academicism was a dominant style in European sculpture and painting in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It was called so because it was dictated by the French Academy of Art, Académie des Beaux-Arts, which was probably...
Pauline Boty- The Mother Of Pop Art (And She’s Not American)September 29, 2016
Surprise, surprise, Pop Art did not begin in the States in the sixties but in the United Kingdom, and already in 1952. Everything started with Eduardo Paolozzi’s series of collages “Bunk” in which he used pieces of...
The Story of An Excessively Electric Friendship Between Vincent and PaulSeptember 28, 2016
People say that you shouldn’t live with your friends because your friendship may deteriorate. And the story of friendship between Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin can be used as an exemplary illustration of this saying. An...
Picasso’s Favourite Instrument…September 26, 2016
That’s pretty obvious – it’s a guitar! (whoever had any dirty thoughts given the title, go to read about emotions first). It’s probably the most significant instrument for Cubism or even for the entire modern art. It...
Suzanne Valadon: The Mistress Of MontmartreSeptember 23, 2016
She started as a model because she didn’t have money for professional painting classes. She would watch the artists for whom she worked, such as Henri de Tolouse-Lautrec or Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and follow their moves and...
Click Here If You’re On A Diet And Craving Something SweetSeptember 22, 2016
I’ve decided – I’m going on a diet. Another one. And this time I’m going to stick to it, honestly! In order to survive, because I have a terrible sweet tooth, I’ve prepared something I can...
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