Stories By Magda Michalska
Sports fan? These 7 Historical Posters Show That Olympic Games Are Not Over YetSeptember 12, 2016
We thought we’d overslept the Olympic Games in Rio this summer… But there are Paraolympic Games going on so there is still a reason to celebrate the magic of sport! Let’s unveil our selection of precious...
September To Remember – 9/11 TributeSeptember 11, 2016
It’s been 15 years already. They jumped from the burning floors— one, two, a few more, higher, lower. The photograph halted them in life, and now keeps them above the earth toward the earth. Each...
Bodies And Erotic Art
Breastfeeding in Public Paintings Allowed Here!September 10, 2016
Breastfeeding in public recurs in the public debate from time to time. Whether it’s legal, ethical, aesthetic… Well, no matter if you’re a mother, a hungry baby or an annoyed passerby, these paintings are showing that...
My name is Sofonisba And I’m Michelangelo’s GalSeptember 7, 2016
And I don’t mean it as a mistress, no, no, I’m a respectable girl who comes from a little poor but still a noble family of Cremona. When I travelled to Rome, I was introduced to Michelangelo...
Best Vermeer’s Forger And His FakesSeptember 2, 2016
Who wouldn’t love to discover an unknown original painting by Johannes Vermeer? It must be a blissful moment to find an untouched and unspoiled work of art by the brush of a master. A work that nobody...
Bodies And Erotic Art
Respectable Women From Art History – Yes, Most Of Them Were Naked. A Short Comment To Burkinis.September 1, 2016
I want to add my personal voice to the debate about burkini and whether it enslaves women or the contrary. The creator of the burkini, Aheda Zanetti, clearly said that she had designed it to give...
These 4 Cutest Joshua Reynolds’ Children Will Make You Miss ChildhoodAugust 31, 2016
Sir Joshua Reynolds, the first president of the British Royal Academy founded in 1768, was an exemplary painter. Having travelled to Italy on his Grand Tour, he had an opportunity to study the Great Masters and...
Titian’s Women Who Are In Fact The Same WomanAugust 28, 2016
Titian had it all. He was so talented that people called him after Dante’s Paradiso “The sun amidst small stars”. He knew how to paint landscapes, still lifes, human figures, animals. He was also a master...
4 Of Hitler’s Least Favourite ‘Degenerate’ Artists (There Were Many More)August 27, 2016
As a person who considered himself an artist, Hitler was very sensitive to aesthetics. He hated people who did not fit to his imagined world of ideally proportioned men with Aryan features and German upbringing. Same...
It’s A Dog’s Life According To Cassius Marcellus CoolidgeAugust 26, 2016
Have you ever imagined a world dominated by animals? Have you read Orwell’s “Animal Farm” and wondered what it would be like to live in such a world? Well, then brace yourselves for Cassius Marcellus Coolidge‘s...
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