Stories By Magda Michalska
#MeToo Arrived in Museums: Fighting for Visibility in BerlinNovember 18, 2019
Since the 1970s and the emergence of feminist art, we have been witnessing the development of feminist art scholarship. Authors like Linda Nochlin or Griselda Pollock have been asking the ‘uncomfortable’ questions about female as an...
Painting of the Week: Is La Joconde L.H.O.O.Q?October 20, 2019
The Painting of the Week, La Joconde, is all about codes, reversals, play with conventions and provocation. In other words, it’s an epitome of Dada and Marcel Duchamp‘s entire oeuvre. Mona Lisa vs Dada We all...
Oktoberfest PaintingsSeptember 25, 2019
Recently we saw Google dedicating their doodle to pretzels, the typical German pastry, as a sign of recognition to the biggest beer festival held every year in Munich. DailyArtMagazine is going to pay it a tribute...
Season for Bacchus and WineAugust 29, 2019
My grandpa grows vines in his little garden so I have a chance to see them grow and mature. And since September starts the season of maturing vines, I thought it would be good to pay...
Aubrey Beardsley: A Long-Awaited PortraitAugust 24, 2019
On the 21st of August I saw on Tate’s Instagram note about Beardsley’s birthday and I thought (as many other times) that I should have written about him already a long, long, time ago. Time to...
All about Sailing in PaintingAugust 20, 2019
I’ve sailed only once or twice in my whole life but I can still remember the empowering feeling of liberation that I felt when on the water. Sailing and sailboats have been a common topic taken...
Windy Paintings for a Breath of Fresh AirAugust 14, 2019
It’s so hot in where I live at the moment, the air is stale and inert, everything seems to be suspended in time and space. I’m producing waterfalls of sweat, praying on my balcony for a...
Edvard Munch’s Summer NightsAugust 10, 2019
Munch was fascinated by the Norwegian summer light which evokes both tranquillity and anxiety, two feelings that Munch tried to capture in his work. Moving almost every summer to a nearby coastal town, he often worked...
Painters’ Bedrooms: Art for Moving HousesJuly 24, 2019
I’m moving house again and today I’m doing the final packing. Although I like my mobile living, I find it always so nostalgic to leave my own piece of the world, my private bedroom. Let’s Peer...
Pierre Bonnard: Bringing Color to LifeJuly 22, 2019
When I was writing the article about the Nabis, I came across the past Tate exhibition on Pierre Bonnard which closed in May 2019. Let’s reminiscence a bit longer on the colors and hues of his...
- Pen Pineapple Apple Pen – Art Edition
- Vasily Vereshchagin – Journey through India
- These 4 Cutest Joshua Reynolds’ Children Will Make You Miss Childhood
- Famous Painters and Their Children
- Art for Climate Change: Emily Carr, Odds and Ends
- Artistic Patronage of Akbar the Great
- 10 Most Scandalous Nudes in Art (NSFW)
- Painting of the Week: Salvador Dalí, Madonna of Port Lligat
- Painting of the Week: Edvard Munch, Madonna
- Plague in Art: 10 Paintings You Should Know in the Times of Coronavirus