Stories By Magda Michalska
All About Oscar for the Day After the OscarsFebruary 25, 2019
I’m writing this post before the night of the Oscars but I’m not going to tell you my bets, guesses and hopes for the winners. I thought that I would focus on the name Oscar instead...
Celia Paul and Her Art in the Shadow of Lucian FreudFebruary 23, 2019
I arrived to Celia Paul via Lucian Freud’s portraits. In one of them her face is difficult to define: is it an expression of pain and distress, or is it more serenity of a sleeping person?...
This Post Is Only About Cheese. In PaintingFebruary 20, 2019
I feel ashamed. As an official cheese-lover who could eat it every day for every meal, I still haven’t dedicated a single line to cheese in painting! I must repent and compensate all cheese lovers for...
Searching for Love in ArtFebruary 14, 2019
LOVE ALERT! The following array of paintings is a heart-warming collection of artworks worth sharing with your beloved. They are so much more romantic than chocolate hearts and cute fluffy animals! Have a magic Valentine’s! Schiele...
An Avant-garde Love Story: Goncharova and Larionov’s RomanceFebruary 11, 2019
Valentine’s Day is coming up so it’s high time to get into the romantic mood. Since it’s already been our little tradition to feature a love story, this year can be no different and today I’ll...
Is AI Painting the Future of Art?February 6, 2019
Times change and technology becomes engrained deeper and deeper in all areas of our lives. Art is not spared either, last October we heard a controversial piece of news: for the first time in history, Christie’s...
Aristarkh Lentulov’s Cubist RussiaFebruary 2, 2019
Recently I showed you views of typical wintery Russia by Korovin, which you can see here. Today we’ll see instead something out-of-ordinary. Although it’s always the same country, this time it’s seen in an avant-garde lens....
Carnivalesque Man Ray and His MasksJanuary 29, 2019
Since the carnival is officially on, I thought of writing an article about masks. The first artist that comes to mind if one says ‘masks’ is James Ensor, so if you feel like reading about eerie...
Bauhaus Turns 100! Yahoo! This is your celebration!January 25, 2019
As one of my fav bands Kool&The Gang sings in their hit Celebration, I want to “celebrate good times” of Bauhaus in “a celebration to last throughout the years/ So bring your good times, and your...
Leonor Fini: I’m Not A Muse, I’m An ArtistJanuary 24, 2019
Leonor Fini didn’t agree with Andre Breton about the role of women in art: the father of Surrealism saw women solely as muses inspiring male genius, whereas Leonor reckoned, and proved with her art, that women...
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