Stories By Magda Michalska
Autumnal Still Lifes for a Tasty Goodbye to AutumnNovember 30, 2018
I know, I know, astronomical winter begins on the 21st of December but since Thanksgiving and Black Friday are over and all shops have changed their display windows to a reindeer mode, while some people have...
Birthday Edition of Blake’s “Songs of Innocence and of Experience”November 28, 2018
William Blake was undoubtedly a genius. And as it usually happens with geniuses and people who are ahead of their times, he was scorned and disregarded by critics and fellow artists, of whom many considered him insane....
Disruptive Because Pretty: Art Guide To AestheticismNovember 24, 2018
Looking for an inspiration on how to furnish your flat, how to dress, what to read and where to go in order to make your life more aesthetic? Look no further, here comes a guide to...
David Hockney and The Camera: A Composite Polaroid RealityNovember 21, 2018
Sometime before 1982, Hockney commented that Photography is all right if you don’t mind looking at the world from the point of view of a paralysed cyclops-for a split second. His tough opinion, however, changed when...
Art State of Mind
All by Myself, a Lonely Story of Solitude in PaintingNovember 19, 2018
Aaaaaaalllll by myseeeeeeeeelf, don’t wanna be, aaaaallll by myself- anymore… Shout out to all those lonely souls who on cold November nights hold on tight to hot water bottles, or teddy bears (or pillows if in...
Bodies And Erotic Art
Movember Edition of Male NudesNovember 15, 2018
It’s this time of year, November is a month of campaigning for raising awareness about prostate cancer, testicular cancer, men’s depression and suicide. Because I don’t want to repeat myself writing again about curious art mustaches (you...
Special Occasion And News
Remembrance Day Poppies in PaintingNovember 11, 2018
Remembrance Day is a memorial remembering all the soldiers who died in the First World War. It was inaugurated by King George V in 1919 on November, 11, a date of signing the 1918 armistice. In the UK...
Museums And Exhibitions
Osvaldo Licini’s Rebel Angels and Sheer FollyNovember 7, 2018
Let Sheer Folly Sweep Me Away is the name of a new retrospective in Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice dedicated to a Modernist Italian artist Osvaldo Licini (1894–1958). Open until January 14, 2019, it offers a spiritual...
Ivana Kobilca: The First Lady of SloveniaNovember 2, 2018
Melania Trump should not be the only Slovenian woman that the world can think of. There is also a painter, Ivana Kobilca, whose independence, artistic autonomy, open-mindedness and enormous artistic skill made her a synonym for...
The Angels’ Forge: Marrying Glass with Modern ArtOctober 18, 2018
This is a story of an Italian man who was a radiotelegraph operator, a bank cashier and a manual labourer extracting oils from wood. But then one day he became fascinated with a physical phenomenon of...
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