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Magda Michalska

Magda, art historian and Italianist, she writes about art because she cannot make it herself. She loves committed and political artists like Ai Weiwei or the Futurists; like Joseph Beuys she believes that art can change us and we can change the world.

    Stories By Magda Michalska

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      Ice Skating in Painting

      By December 30, 2019

      Yesterday I went to the ice rink and I realized again how fun it is to slide and feel light again (or very heavy when you fall). So I thought it would be fun to review...

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      Hot Chocolate Paintings for a Cozy Evening

      By December 26, 2019

      Although December has been extremely warm this year I still crave a good old hot chocolate and a cozy evening under the blankets. The Gift for Strangers Chocolate means ‘Food of the Gods’ and although all...

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      It’s Christmas! See Art’s Best Nativity Scenes

      By December 25, 2019

      Merry Christmas to you all! Whether you believe in God or just in Art, DailyArt Magazine team wants to wish you a wonderful time spent with your loved ones. To celebrate, we’re showing you all the nativity...

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      Hiroshige’s Winter Views of Edo

      By December 21, 2019

      One of the most famous woodblock printers of the late Edo period in Japan, Hiroshige, produced a series of a hundred views showing Edo city (today’s Tokyo) from unusual viewing angles, which revealed the hidden beauty...

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      Max Ernst’s Collaged Memories

      By December 20, 2019

      Long time no see, it feels like home to be back at DailyArt! As Christmas approaches I finally have time to write for DailyArt Magazine again. To kick off the season of lights floating in the...

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      Fighting for Visibility in Berlin: In Conversation with the Curator

      By November 22, 2019

      I have managed to ask a couple of questions of Dr. Yvette Deseyve, the curator of the exhibition Fighting for Visibility. Women Artists in the Nationalgalerie before 1919 that you can visit in Berlin until March...

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      #MeToo Arrived in Museums: Fighting for Visibility in Berlin

      By November 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...

    • Dadaism

      Painting of the Week: Is La Joconde L.H.O.O.Q?

      By 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...

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      Oktoberfest Paintings

      By September 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...

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      Season for Bacchus and Wine

      By August 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...

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