is a fifth-year student towards her Master of Journalism degree, yet art has always been one of her biggest interests. She especially admires Impressionism, Postimpressionism as well as Realism. As a result, she can never get enough of museums, and therefore loves to travel the world.
What Was It Like in the Roaring Twenties in Art and Fashion?
The Roaring Twenties was a period when many things changed – both socially and politically. The dramatic economic growth of the decade led many...
Pola Otterstein 28 April 2023
Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun and Amazing Women in Her Portraits
Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun and women in her portraits should be a reference for every art-lover. The French painter – also known as Madame Le Brun...
Pola Otterstein 16 April 2023
The History of Amedeo Modigliani’s Portraits
Amedeo Modigliani painted so many portraits of women – especially nude ones – that people began to see him as a reckless playboy, an image that...
Pola Otterstein 24 January 2023
Julie Manet – The Eternal Beauty of Impressionism
Julie Manet – called the beauty of Impressionism – was the daughter of the wealthy, well-connected painter Berthe Morisot and Eugène Manet,...
Pola Otterstein 14 January 2023
Immerse Yourself in the Magical World of Maria Anto
Maria Anto (Maria Czarnecka) was a late 20th-century Polish painter. She created a series of paintings in the genre of magical realism, depicting...
Pola Otterstein 2 January 2023
The Best Time of the Year: Christmas in Art
To many of us, the Christian religious and cultural celebration called Christmas is surely one of our favorite times of the year. Burl Ives famously...
Pola Otterstein 25 December 2022
Lili Elbe – The First Known Transgender Female Artist
Lili Elbe – born Einar Wegener – was a Danish landscape painter of the early 20th century and the first known transgender woman in arts. She was...
Pola Otterstein 20 November 2022
Pablo Picasso and His Women
Pablo Picasso, perhaps the most influential and recognizable painter of the 20th century, is well known for his tumultuous (or even abusive)...
Pola Otterstein 19 November 2022
5 Sculptures by Auguste Rodin You Should Know
Francois Auguste Rene Rodin was born in Paris on November 12th, 1840. The French sculptor is known as the progenitor of modern sculpture. Even though...
Pola Otterstein, Nicole Ganbold 12 November 2022
5 Greatest Baroque Painters and Their Works
Peter Paul Rubens, Caravaggio, Diego Velázquez, Rembrandt van Rijn and Nicolas Poussin – they were the five greatest painters of the 17th century.
Pola Otterstein 2 June 2022