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Pola Otterstein

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.

    Stories By Pola Otterstein

    • Special Occasion And News

      The Best Time of the Year: Christmas in Art

      By December 25, 2020

      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 sang “Have a holly, jolly Christmas… It’s the best time of...

    • 20th century

      The History of Amedeo Modigliani’s Portraits

      By August 14, 2020

      Amedeo Modigliani painted so many portraits of women – especially nude ones – that people began to see him as a reckless playboy, an image that he undoubtedly did not seek to change. Discover the story behind Modigliani’s Portraits. Amedeo Clemente...

    • Street fashion, 1920s, The Roaring Twenties, the Roaring Twenties Street fashion, 1920s, The Roaring Twenties, the Roaring Twenties

      20th century

      What Was It Like In The Roaring Twenties in Art and Fashion?

      By May 15, 2018

      The Roaring Twenties were a period during which many things changed – both socially and politically. The dramatic economic growth of the decade led many Americans to adopt a totally different, more affluent lifestyle unknown to...

    • 20th century

      Immerse Yourself In The World Of the fantastic-realism paintings by Maria Anto

      By March 13, 2018

      March = Women’s History Month, and this is the next story about a remarkable, contemporary artist named Maria Anto (Maria Czarnecka). Anto was a late 20th-century Polish painter who created a series of fantastic-realism paintings depicting...

    • Fashion

      A Queen Within: Meet The Seven Fashionable Personalities

      By February 9, 2018

      What do Alexander McQueen, Gucci and Iris van Herpen have in common? Well, they are three of the best-known contemporary fashion brands, and their founders either were or still are great designers. There is an exhibition...

    • Artists' Stories

      The Great Stanisław Wyspiański And His Many Talents

      By January 10, 2018

      He is considered by many of his compatriots to have been something of a Leonardo da Vinci of the 19th century. Stanisław Wyspiański and his many talents encompassed not only painting and sculpting. He was also...

    • 20th century

      Pablo Picasso And His Women

      By November 28, 2017

      Pablo Picasso perhaps the most influential and recognizable painter of the 20th century, is well known for his deep love and appreciation for women. Picasso did not have an easy relationship with women – he only...

    • Artists' Stories

      Happy 177th Birthday Rodin!

      By November 12, 2017

      Happy 177th Birthday Rodin! 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 much of his work was criticized during...

    • Religious Art

      All Saints Day In Famous Paintings

      By November 2, 2017

      All Saints Day, celebrated yesterday is also known as Hallowmas or Feast of All Saints. Occurring on November 1st of each year, it is a significant religious date in the calendar celebrated by Christians in memory...

    • 20th century

      Living In The Shadow – Marie and Peder Severin Krøyer

      By October 26, 2017

      Marie and Peder Severin Krøyer were a 19th to early 20th century couple, and while their marriage and lives were far from ideal, history judged them both to have been notable painters. When Peder Severin Krøyer met...

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