Stories By Piotr Policht
Teapots and Dresses in the Service of the Russian RevolutionAugust 14, 2021
Over 100 years have passed since the October Revolution but this remarkable event still fascinates not only historians dealing with politics and society but also art historians. Let us take you for a little trip back...
Masterpieces of Minimalism by Robert MorrisFebruary 20, 2017
What do you get when you strip art of metaphor, representation or metaphysics? It turns out that even if „what you see is what you see”, as Frank Stella put it, and there’s no „hidden meaning”...
Meet Jordan Wolfson’s Alluring and Creepy Animatronic SculpturesJanuary 13, 2017
Did you even wonder how art could look like in the age of AI and high-tech body enhancements? There’s a lot of sci-fi movies like Ex-machina, Ghost in the Shell or Blade Runner, that ask what being a...
Beyond Flowers And Desert, Georgia O’Keeffe’s New YorkJanuary 6, 2017
She is definitely best known for her subtle, sometimes almost abstract depictions of flowers and New Mexico landscapes. But there’s also another great chapter in Georgia O’Keeffe’s artistic career that happens to be overseen sometimes – the...
The 10 Best Artists of 2016December 31, 2016
There’s no need for special introduction: here’s a subjective list of the 10 most interesting artist that were active in last year. Enjoy! Cao Fei Who is China’s most interesting artist right now? Forget Ai Wei...
How Yves Klein Played with GoldDecember 15, 2016
Two weeks ago, we showed you some art of Edward Krasiński whose exhibition you can see right now at Tate Liverpool. There’s another great ongoing exhibition there, the one of Yves Klein. Klein was another artist for...
David Hockney – Old Master Painting on an iPhoneDecember 13, 2016
It’s often hard to grasp what some great artists do when they turn into elderly living legends. Their works from half a century ago being constantly moved from one exhibition to another, all around the world....
The Best of Lucian Freud – Hotheaded Narcissus and Brilliant PainterDecember 8, 2016
Lucian Freud was born on this day in 1922. It’s a perfect occasion to take look at some of his greatest paintings. He was conventional in a way. In the late 20th century, he still sticked...
Mysterious Wise Woman in Paulina Ołowska’s PaintingsDecember 7, 2016
Paulina Ołowska is a Polish artist, primarily a painter, but also working with mediums such as theater. She has a bee in her bonnet about reinforcing overlooked aesthetics, but not solely for aesthetic purposes. Ołowska is...
Juice Bar, Gym and Human Extinction: Welcome to the DIS WorldDecember 1, 2016
New York-based DIS collective works with popular culture, music, and fashion as much as with art. But what they do isn’t always easy to categorize. For example, they run a stock photography platform called DISimages. They...
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