Stories By Zuzanna Stanska
The Mysterious Zodiac Project: Ai Weiwei Animal Heads ExplainedJune 15, 2021
The Zodiac Project is Ai Weiwei’s first major public sculpture. The famous Chinese artist recreated the famous twelve bronze animal heads that once adorned the Zodiac Fountain in Yuan Ming Yuan, the Old Summer Palace, in...
A Texas Must See for Modern Art Fans: Rothko ChapelJune 11, 2021
The Rothko Chapel is a non-denominational chapel in Houston, Texas, founded by John and Dominique de Menil. It is definitely among the major works of modern art and is quite interesting architecturally, as it’s an octagon...
David Wojnarowicz: Love and Rage in the Time of CholeraJune 2, 2021
Sex, spirituality, love, and loss – for artist, writer, and activist David Wojnarowicz these were the main subjects of the art he created from the 1970s to the early 1990s when he died of AIDS. Always...
Check Out These Rare and Beautiful Childhood Photos of Frida Kahlo by Her Father, GuillermoJune 1, 2021
Have you ever imagined what artists looked like when they were kids? Well, in this case, you don’t even have to use your imagination. Frida Kahlo was lucky enough to be a photographer’s daughter and he...
Venice in the Eyes of Claude MonetMay 27, 2021
Claude Monet fell in love with Venice the first time he saw it. He was 68 years old, and he went on a trip with his wife, Alice Hoschedé. The light and colors of Venice seduced...
The Unbelievable Story of Killer Rabbits in Medieval ManuscriptsMay 26, 2021
If you ever watched Monty Python and the Holy Grail, you probably remember the scene when the vicious killer bunny (which, as we remember, is a DYNAMITE!) attacks King Arthur and the knights. And as it...
Everything You Must Know About Giorgione (Even Though You Don’t Know Yet Who He Was)May 26, 2021
Giorgione was an Italian painter from Venice whose career was cut off by his death at a little over 30. And that is a problem – everyone knows his pal, Titian, who lived for nearly 90 years,...
Museums And Exhibitions
10 Paintings For Which You Will Love Ca’ Pesaro in VeniceMay 25, 2021
Tourists in Venice usually do a couple of typical things: they visit San Marco Cathedral and the Doge’s Palace, drink a glass of Aperol Spritz, sometimes have a gondola ride. But we have some good information for you...
Camille Claudel: Love, Despair, and Auguste RodinMay 23, 2021
There is a common saying that behind every great man, there is a great woman. It was no exception for the legendary sculptor, generally considered the progenitor of modern sculpture, Auguste Rodin. Meet the great Camille Claudel....
The Mystery Of Dürer’s Magic SquareMay 21, 2021
Many weird things appear in Albrecht Dürer’s famous engraving Melencolia. Among them is a magic constant 34 square, a well-known and enigmatic example. The engraving shows a disorganized jumble of scientific equipment lying unused while an...
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