Stories By Zuzanna Stanska
Painting of the Week: Mary Cassatt, Little Girl in a Blue ArmchairMarch 7, 2021
Mary Stevenson Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker. She lived much of her adult life in France, where she became friends with Edgar Degas and later exhibited among the Impressionists as one of “les trois...
Amrita Sher-Gil – India’s Frida KahloMarch 3, 2021
Amrita Sher-Gil lived a short but interesting life. Her artistic heritage is rich and impressive. Sher-Gil is considered to be one of the most important painters of 20th-century India, and sometimes she is called India’s Frida Kahlo. Amrita Sher-Gil was...
Painting of the Week: Rembrandt van Rijn, FloraFebruary 21, 2021
Rembrandt painted his wife Saskia van Uylenburgh as Flora, goddess of spring and flowers, three times during their relatively short but meaningful marriage. He created the first portrait shortly after the wedding. It shows his beloved...
The Sad Story of Vincent van Gogh and His LoversFebruary 13, 2021
Vincent van Gogh’s love life was a really sad one. The list of the artist’s lovers is full of unsuccessful romances and rejections. This is the tragic story of Vincent van Gogh and his lovers, I’m...
The Story of Vincent van Gogh’s Bedroom and Its Three VersionsJanuary 9, 2021
The Bedroom(s) are among the most famous paintings of Vincent van Gogh. Why the plural? There are three similar paintings of the same title. All three versions are described in his letters, easily discernible from one another by...
The Mysterious Road From Edvard Munch’s The ScreamJanuary 8, 2021
The Scream by Edvard Munch is one of the most famous paintings in the world. It’s pretty obvious why – its expression and the way the pain and the anxiety of the man are depicted is...
Dive into the World of Alexander Calder’s CircusDecember 29, 2020
Alexander Calder was an American sculptor known as the originator of the mobile, a type of moving sculpture made with delicately balanced or suspended shapes that move in response to touch or air currents. Like this...
Blue Faience Hippopotamuses of the World, UNITE!November 22, 2020
Blue faience hippopotamus was a popular statuette in Ancient Egyptian art. Ancient Egyptians considered it to have positive traits associated with fertility and rebirth. Also, little hippopotamus statuettes were found among the objects buried in tombs. Varying...
Six Ancient Greek Sculptures Everyone Should KnowNovember 21, 2020
Greek art and sculpture has had a profound effect on art throughout the ages. Many of the styles have been reproduced and copied by some of what the modern day audiences would classify as the finest...
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