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Zuzanna Stanska

Art Historian, huge fan of Giorgione and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. Founder and CEO of DailyArtMagazine.com and DailyArt mobile app. But to be honest, her greatest accomplishment is being the owner of Pimpek the Cat.

Stories By Zuzanna Stanska

  • Painting of the Week

    Władysław Ślewiński, Woman Combing her Hair

    By November 4, 2018

    Władysław Ślewiński was a leading artist of the Young Poland movement and one of the first Polish artists who went to Paris. It was unusual since most of the Polish artists back then rater went to...

  • Halloween Special

    12 Famous Funeral Paintings of Western Art

    By November 1, 2018

    Funeral practices are deeply ingrained in all cultures and hugely varied traditions around the globe reflect a wide spread of beliefs and values. On the days we remember the deceased, let’s take a look at  famous...

  • Claude Monet Autumn Effects at Argenteuil Claude Monet Autumn Effects at Argenteuil

    Painting of the Week

    Claude Monet, Autumn Effects at Argenteuil

    By October 21, 2018

    Claude Monet painted Autumn Effects at Argenteuil in late 1873, which was the moment when the Impressionist movement started to roar on the Paris art scene. The subject is a view of Argenteuil, an expanding industrial centre...

  • Edward Hopper Soir Bleu Edward Hopper Soir Bleu

    Painting of the Week

    Edward Hopper, Soir Bleu

    By October 14, 2018

    Loneliness in the crowd. We’re at a café somewhere in France. Seven people sat at the tables: a powdered prostitute, a clown with white make-up, a military man in epaulettes, a bearded bohemian and a pair of...

  • Gustav Klimt tree paintings Gustav Klimt tree paintings

    Secession

    Gustav Klimt And His Love For Trees In Paintings

    By October 9, 2018

    Gustav Klimt, the greatest master of Vienna Secession is known for his golden paintings full of fantastic creatures, rich ornaments and beautiful women (who are often naked). But Klimt had also another, less known side called...

  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Theatre Box Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Theatre Box

    Painting of the Week

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Theatre Box

    By October 7, 2018

    Entertainments such as cabarets, theatres and the circus were popular themes among the Impressionist painters whose mission was portraying the modern city life. Theatre in Paris was a rapidly expanding industry during the 19th century where it was...

  • Vincent van Gogh Portrait of Joseph Roulin Vincent van Gogh Portrait of Joseph Roulin

    Painting of the Week

    Vincent van Gogh, Portrait of Joseph Roulin

    By September 30, 2018

    Joseph Roulin worked for a post office in the French town of Arles. He didn’t carry letters—he rather was sorting mail at the train station. In 1888, Vincent van Gogh moved to Arles, a fifteen-hour train...

  • Hockney Queen's Window Hockney Queen's Window

    21st century

    The iPad-designed David Hockney’s Queen’s Window Presented At Westminster Abbey

    By September 29, 2018

    David Hockney is an artist who lately, while creating his works often reaches for… his iPad. A coloured window designed on a tablet has been unveiled at Westminster Abbey. It shows blue skies and a red...

  • Johannes Vermeer, Woman Reading a Letter Johannes Vermeer, Woman Reading a Letter

    Painting of the Week

    Johannes Vermeer, Woman Reading a Letter

    By September 23, 2018

    On the Johannes Vermeer‘s painting, we see a quiet, private moment. In Woman Reading a Letter, a young woman stands engrossed in reading a letter. She looks like she’s pregnant. It is a morning, and she is...

  • Pont-Aven School Pont-Aven School

    19th Century

    Everything You Must Know About Pont-Aven School

    By September 21, 2018

    The year 1886 was a turning point for Paul Gauguin’s career as a painter. That was the year when the village of Pont-Aven in Brittany, France, became the centre of a vibrant international artists’ colony. In...

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