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Zuzanna Stanska

Art Historian, 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

    Albrecht Dürer, Melencolia I – Masterpiece Of The Week

    By November 20, 2016

    Autumn is in a full swing. Feeling a bit depressed? Well, given the print we present today, you’re not alone. The title of the print comes from the archaically spelled title, Melencolia I, appearing within the...

  • Artists' Stories

    Camille Claudel – Love, Despair and Auguste Rodin

    By November 18, 2016

    There is a popular saying that behind every great man there is a great woman. It wasn’t an exception for the legendary sculptor who is generally considered the progenitor of modern sculpture – Auguste Rodin. The Story...

  • Museums And Exhibitions

    10 Paintings For Which You Will Love Ca’ Pesaro in Venice

    By November 17, 2016

    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...

  • Artists' Stories

    10 Things You Didn’t Know About Claude Monet

    By November 14, 2016

    On this day in 1840 Claude Monet, one of the main founders French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement’s philosophy was born. You may think that you know everything about Monet...

  • 20th century

    John Singer Sargent, Gassed – Painting Of The Week

    By November 12, 2016

    Yesterday we were commemorating Remembrance Day. Also known as Armistice Day, it marks the day when World War One ended, at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month, back in 1918. On this occasion, yesterday we...

  • Middle Ages

    Dancing With Skeletons (Danse Macabre)

    By November 9, 2016

    Danse macabre – a weird dance of people and skeletons. You could think that it is some kind of a scene from a horror movie. But surprisingly, it is a medieval allegorical concept of the all-conquering...

  • Sculpture

    Antonio Canova-The Minister Of Beauty

    By November 7, 2016

    Antonio Canova was considered the greatest sculptor of his time. His sculptures fall into three categories: Heroic compositions, compositions of grace, and sepulchral monuments. In each of these, Canova’s underlying artistic motivations were to challenge, if not compete,...

  • 20th century

    Painting Of The Week – René Magritte, The Treachery of Images

    By November 6, 2016

    As you can see, this painting shows a pipe. Underneath it there is a French sentence explaining, that “This is not a pipe”. You may ask – what the hell is going on here? René Magritte, the Belgian...

  • Special Occasion And News

    We Are Looking For Contributors!

    By November 4, 2016

    Dear Reader, if you like writing short texts about art history or contemporary art, know something about art – you’ve studied it, been on some courses, or you have just been a huge art aficionado since...

  • 20th century

    Henri Matisse’s Cut-Outs

    By November 3, 2016

    Coping with the difficulties of old age and illness in the years following World War II, Matisse nonetheless produced some of the most vibrant and dynamic works of his career. The artists turned almost exclusively to...

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