Stories By Zuzanna Stanska
Edvard Munch and DeathJuly 23, 2016
“Illness, madness and death were the black angels that watched over my cradle and have since followed me through life,” Munch wrote in his notes, almost as an explanation for all the death-related motifs that were...
Best Art Gifs Selection Week 3July 22, 2016
Hello Friday! Time for our every week selection of the best art gifs from internet. Today we have for you: 1. Leonardo da Vinci’s vain John the Baptist (at least he is not looking for Pokemons)...
7 Images Of Dürer’s Animals That Are Better Than A Trip To The ZooJuly 21, 2016
Albrecht Dürer’s keen interest in nature was a typical manifestation of the Renaissance. Animals were not generally considered to be appropriate subjects for serious art until the eighteenth century. Painting of animals were considered to be...
Edgar Degas And His Most Beautiful BallerinasJuly 18, 2016
182 years ago Edgar Degas was born. One of the founders of Impressionism, he didn’t like the term itself and preferred to be called “Realist” or “Independent”. Ballet dancers were one of his main subjects. “People call me...
You Wouldn’t Believe These Artists Where Drug UsersJuly 17, 2016
Great minds often look at mind-altering substances as sources enhancing inspiration, but unfortunately some great artists were using just too much, which didn’t end up well. Alcohol, antidepressants, cocaine – here are the artists we all admire who were...
The Best Star Wars And Classic Art MashupsJuly 16, 2016
It is fascinating how people combine two products of culture that are so different – classic art and Star Wars. Here you will find the best (in our opinion) Star Wars and art mashups – and The...
410 Years Ago Rembrandt Was Born, Check Out His Six Magnificent Self-PortaitsJuly 15, 2016
Exactly 410 years ago Rembrandt van Rijn, one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art was born in Leiden, the Netherlands. Now people take selfies. Rembrandt painted. He created nearly one hundred self-portraits during his lifetime...
This Is What Happened When I Used All Art Filters From Prisma App On My CatJuly 15, 2016
There is this new photo app called Prisma everybody’s talking about right now. Probably you have seen all your hipster friends changing their profile photo on Facebook to that one created with Prisma. Probably all your...
Art Gif Selection (Week 2)July 15, 2016
Time for our weekly dose of art history GIFs. Ladies and Gents, this week (it is our first Friday after official launch!) we give you: 1. Refreshing bitterly cold Goya smoothie for a start of the...
Happy Birthday Gustav Klimt! 5 Things You Need To Know About HimJuly 14, 2016
Today is the 154th anniversary of Gustav Klimt’s birthday. This Austrian Symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession combined highly refined aesthetics, strong erotic tendencies, jewel-like painting surfaces, and use of...
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