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Zuzanna Stanska

Art Historian, founder and CEO of and DailyArt mobile app. But to be honest, her greatest accomplishment is being the owner of Pimpek the Cat.

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  • 19th Century

    Painting of the Week: Gustave Courbet, Woman with a Parrot

    By February 10, 2019

    Gustav Courbet, the enfant terrible of French 19th-century art, did everything he could to save himself in the memory of the contemporary art critics. After the success of Cabanel’s Birth of Venus at the Salon of 1863, Courbet...

  • Painting of the Week

    Painting of the Week: Edouard Manet, The Railway

    By February 3, 2019

    In 1873 when this painting was created by the realist master Édouard Manet, the Gare Saint–Lazare was the largest and busiest train station in Paris. But here it is rather invisible. The main subject of the piece...

  • Middle Ages

    Painting of the Week: Giotto, Ognissanti Madonna

    By January 27, 2019

    Giotto di Bondone is known as the artist who in the 13th century began to paint in a way that led art history to Renaissance. This Florentine painter revolutionized the depiction of the human form. As...

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    Painting of the Week

    Gustave Caillebotte, Paris Street; Rainy Day

    By November 25, 2018

    Paris Street; Rainy Day is probably the best known work of French artist Gustave Caillebotte (1848–1894). We see here a number of individuals strolling across the Place de Dublin, then known as the Carrefour de Moscou,...

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    Painting of the Week

    Caravaggio, The Musicians

    By November 18, 2018

    Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) was a man of many faces. One of the most important baroque painters, he used a realistic painting style, paying attention to both the physical and emotional state of the subjects he...

  • Renaissance

    The Enfant Terrible of Renaissance Italian Art – 500 Years of Tintoretto in Venice

    By November 13, 2018

    Tintoretto, the enfant terrible of Renaissance Italian Art has now his moment. Born 500 years ago in Venice, is now celebrated on various exhibitions around the city. The two major ones are held in Palazzo Ducale and...

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    Museums And Exhibitions

    A Floating World of Claude Monet

    By November 9, 2018

    One of my greatest surprises of 2018 is Albertina’s monographic exhibition of Claude Monet. My astonishment was caused only by my bias – it’s obvious that Albertina usually organizes fantastic exhibitions, but Monet in Vienna? It...

  • 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...

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    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...

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