Stories By Zuzanna Stanska
15 Cats in Art History Every Cat Lover Would LoveAugust 8, 2020
Today is the day – for some it’s more important than Valentine’s Day, more important than Boxing Day, and even more important than International Pizza Day. Today is… INTERNATIONAL CAT DAY! To mark this very special...
Tsuguharu Foujita: The Cat MasterAugust 3, 2020
While there are many artists who can be called cat-lovers, only one can be called the master of cats. Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita was a Japanese–French painter and printmaker born in Tokyo, Japan. He applied Japanese ink...
Four Women Impressionists You Shouldn’t ForgetAugust 1, 2020
Impressionism is not only limited to Monet, Renoir, and Degas. There were four women Impressionists who were all the members of the same circle and exhibited works that were as innovative as those of their male...
5 Impressionist Gossips Which Will Make You Feel They Staged a Soap OperaJuly 31, 2020
I know, it is a bit rude to discuss private lives of people. But when it comes to the Impressionists, knowing their relationships, connections, sudden twists of fate, and often difficult characters makes the whole story...
Edgar Degas and His Most Beautiful BallerinasJuly 10, 2020
Edgar Degas was one of the founders of Impressionism, however, he didn’t like the term and preferred to call it “Realist” or “Independent”. Ballet dancers were one of his main subjects. “People call me the painter of dancing...
Bodies And Erotic Art
Danse Macabre: Dancing with SkeletonsJuly 7, 2020
Danse Macabre (Dance of Death) – a weird dance between people and skeletons. You might think that it is a scene from a horror movie. But surprisingly, it is a medieval allegorical concept for the all-conquering...
Jeff Koons and His Balloon DogsJuly 3, 2020
What do Jeff Koons, Jay Z, Christie’s, and clowns have in common? Balloon dogs! Read how an artwork looking like a huge toy hit USD 58.4m at a Christie’s auction becoming one of the most expensive...
Museums And Exhibitions
If You Love Pre-Raphaelite Art then You Must Know this MuseumJune 19, 2020
Britain is an obvious pilgrimage site for all Pre-Raphaelite fans, but did you know that the United States also has something great to offer? It’s the Delaware Art Museum! The Delaware Art Museum in the city...
Painting of the Week: Caravaggio, Amor Vincit OmniaJune 7, 2020
This young Cupid, recklessly painted by Caravaggio, follows Virgil’s saying amor vincit omnia (love conquers all). He triumphs over science, art, fame, and power, the symbols of which are strewn at his feet: musical instruments, laurel...
The Fantastic Jungles of Henri RousseauMay 14, 2020
Henri Rousseau was a French painter who painted in the Naïve or Primitive manner. He was also known as Le Douanier (the customs officer), which was a humorous description of his occupation as a toll collector. He was self-taught...
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