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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

  • Egon Schiele Edith with Striped Dress Sitting Egon Schiele Edith with Striped Dress Sitting

    Painting of the Week

    Egon Schiele, Edith with Striped Dress, Sitting

    By August 19, 2018

    Edith Harms, the future wife of Egon Schiele, lived with her sister, Adele and their parents across the street from Schiele’s studio at the Hietzinger Hauptstrasse in Vienna. Schiele in 1914 was still involved in a...

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    Symbolism

    Odilon Redon’s Noir World Of Darkness

    By August 13, 2018

    The Baloon-Eye. The Crying Spider. The Cactus Man, The Cyclops. This is not the casting list of creatures from some horror movie. These are the creatures created by the endlessly creative mind of Odilon Redon –...

  • Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Divan Japonais, Year circa 1893-1894, Museum of Modern Art, New York Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Divan Japonais, Year circa 1893-1894, Museum of Modern Art, New York

    Painting of the Week

    Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Divan Japonais

    By August 12, 2018

    Divan Japonais is a lithograph poster by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec which was an ad for a café-chantant of this exact name. The poster is like a movie still depicting three celebrities from the Montmartre of Toulouse-Lautrec’s time:...

  • Painting of the Week

    The Shiny Shield With Caravaggio’s Medusa

    By August 5, 2018

    Caravaggio is the synonym for Baroque. The artist known of close physical observation with a dramatic use of chiaroscuro can be called the father of tenebrism. He made the technique a dominant stylistic element, darkening shadows and...

  • Johannes Vermeer View of Delft Johannes Vermeer View of Delft

    Painting of the Week

    Painting Of The Week: Johannes Vermeer, View Of Delft

    By July 29, 2018

    Ever since I saw the View of Delft in the museum in The Hague, I have known that I had seen the most beautiful painting in the world. – said Marcel Proust about Johannes Vermeer’s View...

  • Foujita Cats Foujita Cats

    Animals

    Tsuguharu Foujita: The Cat Master

    By July 27, 2018

    There are many artists who can be called cat-lovers but only one can be called the master of cats. Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita was a Japanese–French painter and printmaker born in Tokyo, Japan, who applied Japanese ink techniques...

  • El Lissitzky Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge El Lissitzky Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge

    Painting of the Week

    El Lissitzky – Beat The Whites With The Red Wedge

    By July 22, 2018

    Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge (“Клином красным бей белых!” Klinom krasnym bey belykh!) is a 1919 lithographic Soviet propaganda poster by artist Lazar Markovich Lissitzky, better known as El Lissitzky. It is considered symbolic...

  • Cornelius Gurlitt Cezanne Cornelius Gurlitt Cezanne

    Special Occasion And News

    Nazi-looted Cézanne Painting To Be Shown In Switzerland

    By July 13, 2018

    Kunstmuseum Bern in Switzerland  has put a new painting on view on Tuesday – a Cézanne from the notorious Nazi-looted art trove of Cornelius Gurlitt. The painting, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire (1897) went on view for the first...

  • Nature

    The Fantasy World of Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s Portraits

    By July 5, 2018

    Mannerism was a style in European art that was full of weirdness and exaggeration. Sophistication and artificiality were its second name. It favoured compositional tension and instability. It favoured everything that was as far from Renaissance balance...

  • Art Nouveau

    Gustav Klimt, Death and Life

    By June 24, 2018

    Death was a fascinating theme for many artists. It was frequently imagined as a personified force, also known as the Grim Reaper, a living skeleton who causes the victim’s death by coming to collect them. In turn,...

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