Art Forms

Theater & Cinema

The Magic and Splendor of Karagöz – Turkish Shadow Puppets

Evoking the imagination of adults and children for centuries, Karagöz (“black eye” in Turkish) is a popular and beloved Turkish shadow...

Marga Patterson 6 April 2022

Review

The Museum of the Future Opens in Dubai

The newly opened Museum of the Future in Dubai, which has recently caught a lot of attention, turns out to have been one of the most challenging...

Agnieszka Cichocka 31 March 2022

European Art

Montmartre – The Home to Many Artists

Montmartre – the home to many inspirations was the most artistic district of Paris. It is also known as the “heart of the city” and it surely...

Pola Otterstein 31 March 2022

Architecture

4 Mosques and Their Unique Histories

Islamic architecture is well-known for spacious courtyards, colorful wall paintings, and tiles with incredible patterns. The history of many mosques...

Magda Michalska, Aniela Rybak-Vaganay 28 March 2022

Symbolism

5 Facts That Will Help You Understand Symbolism

Symbolism as a term can be confusing. Usually grouped with the other Post-Impressionist movements, Symbolism emerged at just about the same time as...

Zuzanna Stańska 28 March 2022

Museum Stories

Women in Kunstmuseum Bern: A Glimpse to the Collection

The collection of Kunstmuseum Bern ranges from the Gothic to the present and currently consists of more than 4,000 paintings and sculptures as well...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 March 2022

Neoclassicism

Portraits of Catherine the Great, Empress of all the Russias

Catherine the Great (1729-1796) ruled almost the entire second half of the 18th century. Her reign was very successful on the world arena and gave...

Elizaveta Ermakova 25 March 2022

Quiz

Quiz: Cindy Sherman vs The Old Masters

Time for a little quiz for all those who consider themselves experts in the Old Masters! We will show you photographs made by Cindy Sherman, a...

Magda Michalska, Aniela Rybak-Vaganay 24 March 2022

Women Artists

Julia Morgan, America’s First Successful Female Architect

America’s first successful female architect, Julia Morgan ran her own architectural firm for almost half a century. Although best known as the...

Alexandra Kiely 19 March 2022

Magdalena Abakanowicz Women Artists

Abakans – The New Humans of Magdalena Abakanowicz

I can see a group of approximately 250 people, all of them standing. Children and adults. I come closer and I realize they have no heads. I come even...

Magda Michalska 17 March 2022

Review

Art and Technology at Expo 2020 in Dubai

As Expo 2020 in Dubai is coming to an end (October 1st,  2021–March 31st, 2022), it is still worth seeing some of the most amazing architectural...

Agnieszka Cichocka 17 March 2022

Ukraine Special

Meet the Ukrainian Railroad Ladies

Every once in a while there appears a piece of news describing a quirky, unknown, or forgotten occupation. Sometimes it’s the lightkeepers in a...

Joanna Kaszubowska 16 March 2022