Art Forms

Architecture

10 Unexpected Paintings Of New York

There are many reasons to fall for New York. The City that Never Sleeps was also a source of endless inspiration for many famous artists. Some of...

Zuzanna Stańska 8 June 2017

Manchester Is Safe With Ford Maddox Brown

I want to honour the victims of the Manchester attack by sharing with you a very little known series of murals hosted by the Manchester City...

Magda Michalska 25 May 2017

Erotica

When the Inquisition Met Nude Maja

Which one do you prefer? The Nude Maja or The Clothed Maja? This question might have been asked by the painter Francisco Goya when he completed...

Magda Michalska 21 May 2017

Art Forms

Kanye West’s Favourite Artists

Kanye West- a one-man band, a man who made himself a star. Not only is he a musician, but as his recent activity proves, he is passionate about...

Magda Michalska 20 May 2017

European Art

Rhapsody in Blue: Picasso’s Blue Period

Before 1901, Picasso’s subject matter was wide-ranging: urban scenes, contemporary society, religious depictions, and, once he came to Paris,...

Wendy Gray 16 May 2017

Art Forms

Looking For Fashion Inspiration? Check Out Frida Kahlo’s Clothing

Frida Kahlo, long after her death in 1954 is still perceived as an icon. Frida’s strong character can be seen not only in her intriguing...

Zuzanna Stańska 1 May 2017

Art Forms

Jeff Koons And Louis Vuitton Bags – A Perfect Match?

Jeff Koons was always an enfant terrible of contemporary art. This time, by working on the new collection “Masters” with Louis Vuitton he...

Zuzanna Stańska 21 April 2017

Art Forms

Anna Atkins: Photography and the Botanist

Anna Atkins turned to photography not because she loved this medium – but because it was useful to her. Atkins was a botanist, who developed an...

Zuzanna Stańska 12 April 2017

Art Forms

Franz Xaver Messerschmidt And His Mad Heads

Franz Xaver Messerschmidt was a German-Austrian Late Baroque sculptor most famous for his “Character Heads”, a collection of busts with...

Zuzanna Stańska 4 April 2017

Architecture

6 Things You Must Know About Scrovegni Chapel

Scrovegni Chapel in Padua is one of the most famous Proto-Renaissance masterpieces. Decorated by Giotto di Bondone was completed in 1305 for the...

Zuzanna Stańska 31 March 2017

Fashion

Edgar Degas and the Paris Milliners

When we think of Edgar Degas, we see his depictions of ballet dancers, nude bathers, and racetracks. But Degas had another favorite subject – the...

Zuzanna Stańska 18 March 2017

Photography

Decadent Masterpieces Reconstructed In Photographs

Two artists – Tania Brassesco and Lazlo Passi Norberto began their artistic collaboration in 2009 with the project “The Essence of...

Zuzanna Stańska 14 March 2017