Architecture

Art Travels

Aubette 1928: a Neoplasticist Gesamtkunstwerk in Strasbourg

Last week I had a chance to visit Strasbourg in Alsace, France. It's a charming city full of picturesque narrow and tiny houses scattered along the...

Magda Michalska 10 July 2019

Architecture

Ten Gorgeous French Churches (That Aren’t Notre-Dame de Paris)

Still remember the Notre-Dame de Paris? It suffered a horrible fire in April 2019. Notre-Dame is by far France’s most famous church, but it...

Alexandra Kiely 15 May 2019

Notre-Dame de Paris – Its Present and Future

After Monday's fire at Notre-Dame de Paris, I have been looking continuously for news about the building's status. I sorted through all the reports,...

Alexandra Kiely 22 April 2019

Sculpture

Five Fun Facts About Gargoyles – Quirky Creatures of the Middle Ages and Beyond

Everybody loves gargoyles! I used to think I was alone in this, but I've come to learn that's not at all true. In case any of you don't know, a...

Alexandra Kiely 2 March 2019

Women Artists

The Practical Side of Modernism – Aino Marsio-Aalto

Aino Marsio-Aalto was a Finnish architect and designer, she was also the wife of Alvar Aalto, which is why you may not have heard about her. They...

Joanna Kaszubowska 28 January 2019

Bauhaus Turns 100! Yahoo! This is your celebration!

As one of my fav bands Kool&The Gang sings in their hit Celebration, I want to "celebrate good times" of Bauhaus in "a celebration to last...

Magda Michalska 25 January 2019

Architecture

Sense or Sensibility – Bridges of Santiago Calatrava

The recent announcement of the decision to replace the slippery glass panels on Ponte della Constituzione bridge in Venice, designed by Santiago...

Joanna Kaszubowska 22 October 2018

Architecture

Have A Look At Louvre Abu Dhabi

Louvre Abu Dhabi just opened on November 11th, 10 years after the project was announced in 2007. The art museum, designed by French architect Jean...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 December 2017

Architecture

Art Creating Art: Old Westbury Gardens

cWhen Jay Phipps and Margarita Grace married on November 4th, 1903, they wed at Battle Abbey in East Sussex, England. There the 1066 Battle of...

Anthony de Feo 19 June 2017

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

Architecture

Painting Human Desire For Happiness – Klimt’s Beethoven Frieze

When we think of Gustav Klimt we see beautiful women portraits, sensual and dangerous compositions, gold and decorative motifs. But if you have ever...

Zuzanna Stańska 6 June 2017

Architecture

New Gaudí Museum Opens In Barcelona

Antoni Gaudí, the famous Spanish Catalan architect working in Barcelona, best known practitioner of Catalan Modernism who designed the great...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 April 2017