Photography

Erotica

The Many Rebirths of Venus

Sandro Botticelli's The Birth of Venus is iconic in western art. Alongside the Mona Lisa, it is probably a contender for "most famous painting."...

Isla Phillips 20 February 2020

Museum Stories

National Portrait Gallery in London

You have approximately six months until the National Portrait Gallery shuts down for a three year renovation (29 June 2020 - Spring 2023)! If you've...

Isla Phillips 14 December 2019

Museum Stories

W|ALLS: Defend, Divide, and the Divine at the Annenberg Space for Photography

“Something there is that doesn't love a wall,” Robert Frost begins. His poem Mending Walls is emblazoned next to the entrance, setting the tone...

Guest Profile 13 November 2019

Women Artists

Tina Modotti. A Woman of Her Time

Tina Modotti is a photographer whose path parallels the great moments of 20th-century history. Her way of making art is a testimony to the world...

Maia Heguiaphal 18 September 2019

Photography

10 Most Famous Rayographs of Man Ray

Man Ray is one of the most famous artists of the 20th century and today is his birthday! On this occasion let's have a look at his famous...

Errika Gerakiti 27 August 2019

Photography

Moving to Abstraction: Andreas Gursky’s Rhine

Andreas Gursky’s Rhine is an interesting piece that tells the transformation of a real-life picture into an abstract work of art. The move towards...

Michel Rutten 26 July 2019

Photography

Black Is Beautiful: Kwame Brathwaite at the Skirball Center

Let’s play a game: pick up any magazine from a U.S. newsstand and count how many people of color are featured. Now try playing with a magazine from...

Guest Profile 15 June 2019

Artist Stories

Alec Soth’s American Landscapes, Global Interiors

Alec Soth is a contemporary American photographer who so far has specialized in capturing his native US. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he...

Magda Michalska 13 April 2019

Women Artists

Lee Miller – Photographing the Extremes

Lee Miller (1907-1977) was a model, a fashion photographer, a war photographer, a muse and a gourmet cook. She lived the life to the fullest with all...

Joanna Kaszubowska 12 March 2019

Photography

Carnivalesque Man Ray and His Masks

Since the carnival is officially on, I thought of writing an article about masks. The first artist that comes to mind if one says ‘masks’...

Magda Michalska 29 January 2019

Photography

David Hockney and The Camera: A Composite Polaroid Reality

Sometime before 1982, Hockney commented that Photography is all right if you don't mind looking at the world from the point of view of a paralysed...

Magda Michalska 21 November 2018

Photography

Travel In Time Through Images – Stephen Wilkes’ Photos

Can you imagine seeing your whole day in just one photograph?  In Stephen Wilkes' photos it's possible! Photos are related to our past and our past...

Cisem Ozkal 31 July 2018