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Edward Burne-Jones a Pre-Raphaelite Visionary

Tate Britain’s exhibition of over 150 works of Edward Burne-Jones brings us an exhaustive overview of his oeuvre. Like other Pre-Raphaelites...

Joanna Kaszubowska 14 December 2018

Women Artists

An Artist Turned Suffragette. A Story of Olive Hockin

Ever heard of Olive Hockin? No? Me neither. While browsing pages for my next post about Theosophy, I came across this mysterious artist I had never...

Magda Michalska 11 December 2018

Museum Stories

Mantegna and Bellini – Brothers in Art?

With this exhibition, the National Gallery in London aims to explore the artistic relationship between Andrea Mantegna and Giovanni Bellini. The...

Joanna Kaszubowska 10 December 2018

Art State of Mind

5 Masterpieces with Multiple Versions

Authenticity and originality are invaluable aspects of any work of art. But across pages of art history, we can find artworks and masterpieces with...

Maria Frazzoni 4 December 2018

Museum Stories

Singapore’s First Minimalism Retrospective

Minimalism: Space. Light. Object. is a new exhibition which showcases Minimalist art from its beginnings in the 1950s up to the 21st century. For the...

Noa Weisberg 3 December 2018

Intimacy with Egon Schiele at Fondation Louis Vuitton

Have you ever been under the impression that a piece of art you’re looking at is so powerful that it can subvert the roles of a viewer and a...

Christopher Michaut 29 November 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Caravaggio, The Musicians

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) was a man of many faces. One of the most important baroque painters, he used a realistic painting...

Zuzanna Stańska 18 November 2018

Museum Stories

A Floating World of Claude Monet

One of my greatest surprises of 2018 is Albertina’s monographic exhibition of Claude Monet. My astonishment was caused only by my bias –...

Zuzanna Stańska 9 November 2018

Museum Stories

Crash Course in Impressionism – Courtauld Impressionists: From Manet to Cézanne

The Courtauld Gallery will remain closed for a while, as it is being transformed. But this does not mean we cannot see the Impressionist masterpieces...

Joanna Kaszubowska 8 November 2018

Museum Stories

Osvaldo Licini’s Rebel Angels and Sheer Folly

Let Sheer Folly Sweep Me Away is the name of a new retrospective in Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice dedicated to a Modernist Italian artist...

Magda Michalska 7 November 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Władysław Ślewiński, Woman Combing her Hair

Władysław Ślewiński was a leading artist of the Young Poland movement and one of the first Polish artists who went to Paris. It was unusual since...

Zuzanna Stańska 4 November 2018

Women Artists

Ivana Kobilca: The First Lady of Slovenia

Melania Trump should not be the only Slovenian woman that the world can think of. There is also a painter, Ivana Kobilca, whose independence,...

Magda Michalska 2 November 2018