Museum Stories

Museum Stories

10 Absolute Gems From The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is the Montreal's largest museum and one of the the most prominent in Canada. The Museum’s encyclopedic...

Zuzanna Stańska 24 February 2017

Museum Stories

10 Most Important Masterpieces Lost During World War II

Art theft and looting occurred on massive scale during World War II. It all started with Adolf Hitler’s unsuccessful career as an artist. He...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 January 2017

Museum Stories

How To Tackle Art With Kids: Try Some Philosophy!

Discover 3 artworks, the questions they raise and what children have to say about them. At the Kröller-Müller Museum we have been experimenting...

Sandra Boks 12 January 2017

Artist Stories

8 Things Everyone Should Know About Joaquin Sorolla

Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida was a Spanish painter whose style was a variant of Impressionism. His best works, painted in the open air, vividly portray...

Zuzanna Stańska 17 December 2016

Kandinsky’s World of Russian Fairy Tales

Wassily Kandinsky is chiefly associated with Der Blaue Reiter - an international group of Avant-Garde artists based in Munich who believed that art...

Magda Michalska 16 December 2016

Artist Stories

David Hockney – Old Master Painting on an iPhone

It's often hard to grasp what some great artists do when they turn into elderly living legends. Their works from half a century ago being constantly...

Piotr Policht 13 December 2016

Museum Stories

8 Reasons To Visit Rembrandt House in Amsterdam

If you happen to find yourself in Amsterdam you just can't miss Rembrandt House Museum (Museum het Rembrandthuis). It is the original place of...

Zuzanna Stańska 9 December 2016

Artist

Mysterious Wise Woman in Paulina Ołowska’s Paintings

Paulina Ołowska is a Polish artist, primarily a painter, but also working with mediums such as theater. She has a bee in her bonnet about...

Piotr Policht 7 December 2016

Museum Stories

Juice Bar, Gym and Human Extinction: Welcome to the DIS World

New York-based DIS collective works with popular culture, music, and fashion as much as with art. But what they do isn't always easy to categorize.

Piotr Policht 1 December 2016

Museum Stories

5 Gems of the National Gallery in Edinburgh

Happy St Andrew's Day! St Andrew, one of Jesus' disciples, is Scotland's patron because the Scots believed to have descended from the Scythians who...

Magda Michalska 29 November 2016

Museum Stories

15 Paintings From Shchukin Collection You Must Know

Probably the name of Sergei Ivanovich Shchukin won't tell you much now. Shchukin was a Russian businessman, a textile merchant who lived at the turn...

Zuzanna Stańska 27 November 2016

Artist Stories

Tangled Up in Blue: The Art of Edward Krasiński

In Tate Liverpool, up to March 2017, you can see an exhibition of Edward Krasiński’s work. Krasiński was one of the most interesting and...

Piotr Policht 23 November 2016