Women Artists

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Niki de Saint Phalle and the Nana Statues

1966, Stockholm, Sweden and an incredible art event occurred about which not even the press who were invited to the launch knew what to say. A...

Wendy Gray 14 December 2017

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Tove Jansson And Her Moomin World

I hope you know Moomins from your childhood! It was one of my favorite books when I was a kid. It was a surprise to me, when I was told that the...

Zuzanna Stańska 23 October 2017

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Frida Kahlo, The Broken Column

The Broken Column was painted shortly after Frida Kahlo had undergone another surgery on her spinal column. The operation left her bedridden and...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 October 2017

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Liza Lou Beading the World…One Tiny Bead at a Time

When I was in high school, my art teacher told the class to visit Liza Lou's art exhibit. I agreed and seriously it was one of the top five...

Rachel Istvan 13 October 2017

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The Hundred Faces Of Kiki de Montparnasse

She was an actress, singer and muse to Man Ray. Known as the "Queen of Montparnasse" she influenced the trajectory of Paris's roaring...

Zuzanna Stańska 15 September 2017

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How Cindy Sherman Shaked The Art World With Instagram

Couple of days ago, a private Instagram account run by famous photographer Cindy Sherman featuring a new series of selfies was made public. It...

Zuzanna Stańska 10 August 2017

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Female Painters of the Hudson River School, Part Two

Earlier this year, I introduced six female artists of the Hudson River School, an important landscape painting movement in nineteenth-century...

Alexandra Kiely 7 August 2017

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Outside the Bloomsbury Group: Dora Carrington

The members of the British art and literature group commonly known as The Bloomsbury Group came and went; love triangles, professional relationships,...

Wendy Gray 18 July 2017

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Watch Marina Abramović’s Advice To The Young

Follow your intuition. Have courage. Do what you imagine. And always be completely present in the moment. Marina Abramović on what it really means...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 July 2017

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Is Grace Jones’s Image Art?

Hey, music fans, yet another post for you! I'm sure you've heard Libertango and know its author, Grace Jones, who was a music legend of the 70s and...

Magda Michalska 29 June 2017

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Ann Sutton: Contemporary Textiles As Art

Ann Sutton has become one of the foremost textile artists in the UK. Her career began in the 1960s, when she trained as a weaver. By the age of 21...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 June 2017

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Isolation, Death, Femininity in Francesca Woodman’s Photographs

This is going to be a story of beauty, depression and an underappreciated genius which untimely came to an end. Brace yourselves for an unhappy...

Magda Michalska 15 June 2017