Women Artists

Leonora Carrington And Her Surrealist Life In Her Own Words

Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) is considered one of the greatest and most neglected British Surrealists. Her life story is a fascinating one: she...

Magda Michalska 28 April 2018

When Mental Breakdown Makes You An Artist: Niki De Saint Phalle

Many artists are known to struggle with depression or mental disorders (sometimes I feel that truly happy people won't ever make great art...).

Magda Michalska 25 April 2018

Women Artists

Faceless Women and Fungi – The Art of Ewa Juszkiewicz

How many portraits of faceless women, with fungi in place of their heads have you ever seen? None? Well, until now, that is. [caption...

Wojtek Rozdzenski 17 April 2018

Art Forms

Selfie-feminism, the Sad Girl Theory and the Sad Girls of Instagram

A new wave of female artists started to appear on Instagram. They come from various backgrounds, were born in different decades, their styles are...

Wojtek Rozdzenski 11 April 2018

Photography

Make Me Beautiful, Madame D’Ora

When I decided to write about Dora Kallmus, more known by her pseudonym Madame d'Ora, I found out that the Leopold Museum in Vienna is going to open...

Magda Michalska 9 April 2018

Women Artists

Elizabeth Nourse: “Unquestionably The Premier Woman Artiste of America”

Elizabeth Nourse was an exceptional woman and artist. Born in Cincinnati, have spent her career as an expatriate in Paris, earning accolades at the...

Zuzanna Stańska 24 March 2018

Women Artists

Immerse Yourself In The World Of the fantastic-realism paintings by Maria Anto

March = Women’s History Month, and this is the next story about a remarkable, contemporary artist named Maria Anto (Maria Czarnecka). Anto was a...

Pola Otterstein 13 March 2018

Women Artists

Childhood In Lilla Cabot Perry’s Artworks

Adults say that childhood is the best phase of life. It is this time when we are freer and more sincere and sometimes our best memories come from...

Rute Ferreira 1 March 2018

Women Artists

Gluck And Her No Prefix, No Suffix Queer Art

Since February is the LGBT history month in the UK where I live, I want to participate in the promotion of tolerance and raising awareness of the...

Magda Michalska 21 February 2018

Women Artists

Story within a Story in Paula Rego’s World

Paula Rego is probably the most important figure in the narrative British painting nowadays. She draws her inspiration from fairytales, myths,...

Magda Michalska 10 February 2018

Intimate But Estranging Portraits By Marlene Dumas

Marlene Dumas is a South African painter living in Amsterdam. She paints provocatively but her portraits of celebrities, young women, or children are...

Magda Michalska 7 February 2018

Expressionism

Paula Modersohn-Becker: The Unknown Expressionist

Some time ago, I came across a fascinating German Expressionist who was not part of the famous Die Brücke group. All the more, this painter was a...

Magda Michalska 1 February 2018