Women Artists

Art Forms

Anna Atkins: Photography And The Botanist

Anna Atkins turned to photography not because she loved this medium - but because it was useful to her. Atkins was a botanist, who developed an...

Zuzanna Stańska 12 April 2017

Dorothea Tanning- A Woman For Whom Max Ernst Left His Wife

They fell in love while playing chess. After they had met at a party, Max Ernst passed by her studio to consider her works for his wife's newly...

Magda Michalska 10 March 2017

Women Artists

Women’s Day Message To All Women!

Happy International Women's Day! I hope you are celebrating today with all women present in your lives: girlfriends, mothers, sisters, aunties,...

Magda Michalska 8 March 2017

Surrealism

Meet the Surrealist Rita Kernn-Larsen

When you hear the word Surrealism, you probably think Dalí, Magritte, Ernst… But can you think of any female artists? Today you’ll meet...

Magda Michalska 2 March 2017

Women Artists

Elsie Driggs And Her Battle For Large Forms

It’s hard to imagine that a female artist could be advised to leave her work unsigned to avoid prejudicing the gallery owner, but for women artists...

Wendy Gray 31 January 2017

Women Artists

Pegeen Vail Guggenheim: A Never Understood Daughter

You must have heard of the family Guggenheim, wealthy merchants who with time became the prominent art collectors and patrons of modern art. You...

Magda Michalska 18 January 2017

Women Artists

Beyond Flowers And Desert, Georgia O’Keeffe’s New York

She is definitely best known for her subtle, sometimes almost abstract depictions of flowers and New Mexico landscapes. But there's also...

Piotr Policht 6 January 2017

Women Artists

Helena Sofia Schjerfbeck – A Female Finnish Gem

I want to share with you my latest discovery: Helena Sofia Schjerfbeck, an unknown gem of Finnish painting. She began during the fine-de-siecle and...

Magda Michalska 14 December 2016

Museum Stories

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

Art Nouveau

The Romantic World Of M(a)cdonald’s Art (No Burgers Included)

(Sorry for this inappropriate pun in the title, I simply couldn't stop myself.) I'm not going to serve you any reheated burgers, on the contrary,...

Magda Michalska 28 November 2016

Fashion

Sonia Delaunay and Clothing: Geometry Is In Fashion

Sonia Delaunay was a busy woman. She was an officer of the French Legion of Honor, a wife of a famous painter (that's already tough) and an...

Magda Michalska 21 October 2016

Pop art

Pauline Boty- The Mother Of Pop Art (And She’s Not American)

Surprise, surprise, Pop Art did not begin in the States in the sixties but in the United Kingdom, and already in 1952. Everything started with...

Magda Michalska 29 September 2016