Women Artists

Museum Stories

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

Masterpiece Stories

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

Art Forms

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

Art Forms

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

Art Forms

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...

Magda Michalska 29 June 2017

Art Forms

Looking For Fashion Inspiration? Check Out Frida Kahlo’s Clothing

Frida Kahlo, long after her death in 1954 is still perceived as an icon. Frida’s strong character can be seen not only in her intriguing...

Zuzanna Stańska 1 May 2017

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

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

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

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...

Magda Michalska 28 November 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

Erotica

Yoko Ono’s Performance You Can Recreate At Home

Yoko Ono is not only the wife of late John Lennon. Primarily she is an artist and performer. One of her most famous performances was Cut...

Magda Michalska 19 September 2016