Erotica

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Modigliani’s 100 Years Old Nudes

Amedeo Modigliani has always been one of my favourite portraitists: for his delicate lines with which he masterfully rendered the deepest depths of...

Magda Michalska 17 May 2017

Erotica

Art Models XXL? No Photoshop Allowed!

The recent row over the Cannes poster featuring a famous actress Claudia Cardinale, who was slimmed with photoshop by poster designers [caption...

Magda Michalska 7 April 2017

Baroque

Painting Of The Week: The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp

Rembrandt painted this group portrait of seven surgeons and the physician Nicolaes Tulp in 1632 - he was only 26 years old then. Nicolaes Tulp was a...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 March 2017

Erotica

Oh Cupid, Mon Amour! Cupids Just Being Awesome

Who wouldn't like to come across a lovely cupid one day? Who wouldn't like to be a target of his sweet arrow? Sending you a bunch of cupids doing...

Magda Michalska 13 February 2017

Art Forms

Edward Hopper’s Paintings Recreated As Photographs

Richard Tuschman is a fine art photographer, whose works has appeared on a number of book covers, ad campaigns and exhibitions. In his project,...

Zuzanna Stańska 10 February 2017

Erotica

The Best of Leda and the Swan Paintings

If you ever see a painting presenting a girl with a swan - it must be Leda. Leda and the Swan is a story from Greek mythology in which the god Zeus,...

Zuzanna Stańska 3 February 2017

Erotica

Need A Hug? Paintings Which Embrace

Are you having a pretty bad week? Recently I have been really stressed and desperately needed a hug. If you need one too, I'm sending you some most...

Magda Michalska 2 February 2017

Erotica

Are You A Conoisseur Of Male Beauty? A Nude Invasion!

As I wrote once in my post about naked bodies in Academicism, art history had for centuries glorified male beauty and had somehow neglected or...

Magda Michalska 28 January 2017

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

Erotica

Nudes With Eating Disorders

To follow up my post about body images and body positivity, I want to show you a touching campaign from a few years ago. The well known nudes from...

Magda Michalska 18 September 2016

Erotica

Breastfeeding in Public Paintings Allowed Here!

Breastfeeding in public recurs in the public debate from time to time. Whether it's legal, ethical, aesthetic... Well, no matter if you're a mother,...

Magda Michalska 10 September 2016

Erotica

Respectable Women From Art History – Yes, Most Of Them Were Naked. A Short Comment To Burkinis.

I want to add my personal voice to the debate about burkini and whether it enslaves women or the contrary. The creator of the burkini, Aheda Zanetti,...

Magda Michalska 1 September 2016