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Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Gustave Courbet, Woman with a Parrot

Gustav Courbet, the enfant terrible of French 19th-century art, did everything he could to save himself in the memory of the contemporary art...

Zuzanna Stańska 10 February 2019

Women Artists

Making Meaning: Charlotte Salomon Painting Her Childhood

The artist Charlotte Salomon was tragically killed in the gas chamber at Auschwitz at the age of 26, whilst 5 months pregnant. She left behind two...

Candy Bedworth 9 February 2019

Literature

5 Best Art Books for 2019. My Inspirational Reading List

Every year, I create a new reading list that includes novels, non-fiction, and art books. Today, I am sharing with you my 2019 reading list of books...

Roma Piotrowska 7 February 2019

Is AI Painting the Future of Art?

Times change and technology becomes engrained deeper and deeper in all areas of our lives. Art is not spared either, last October we heard a...

Magda Michalska 6 February 2019

Dine & Wine

Intersection of Coffee and Creating: Coffee Shops and Their Purpose

The actual art of coffee making has steadily been growing for years. We have surpassed and moved past instant coffee, onto specialty coffee shops and...

Rachel Witte 5 February 2019

Museum Stories

Margherita Sarfatti at Museo del Novecento in Milan

Margherita Sarfatti: Segni, colori e luci in Museo del Novecento in Milan is an exhibition devoted to the life of one of the most influential female...

Maria Frazzoni 4 February 2019

Cubism

Aristarkh Lentulov’s Cubist Russia

Recently I showed you views of typical wintery Russia by Korovin, which you can see here. Today we’ll see instead something out-of-ordinary.

Magda Michalska 2 February 2019

Sculpture

Into the Abyss: The Forgotten Pietro Canonica

A prominent, famous and revered artist in his lifetime, Pietro Canonica has been relegated to the sidelines of Italian art history. Skilled and...

Nadine Waldmann 1 February 2019

The Writing on the Wall. Banksy’s Unauthorized Exhibition

From when we wake up to when we go to sleep, one week over to the next, our lives line up in a series of routines and responsibilities, giving rhythm...

Christopher Michaut 30 January 2019

Art State of Mind

The Muse Throughout Art History: Inspiration, Love, and Friendship

In terms of Ancient Greek mythology, the term muse refers to nine daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, with each daughter having her own attribute, which...

Rachel Witte 26 January 2019

Bauhaus Turns 100! Yahoo! This is your celebration!

As one of my fav bands Kool&The Gang sings in their hit Celebration, I want to “celebrate good times” of Bauhaus in “a...

Magda Michalska 25 January 2019

More Light! – Canary Wharf Winter Lights

Canary Wharf Winter Lights returns for the fifth time with a dose of light much needed in the post-holiday season. This year’s edition features 21...

Joanna Kaszubowska 21 January 2019