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Discover South American Art in MALI, Lima

Welcome to the largest art museum in Peru: The Museo de Arte de Lima, aptly named MALI. It was opened in 1961 and presents around 1,200 works,...

Anthony Royer 25 April 2019

WTF Art History

Apollo and Daphne #MeToo

In Ovid’s poem Metamorphoses, boastful, arrogant God Apollo is mad with love for the virginal river nymph Daphne after being shot with a golden...

Candy Bedworth 24 April 2019

Artist Stories

A Song and a Prayer – Croatia’s Ivan Mestrovic

My favorite thing about Instagram is coming across new art and artists – scrolling and finding things that excite you and catch your eye. A...

Nadine Waldmann 23 April 2019

Medieval Art

Notre-Dame de Paris – Its Present and Future

After Monday’s fire at Notre-Dame de Paris, I have been looking continuously for news about the building’s status. I sorted through all...

Alexandra Kiely 22 April 2019

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Raphael, Transfiguration

The Transfiguration was the last painting created by Raphael. Commissioned by Cardinal Giulio de Medici, the later Pope Clement VII (1523–1534) and...

Zuzanna Stańska 21 April 2019

Egg Art 2019 Easter Edition

Two years ago I wrote an Easter article about eggs and what to do with all the remaining ones after the holidays. This year I decided to take up this...

Magda Michalska 20 April 2019

Women Artists

Made for Reflection: Yayoi Kusama’s Narcissus Garden

Let’s take a look at one of the most interesting works in Yayoi Kusama’s career. Was it commercial or high art? A performance or an...

Noa Weisberg 17 April 2019

Notre-Dame Is Burning Down

The world has received the very sad news that Paris’s famous Notre-Dame cathedral is burning down. Sometime on April 15, 2019, during...

Alexandra Kiely 15 April 2019

Artist Stories

Alec Soth’s American Landscapes, Global Interiors

Alec Soth is a contemporary American photographer who so far has specialized in capturing his native US. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he...

Magda Michalska 13 April 2019

Finding the Poetry in Joan Miró: Birth of the World

Three paragraphs. The Museum of Modern Art in New York City introduces the exhibition Joan Miró: Birth of the World, with three paragraphs. The...

Howard Schwartz 10 April 2019

Women Artists

Kiki Smith’s Bodies as Instruments of Perception and Travel

It seems Kiki Smith didn’t have much choice when deciding on who to become in the future because art just flows in her veins: her father Tony...

Magda Michalska 6 April 2019

Museum Stories

Discover South American Artists in MALBA, Buenos Aires

There is a truly amazing museum in Buenos Aires that is an absolute must for art lovers! I visited MALBA during my travel in South America and got...

Anna Deáki 5 April 2019