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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

Video

Watch Basquiat Painting Live Downtown in 1981

Jean-Michel Basquiat was a Haitian American artist. He first achieved fame as part of SAMO, an informal graffiti duo who wrote enigmatic epigrams in...

Zuzanna Stańska 21 October 2017

Brak kategorii

If You’re Searching For A Path…

I have recently come across a tiny little poem by a Bulgarian poet, Blaga Dimitrova: Grass "I'm not afraid They'll stamp me flat Grass stamped...

Magda Michalska 18 October 2017

Love Story

William Hogarth – Marriage à-la-mode

The 18th century British painter William Hogarth created an insightful series of paintings about the arranged marriages of his times, entitled...

Pola Otterstein 17 October 2017

Surrealism

Join Salvador Dali in Alice’s Wonderland

Salvador Dalí was a man of many talents - the most famous of Surrealists, he created not only iconic paintings of 20th century but also Chupa Chups...

Zuzanna Stańska 16 October 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Painting Of The Week – Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi

Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci – was on everyone’s lips when it went on the market.  Leonardo da Vinci (attributed), Salvator...

Zuzanna Stańska 15 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

Painting

Giovanni Boldini’s Beautiful Belles

Giovanni Boldini (1842-1931) was a popular society portrait painter in turn-of-the-century France and England. His elegant portraits are still much...

Alexandra Kiely 9 October 2017

Impressionism

Auguste Renoir – Two Young Girls at the Piano

In late 1891 or early 1892 Renoir was invited by the French government to execute a painting for a new museum in Paris, the Musée du Luxembourg,...

Zuzanna Stańska 8 October 2017

Abstract Expressionism

Watch Frank Stella Commenting On His Art in 1972

Frank Stella (born May 12, 1936) is an American painter and printmaker. He is a significant figure in minimalism and post-painterly abstraction. He...

Zuzanna Stańska 7 October 2017

Artist Stories

Death by Art: the Untimely Death of Luis Jimenez

Creating art is not usually a very dangerous endeavor, but for Luis Jimenez it unfortunately was. This is the story of a misunderstood piece of art...

Rachel Istvan 6 October 2017