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Symbolism

Magnificent Mountain Landscapes by Ferdinand Hodler

Ferdinand Hodler was the most influential Swiss artist in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Hodler’s beautiful mountain landscapes were,...

Zuzanna Stańska 20 December 2016

Surrealism

Strange Television Ads of Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí was famous of having a nose to promotion and turning his talent into money. Or maybe his wife Gala had this nose, and he was only a...

Zuzanna Stańska 19 December 2016

Artist Stories

How Yves Klein Played with Gold

Two weeks ago, we showed you some art of Edward Krasiński whose exhibition you can see right now at Tate Liverpool. There's another great ongoing...

Piotr Policht 15 December 2016

Women Artists

Helena Sofia Schjerfbeck – A Female Finnish Gem

I want to share with you my latest discovery: Helena Sofia Schjerfbeck, an unknown gem of Finnish painting. She began during the fine-de-siecle and...

Magda Michalska 14 December 2016

Artist Stories

Giovanni Segantini: A Snowy Story With A Sad End

December is a month of snow (for those in the colder corners of the world...), hot chocolates with marshmallows and mince pies. I'm slowly getting...

Magda Michalska 10 December 2016

Artist Stories

The Best of Lucian Freud – Hotheaded Narcissus and Brilliant Painter

Lucian Freud was born on this day in 1922. It's a perfect occasion to take look at some of his greatest paintings. He was conventional in a way. In...

Piotr Policht 8 December 2016

Museum Stories

Mysterious Wise Woman in Paulina Ołowska’s Paintings

Paulina Ołowska is a Polish artist, primarily a painter, but also working with mediums such as theater. She has a bee in her bonnet about...

Piotr Policht 7 December 2016

The Young Pope – All 10 Paintings From The Opening Explained

The Young Pope is a new drama television series created and directed by one of my favorite directors - Paolo Sorrentino (known for Great Beauty) for...

Zuzanna Stańska 5 December 2016

Masterpiece Stories

Vincent van Gogh, The Starry Night (Painting Of The Week)

The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh is one of those iconic painting everyone recognizes. But not everyone knows it's story! Today we will try to...

Zuzanna Stańska 3 December 2016

Museum Stories

Juice Bar, Gym and Human Extinction: Welcome to the DIS World

New York-based DIS collective works with popular culture, music, and fashion as much as with art. But what they do isn't always easy to categorize.

Piotr Policht 1 December 2016

Painting

Fortune-tellers: Art of Superstition

St Andrew’s Day is not only a Scottish holiday. In Poland we have this old and pagan tradition of fortune-telling on the night of the 29th of...

Magda Michalska 30 November 2016

Museum Stories

5 Gems of the National Gallery in Edinburgh

Happy St Andrew's Day! St Andrew, one of Jesus' disciples, is Scotland's patron because the Scots believed to have descended from the Scythians who...

Magda Michalska 29 November 2016