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Art Forms

Picasso’s Favourite Instrument…

That's pretty obvious - it's a guitar! (whoever had any dirty thoughts given the title, go to read about emotions first). It's probably the most...

Magda Michalska 26 September 2016

WTF Art History

Weekly Art Gif Selection: The Autumn Is Coming

This Weekly Art Gif Selection won't have a motif. Summer's gone I am not in the mood. But if you are in the mood you can: 1. Say Cheeeese American...

Zuzanna Stańska 23 September 2016

Artist Stories

Suzanne Valadon: The Mistress Of Montmartre

She started as a model because she didn't have money for professional painting classes. She would watch the artists for whom she worked, such as...

Magda Michalska 23 September 2016

Dine & Wine

Click Here If You’re On A Diet And Craving Something Sweet

I've decided - I'm going on a diet. Another one. And this time I'm going to stick to it, honestly! In order to survive, because I have a terrible...

Magda Michalska 22 September 2016

Art Nouveau

Meet Jane Avril, The Great Muse Of Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

Jane Avril was the dancer and the star of the Moulin Rouge in the 1890s. Her legend is alive until this day – her semi-fictionalized...

Zuzanna Stańska 20 September 2016

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

Surrealism

How To Become A Surrealist – A Manual to Psychic Automatism

In 1924, André Breton defined  a completely new word - Surrealism- in his First Manifesto of Surrealism. It was not a trend in art or...

Magda Michalska 17 September 2016

WTF Art History

Weekly Art Gif Selection: Vincent Van Gogh Edition

Guess what do we have for you this week... [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="307"] Source: bestanimation.com[/caption] Yep, van Gogh's Gifs!...

Zuzanna Stańska 16 September 2016

Artist Stories

A Party With The YBAs (BYOB, We Provide Only Formaldehyde)

The acronym YBA is probably my third favourite after BYOB and ASAP (I like NASA, too). Have you come across it? It was created in the early...

Magda Michalska 13 September 2016

Art Forms

The Static World In Motion of Eadweard Muybridge

Eadweard Muybridge was a 19th century photographer who proved that horses can fly. Today Muybridge is famous for his pioneering work on animal...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 September 2016

Art State of Mind

September To Remember – 9/11 Tribute

It’s been 15 years already. Banksy, New York, 2013   They jumped from the burning floors— one, two, a few more, higher, lower. The...

Magda Michalska 11 September 2016