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The End of Lone Genius – Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde

The Modern Couples exhibition at the Barbican focuses on creative relationships in modern art. How the relation affected the art of both involved...

Joanna Kaszubowska 9 January 2019

Erotica

Rape? What Rape? Artworks Everyone Should See

In October 2017, #MeToo movement was founded, with the hashtag spreading virally and women all over the world sharing their stories of experience of...

Magda Michalska 7 January 2019

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Giotto di Bondone, Adoration of the Magi

January 6 in the Christian calendar is a day devoted to the Magi. According to the Bible, Three Wise Men from the East come to Bethlehem to visit...

Kate Wojtczak 6 January 2019

2019: Year of the Pig and Pigs in Painting

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2019 is the year closing the twelve-year lunar calendar cycle. It’s named after the Pig because according to...

Magda Michalska 4 January 2019

Museum Stories

Picasso Metamorphosis at Palazzo Reale

Picasso Metamorphosis curated by Pascale Picard (director of the civic museum of Avignon), opened the autumn season in Palazzo Reale in Milan. The...

Maria Frazzoni 2 January 2019

Art State of Mind

New Year’s Resolutions For 2019?

The nearer 2019 is, the more I think about new things I would like to do in the incoming year. And I’m not even talking about resolutions or...

Magda Michalska 1 January 2019

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Jacopo Tintoretto, Marriage at Cana

Because it’s the New Year’s Eve tomorrow and many of you are going to have fun I’ve chosen for our painting of the week a work...

Kate Wojtczak 30 December 2018

Art State of Mind

The Art of Metamorphosis

“she broke the rules of time, fragmenting and aligning it, to sew the fundamental phases of her subjects’ transformation: she  brought...

Artur Deus Dionisio 29 December 2018

Art State of Mind

Most Beautiful Adorations of the Shepherds for Christmas

Past Christmases we showed you Nativity scenes, wintery landscapes, or even Andy Warhol’s Christmas trees. This year I want to show you...

Magda Michalska 25 December 2018

Sculpture

Untitled & Unbridled: Tara Donovan’s Installations

Styrofoam cups, pencils, rubber bands and straws are not the kinds of materials usually associated with art installations, yet these mundane,...

Nadine Waldmann 22 December 2018

Women Artists

The Crazy and Colorful World of Florine Stettheimer’s Paintings

For an art-viewing experience unlike any other, enjoy the paintings of Florine Stettheimer (1871-1944). The daughter of a wealthy German-Jewish...

Alexandra Kiely 21 December 2018

North American Art

Protest at Andy Warhol From A to B and Back Again—with Sage

An innocent visit to the Whitney Museum of American Art in the West Village of New York City on Sunday, December 9, turned into something more. The...

Howard Schwartz 15 December 2018