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Art Nouveau

The Romantic World Of M(a)cdonald’s Art (No Burgers Included)

(Sorry for this inappropriate pun in the title, I simply couldn’t stop myself.) I’m not going to serve you any reheated burgers, on the...

Magda Michalska 28 November 2016

Museum Stories

15 Paintings From Shchukin Collection You Must Know

Probably the name of Sergei Ivanovich Shchukin won’t tell you much now. Shchukin was a Russian businessman, a textile merchant who lived at the...

Zuzanna Stańska 27 November 2016

Artist Stories

Tangled Up in Blue: The Art of Edward Krasiński

In Tate Liverpool, up to March 2017, you can see an exhibition of Edward Krasiński’s work. Krasiński was one of the most interesting and...

Piotr Policht 23 November 2016

Lady Gaga Is Art – A Post Not Only For Her Fans

Since Lady Gaga won the Best Look and Best Female Act prizes at this year’s MTV EMAs, we want to congratulate her by showing you yet another...

Magda Michalska 19 November 2016

Contemporary Art

Five Contemporary Artists On Instagram You Should Follow

On Instagram you can find not only photos of people’s meals but also a few artsy jewels. Today we want to show you which of the recognized...

Magda Michalska 16 November 2016

Art State of Mind

Feeling Under The Weather? This Post Full Of Art Is The Best Medicine

November is a month of runny noses, sniffing and coughing (at least in cold parts of Europe…). If you’re lying in bed with a fever, we...

Magda Michalska 15 November 2016

Contemporary Art

Camille Henrot’s Flower Library

What would you take if you were going to move to the other side of the globe? French artist Camille Henrot apparently brought a little. But she was...

Piotr Policht 13 November 2016

Masterpiece Stories

John Singer Sargent, Gassed – Painting Of The Week

Yesterday we were commemorating Remembrance Day. Also known as Armistice Day, it marks the day when World War One ended, at 11am on the 11th day of...

Zuzanna Stańska 12 November 2016

Painting

Having A Post-Election Trauma? This Art Is For You

Yesterday I felt that the only suitable subject for today’s post could be “Last Judgements in art” or “Depictions of the end...

Magda Michalska 10 November 2016

WTF Art History

Paintings For The US Election Day 2016

Remember, remember, the 8th of November… Uh, it’s today, that important date which is going to decide about the situation in the United...

Magda Michalska 8 November 2016

Art State of Mind

All Saints Day With A Twist

First of November for many of the people looks like this: Typical 1st of November William-Adolphe Bouguereau, All Saints Day, 1859 Ok, maybe not...

Magda Michalska 1 November 2016

Bizarre

TOP 10 Paintings For Halloween

Are still looking for some costume-inspiration? What about painterly theme this year? Or maybe you just like to get scared? We offer you our...

Magda Michalska 31 October 2016