#20th century

Artist Stories

Salvador Dali Exhumation Shows The Truth About His Fatherhood And Mustache

Couple of weeks ago we were informing that Salvador Dali's remains will be exhumed in Spain to collect samples for use in a paternity claim. A DNA...

Zuzanna Stańska 8 September 2017

Periods

Everything You Must Know About Manifesto of Futurism

Futurism is one of those avant-garde movements of 20th century which left it's mark on the modern art. It was not only an artistic but also a social...

Zuzanna Stańska 6 September 2017

Artist Stories

The World As Seen Through de Chirico’s Surrealistic Eyes

Giorgio de Chirico was an Italian artist born in Greece in 1888. He started his education in Athens and Florence. Later he attended The Academy of...

Pola Otterstein 1 September 2017

Periods

Graffiti, Subways, and Keith Haring

When Keith Haring moved from Pennsylvania to New York City to be an art student, he was inspired by the graffiti art that he saw covering subway cars...

Rachel Istvan 25 August 2017

Periods

Marilyn in Art: The Essence of a Goddess

Marilyn Monroe: the most photographed woman in the world!  Glamour, cheesecake, publicity, nude, candid- she was captured on film and on fans’...

Wendy Gray 23 August 2017

Artist

Listen To What Is Dada According To Hans Arp

Voices of Dada is part of popular series of archive audio CDs exploring 20th century avant-garde and modern art. The album features interviews and...

Zuzanna Stańska 18 August 2017

Museum Stories

Want To See 5 Sunflowers At Once? Visit Facebook

I have couple of things on my bucket list regarding art. One of it is to see all versions on Vincent van Gogh's Sunflowers live, with my own...

Zuzanna Stańska 13 August 2017

Artist

Listen What Andy Warhol Thought Of Jasper Johns

Just listen. No comment on...

Zuzanna Stańska 9 August 2017

FEAR NOT, When Jesus Tells You He is Coming, You Build Him a Throne

After receiving religious visions, James Hampton spent 14 years of his life preparing for Christ’s return to earth. When he died from stomach...

Rachel Istvan 4 August 2017

The ‘Degenerate’ World of Otto Dix

The dictionary definition of degenerate states it is “having lost the physical, mental, or moral qualities considered normal and desirable; showing...

Wendy Gray 3 August 2017

Artist

The Story How Robert Rauschenberg "Erased de Kooning"

Robert Rauschenberg was fascinated by Willem de Kooning, and in 1953 asked the artist if he could erase one of his drawings as an act of art.

Zuzanna Stańska 1 August 2017

Art Forms

Man Ray, Kiki With African Mask

His name was Emmanuel Radnitsky, her name was Alice Prin, but we know them as Man Ray and Kiki. They were the heroes of Montparnasse in the Twenties.

Zuzanna Stańska 23 July 2017