#20th century

Museum Stories

7 Pop Art Masterpieces You Can See Outside US

Well, Pop Art is mostly an US thing. It's nothing bad, but it means that for the art lovers from other continents it's way harder to find a Warhol or...

Zuzanna Stańska 23 June 2017

Artist

Watch One Of The First Dadaist Films by Man Ray

Man Ray was an American visual artist who spent most of his career in France. He was a significant contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements,...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 June 2017

Art Forms

If You’re Looking For A Gift, Check Pablo Picasso’s Ring For Dora Maar

Pablo Picasso and Dora Maar were one of art history’s most dramatic love affairs. Maar, who was a talented photographer, painter, and poet met...

Zuzanna Stańska 21 June 2017

Artist Stories

“It was all so ugly”: The Tragedy of John Currie and Dolly Henry

The lives of artists are a constant source of fascination and the life of Staffordshire born artist of John Currie must rank amongst the highest.

Wendy Gray 18 June 2017

Periods

Roy Lichtenstein’s Art Quiz For Every Art Historian

Pop art is popping up again! Yet this time, it won't at all reveal the mechanisms of the modern society with its mass product, celebrities and media...

Magda Michalska 10 June 2017

Artist

Edward Hopper Talking About His Creative Process

Watch this beautiful video created by Walker Art Center presenting Edward Hopper who discusses the slow development of his iconic images. The video...

Zuzanna Stańska 31 May 2017

Artist

Watch Marcel Duchamp Talking About His Art

In a 1961 interview with Katherine Kuh, Marcel Duchamp, when asked about his readymades, let it be known that the concept behind those objects might...

Zuzanna Stańska 24 May 2017

Artist

Watch Georgia O’Keeffe Talking About Her Life

Georgia O'Keeffe was an American artist, best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. O'Keeffe...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 May 2017

Watch Andy Warhol Eating A Hamburger

This movie was created by a Danish filmmaker Jorgen Leth, and it appears in his art movie 66 Scenes from America which was filmed in 1981. Leth...

Zuzanna Stańska 18 May 2017

Erotica

Modigliani’s 100 Years Old Nudes

Amedeo Modigliani has always been one of my favourite portraitists: for his delicate lines with which he masterfully rendered the deepest depths of...

Magda Michalska 17 May 2017

Periods

Rhapsody in Blue – Picasso Blue Period

Prior to 1901, Picasso's subject matter was wide-ranging: urban scenes, contemporary society, religious depictions and, once he came to Paris, the...

Wendy Gray 16 May 2017

Artist Stories

10 Weird Things About Salvador Dali You Should Know

On this day in 1904 in Figueres, Spain, the master of Surrealism Salvador Dali was born. It was very difficult to choose only 10 weird things about...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 May 2017