#20th century

Artist Stories

How Yves Klein Played with Gold

Two weeks ago, we showed you some art of Edward Krasiński whose exhibition you can see right now at Tate Liverpool. There’s another great...

Piotr Policht 15 December 2016

Artist Stories

The Best of Lucian Freud – Hotheaded Narcissus and Brilliant Painter

Lucian Freud was born on this day in 1922. It’s a perfect occasion to take look at some of his greatest paintings. He was conventional in a...

Piotr Policht 8 December 2016

Masterpiece Stories

Vincent van Gogh, The Starry Night (Painting Of The Week)

The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh is one of those iconic painting everyone recognizes. But not everyone knows it’s story! Today we will try...

Zuzanna Stańska 3 December 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

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Everything You Must Know About Suprematism and Kazimir Malevich

This post will be tough because abstraction is tough. And so is often modern art. In this article I will try to explain to you a radical Russian...

Zuzanna Stańska 23 November 2016

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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

Masterpiece Stories

Painting Of The Week – René Magritte, The Treachery of Images

As you can see, this painting shows a pipe. Underneath it there is a French sentence explaining, that “This is not a pipe”. You may ask...

Zuzanna Stańska 6 November 2016

Fashion

Sonia Delaunay and Clothing: Geometry Is In Fashion

Sonia Delaunay was a busy woman. She was an officer of the French Legion of Honor, a wife of a famous painter (that’s already tough)...

Magda Michalska 21 October 2016

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A Short Cheat Sheet For Die Brücke

Die Brücke was a group of expressionist artists founded in 1905 in Dresden which were active until 1913. The art of Die Brücke confronted feelings...

Zuzanna Stańska 19 October 2016

Pop art

Pauline Boty- The Mother Of Pop Art (And She’s Not American)

Surprise, surprise, Pop Art did not begin in the States in the sixties but in the United Kingdom, and already in 1952. Everything started with...

Magda Michalska 29 September 2016

Artist Stories

The Story of An Excessively Electric Friendship Between Vincent and Paul

People say that you shouldn’t live with your friends because your friendship may deteriorate. And the story of friendship between Vincent van...

Magda Michalska 28 September 2016

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...

Magda Michalska 26 September 2016