#20th century

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

Pop art

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

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

Bizarre

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

Video

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

Baroque

Reflecting the Invisible or Distorting the Visible: Mirrors in Art

People have always been fascinated with their reflections. In the visual art the mirror has been interpreted as an instrument to show admiration or...

Alina Manevskaya 19 July 2017

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ZERO, A Post-war Movement Resisting The New Materialism

It’s undeniable that traces of war can be seen in art even after the war has ended. On the other hand, artists have the ability to go beyond...

Belkıs Pesen 10 July 2017

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Luisa Casati: The Living Work of Art

Woman who outraged and inspired people of her times, who was a symbol of the Belle Epoque and a muse to her-contemporary artists. She owned palaces...

Magda Michalska 7 July 2017

Artist Stories

Salvador Dali’s Body To Be Exhumed For Paternity Test

A Spanish court has ordered the remains of Salvador Dalí to be exhumed in an attempt to extract DNA for a paternity claim from a woman born in...

Zuzanna Stańska 4 July 2017