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Art State of Mind

Art and Math: Aesthetics of Calculations

Do you like math? Well, many of us might have had some problems with it when we were in school (I, at least, had many!) and got fed up with it. So...

Rute Ferreira 5 January 2019

2019: Year of the Pig and Pigs in Painting

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2019 is the year closing the twelve-year lunar calendar cycle. It's named after the Pig because according to the...

Magda Michalska 4 January 2019

Museum Stories

Picasso Metamorphosis at Palazzo Reale

Picasso Metamorphosis curated by Pascale Picard (director of the civic museum of Avignon), opened the autumn season in Palazzo Reale in Milan. The...

Maria Frazzoni 2 January 2019

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Jacopo Tintoretto, Marriage at Cana

Because it's the New Year's Eve tomorrow and many of you are going to have fun I've chosen for our painting of the week a work depicting a party.

Kate Wojtczak 30 December 2018

Art State of Mind

The Art of Metamorphosis

"she broke the rules of time, fragmenting and aligning it, to sew the fundamental phases of her subjects' transformation: she  brought us the...

Artur Deus Dionisio 29 December 2018

Sculpture

Untitled & Unbridled: Tara Donovan’s Installations

Styrofoam cups, pencils, rubber bands and straws are not the kinds of materials usually associated with art installations, yet these mundane,...

Nadine Waldmann 22 December 2018

Brak kategorii

Protest at Andy Warhol From A to B and Back Again—with Sage

An innocent visit to the Whitney Museum of American Art in the West Village of New York City on Sunday, December 9, turned into something more. The...

Howard Schwartz 15 December 2018

Museum Stories

Edward Burne-Jones a Pre-Raphaelite Visionary

Tate Britain’s exhibition of over 150 works of Edward Burne-Jones brings us an exhaustive overview of his oeuvre. Like other Pre-Raphaelites...

Joanna Kaszubowska 14 December 2018

Theosophy and Art: There Is No Religion Higher Than Truth

The subtitle of today's post is the motto of the American Theosophical Society, which has been functioning since its foundation in New York in 1875.

Magda Michalska 13 December 2018

Post-Impressionism

Vincent van Gogh’s Last Painting?

In July 1890, Vincent van Gogh painted one of his best-known artworks, Wheatfield with Crows. The painting is on display in The Van Gogh Museum,...

Heather Johnson 12 December 2018

Women Artists

An Artist Turned Suffragette. A Story of Olive Hockin

Ever heard of Olive Hockin? No? Me neither. While browsing pages for my next post about Theosophy, I came across this mysterious artist I had never...

Magda Michalska 11 December 2018

Museum Stories

Mantegna and Bellini – Brothers in Art?

With this exhibition, the National Gallery in London aims to explore the artistic relationship between Andrea Mantegna and Giovanni Bellini. The...

Joanna Kaszubowska 10 December 2018