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Georgia O'Keeffe Life

Watch Georgia O’Keeffe Talking About Her Life

Published on May 22nd, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Georgia O’Keeffe was an American artist, best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. O’Keeffe has been recognized as the “Mother of American modernism”. This extraordinary artist refused to be... Read More


Bodies

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When The Inquisition Met Nude Maja

Published on May 21st, 2017 | by Magda Michalska

Which one do you prefer? The Nude Maja or The Clothed Maja? This question might have been asked by the painter Francisco Goya when he completed both paintings and showed them side by side to the commissioner, Manuel de... Read More


Just Weird

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Kanye West’s Favourite Artists

Published on May 20th, 2017 | by Magda Michalska

Kanye West- a one-man band, a man who made himself a star. Not only is he a musician, but as his recent activity proves, he is passionate about visual arts and he knows the art market... Read More


20th century

Pablo Picasso, The Wait (Margot), 1900, Museu Picasso, Barcelona

10 Early Picasso Works You Should Know

Published on May 19th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Picasso painted from the early years of his life. According to his mother, his first words were “piz, piz”, a shortening of lápiz, the Spanish word for “pencil”. From the age of seven, Picasso received formal... Read More


20th century

Andy Warhol Hamburger

Watch Andy Warhol Eating A Hamburger

Published on May 18th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

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 did not know Warhol, but he was a bit obsessed with him... Read More


20th century

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Modigliani’s 100 Years Old Nudes

Published on May 17th, 2017 | by Magda Michalska

Amedeo Modigliani has always been one of my favourite portraitists: for his delicate lines with which he masterfully rendered the deepest depths of sitters’ souls, their inner mysteries hidden in the almond-shaped eyes. Many people sat... Read More


20th century

Self Portrait, Paris Late 1901; Musee Picasso, Paris(Blue Period)

Rhapsody in Blue – Picasso Blue Period

Published on May 16th, 2017 | by Wendy Gray

Prior to 1901, Picasso’s subject matter was wide-ranging: urban scenes, contemporary society, religious depictions and, once he came to Paris, the world of the pleasure seekers.  However, it was the death of his friend and fellow... Read More


Impressionism

Joaquin Sorolla, Strolling Along The Seashore, 1909, Sorolla Museum, Madrid

Joaquin Sorolla, Strolling Along The Seashore

Published on May 15th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

“Strolling Along The Seashore” is the crowning work of Joaquin Sorolla’s late period. It shows his wife Clothilde and eldest daughter Maria walking elegantly on the beach. The large format, daring composition and expressive freedom shown... Read More


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