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20th century

Die Ruinen von Guernica

How Artists Portray Tragedy: Guernica

Published on March 15th, 2017 | by Wendy Gray

…a Government official, tears streaming down his face, burst into the dismal dining-room crying: ‘Guernica is destroyed. The Germans bombed and bombed and bombed.’ The time was about 9.30 p.m. Captain Roberts banged a huge fist... Read More



Decadent Masterpieces Reconstructed In Photographs

Published on March 14th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Two artists – Tania Brassesco and Lazlo Passi Norberto began their artistic collaboration in 2009 with the project “The Essence of Decadence”. The photographs they created staged the classic decadent masterpieces, created in world of the... Read More

Art Nouveau


Loïe Fuller, darling of Art Nouveau

Published on March 14th, 2017 | by Europeana

This month we’re partnering with Europeana again to celebrate their fantastic new Art Nouveau season (21 February – 29 May). The season explores the depth and diversity of the influential art movement and features beautiful Art... Read More

20th century

Klarra Szepessy, by Amrita Sher-Gil, 1932, NGMA Mumbai

Amrita Sher-Gil – The India’s Frida Kahlo

Published on March 12th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Amrita Sher-Gil had a short life, but her oeuvre is very rich. She is considered to be an important painter of 20th-century India, and sometimes people call her India’s Frida Kahlo. She was born on 30 January 1913 in Budapest, Hungary.... Read More

Female Artists


10 Female Artist Forgotten By Art History

Published on March 8th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Art history forgot a lot of great female artists. Those, who have been neglected and marginalised for years or even centuries are lately regaining their place on museum walls. There is still a lot to be done... Read More

Female Artists


Women’s Day Message To All Women!

Published on March 8th, 2017 | by Magda Michalska

Happy International Women’s Day! I hope you are celebrating today with all women present in your lives: girlfriends, mothers, sisters, aunties, hairdressers, nail stylists, doctors, engineers, teachers, politicians and wise grannies. Today’s post is a remainder... Read More

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