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Camille Henrot’s Flower Library

Published on November 13th, 2016 | by Piotr Policht

What would you take if you were going to move to the other side of the globe? French artist Camille Henrot apparently brought a little. But she was unwilling to turn her back on the past completely.... Read More


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Dancing With Skeletons (Danse Macabre)

Published on November 9th, 2016 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Danse macabre – a weird dance of people and skeletons. You could think that it is some kind of a scene from a horror movie. But surprisingly, it is a medieval allegorical concept of the all-conquering... Read More


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Paintings For The US Election Day 2016

Published on November 8th, 2016 | by Magda Michalska

Remember, remember, the 8th of November… Uh, it’s today, that important date which is going to decide about the situation in the United States and subsequently in the entire world. To inspire those who are still hesitating... Read More


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Antonio Canova-The Minister Of Beauty

Published on November 7th, 2016 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Antonio Canova was considered the greatest sculptor of his time. His sculptures fall into three categories: Heroic compositions, compositions of grace, and sepulchral monuments. In each of these, Canova’s underlying artistic motivations were to challenge, if not compete,... Read More


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8 Best Selfies From Art History

Published on November 5th, 2016 | by Magda Michalska

Whoever criticizes the fashion of selfies, must have forgotten that selfies have existed for a really loooooooong time in painting. Here comes a curious and less obvious selection of a few of them: 1. Frida Kahlo Frida Kahlo,... Read More


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We Are Looking For Contributors!

Published on November 4th, 2016 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Dear Reader, if you like writing short texts about art history or contemporary art, know something about art – you’ve studied it, been on some courses, or you have just been a huge art aficionado since... Read More


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