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Henri Matisse, Icarus 1946 Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Droits réservés © Succession Henri Matisse / DACS 2013

Henri Matisse’s Cut-Outs

Published on November 3rd, 2016 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Coping with the difficulties of old age and illness in the years following World War II, Matisse nonetheless produced some of the most vibrant and dynamic works of his career. The artists turned almost exclusively to... Read More


Weather

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All Saints Day With A Twist

Published on November 1st, 2016 | by Magda Michalska

First of November for many of the people looks like this: Typical 1st of November Ok, maybe not sooooo dramatic. But the fact is, people go to the cemeteries, leave a candle at their relatives’ graves,... Read More


Just Weird

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TOP 10 Paintings For Halloween

Published on October 31st, 2016 | by Magda Michalska

Are still looking for some costume-inspiration? What about painterly theme this year? Or maybe you just like to get scared? We offer you our Halloween ranking of the scariest paintings art history has seen… 10. 9.... Read More


Food

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The Drunk Art History: Absinthe

Published on October 28th, 2016 | by Magda Michalska

Have you ever wondered why there are so many paintings of people drinking absinthe in the history of art? Well, I have. I realized it must have been a favourite drink of the Parisian boheme in... Read More


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Four “Readymades” Of Marcel Duchamp You Should Know

Published on October 28th, 2016 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp was a French, naturalized American painter, sculptor, chess player and writer whose work is associated with Cubism, conceptual art and Dada. Duchamp was famous of weird, often sarcastic or funny pieces of art. Can a... Read More


Just Weird

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Wunderkammer- A Universe In Your Closet

Published on October 27th, 2016 | by Magda Michalska

How would you feel if you found a mummified crocodile in your best friend’s room? Well, pretty awkward I guess, although I imagine that you’ve seen worst if you’ve ever lived in a boarding school or college accommodation…... Read More


Symbolism

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Jacek Malczewski’s Dates With Death

Published on October 24th, 2016 | by Magda Michalska

Recently we’ve been really into Symbolism, I guess it’s for this autumnish vibe in the air. Today will be no different, we want to show you somebody from Poland, a fascinating painter whose Symbolist paintings still... Read More


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