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Man Ray, Cadeau, 1921, editioned replica 1972, Tate

Learn More About Man Ray’s Cadeau

Published on October 29th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Man Ray’s Cadeau, 1921, editioned replica 1972, known also as a ‘Gift’, is one of the famous icons of the surrealist movement. It consists of an everyday continental flat iron of the sort that had to... Read More



Need An Artsy Halloween Costume Inspiration?

Published on October 27th, 2017 | by Magda Michalska

Halloween’s coming! Have you already got a costume? Do you want to emphasize your passion for art but are bored with the usual Frida Kahlo mono-brow?  How about an artsy Halloween costume like… Dada Costume Bauhaus... Read More



5 Most Beautiful Libraries You Should Know

Published on October 24th, 2017 | by Magda Michalska

Shout-out to all students! With the exams approaching, sometimes I find myself spending more time in the library than at home… Or do you know this feeling of outrage when you have your favorite seat and somebody... Read More

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Tove Jansson And Her Moomin World

Published on October 23rd, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

I hope you know Moomins from your childhood! It was one of my favorite books when I was a kid. It was a surprise to me, when I was told that the writer of the book... Read More

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Frida Kahlo, The Broken Column

Published on October 22nd, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

The Broken Column was painted shortly after Frida Kahlo had undergone another surgery on her spinal column. The operation left her bedridden and “enclosed” in a metallic corset, which helped to alleviate the intense, and constant... Read More

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Jean-Michel Basquiat, Philistines, 1982

Watch Basquiat Painting Live Downtown in 1981

Published on October 21st, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Jean-Michel Basquiat was a Haitian American artist. He first achieved fame as part of SAMO, an informal graffiti duo who wrote enigmatic epigrams in the cultural hotbed of the Lower East Side of Manhattan during the... Read More

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Rothko Chapel – In Search For A Meaning

Published on October 20th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

The Rothko Chapel is a non-denominational chapel in Houston, Texas, founded by John and Dominique de Menil. We wouldn’t be interested in it if it wasn’t a major work of modern art – it is quite interesting... Read More

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