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Ancient Rome

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Erotic Art in Pompeii and Herculaneum (NSFW!)

Published on May 9th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Erotic art in Pompeii and Herculaneum is a phenomenon often omitted by textbooks about ancient history. Those famous Roman cities destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, were discovered with preserved buildings and artifacts in the... Read More


21st century

© Cindy Sherman Courtesy of Skarstedt

Cindy Sherman vs Old Masters

Published on May 8th, 2017 | by Magda Michalska

Time for a little quiz for all those who consider themselves the experts in Old Masters! We will show you photographs made by Cindy Sherman, a contemporary American photographer, which reference famous portraits from art history. Ready?... Read More


20th century

Wassily Kandinsky drawing Composition VIII, 1923

Watch Kandinsky Drawing On A Rare Footage From 1926

Published on May 6th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

In 1926, filmmaker Hans Cürlis, a pioneer in making of art documentaries. took the rare footage above of the Russian abstract painter Wassily Kandinsky drawing at the Galerie Neumann-Nierendorf in Berlin. Kandinsky was about 49 years old... Read More


Travels

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The Most Beautiful Anatomical Theaters in Italy

Published on May 5th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Anatomical Theaters where one of the most important institutions in the history of medicine. They were used in teaching anatomy at early modern universities. In most of the cases – illegally, as they were forbidden by... Read More


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