Sadness

I was a little hesitant before I decided to write this post. For some time now, the painting by Aleksander Gierymski’s The Peasant Coffin has been going through my head, but I was afraid of its title. Certainly there is too much of death in it as for a time marked by a virus and…

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Rembrandt & women

Quite recently I was at a lecture accompanying the 36xRembrandt exhibition at the Royal Castle in Warsaw. One of its main highlights is the Girl in the Painting’s Frame – a work that has not yet received the world fame it deserves. In the aforementioned lecture, the pose of the girl was described as seductive…

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Juan de Pareja

Have you ever wondered how the stories that we tell ourselves are created? What affects the way they shape in our mind? And how does this affect our experience of the world? I would like to offer you an exercise in looking today. Something like the Rorschach test, only the material will be less abstract….

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