The heart does more than just pump blood – this remarkable organ also affects our thinking, feelings, perception and identity.
Annibale Siconolfi – the 3D artist known as Inward – talks about the inspirations behind his dystopian images, his life in Italy, and why NFTs have revolutionized the art world.
Throughout the history of art, children are rarely depicted affectionately in paintings. Rather, they represent the politics and society of their times.
Kōji Kamoji was born in Japan, but shortly after graduating from art school he moved to Poland, where he has spent the rest of his life making paintings, drawings and installations.
The work of the Cuban-American performance artist Ana Mendiata still resonants today, more than three decades after her untimely death.
10 years ago, the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami shook Japan. Katarzyna Boni revisits Fukushima Prefecture to see what has changed – physically and psychologically.
Kazuo Ishiguro, Nobel laureate in Literature, talks about his latest novel “Klara and the Sun”, and what advances in technology might mean for humanity.
Photographer Wojtek Wieteska and curator Ania Diduch talk about their exhibition “Paradise 101” at the Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology in Kraków.
In December 1974, a troop of bearded men in red suits took to the streets of Copenhagen. What was their Christmas message?
The heart is often depicted as two, joined symmetrical arches and associated with love. How did this develop throughout the history of art?
The first flower probably did not survive for long, and flowers must have remained rare and isolated phenomena. Nowadays they are omnipresent and delight even relatively insensitive humans. So what can we learn from flowers?
On the centenary of Poland’s independence, we take a closer look at the odd relationship Poles have with freedom. Here, we observe the artist Stanisław Szukalski as he goes searching for traces of ancient Poles on Easter Island.
About 10 years ago, a door appeared behind the church’s side altar. We don’t know what happened behind that door, but we do know that it was life-changing. A short story set in the Polish countryside. Original publication by Magda Kiełbowicz.
Geta Brătescu is a Romanian artist who made a great impression on us during the last Venice Biennale. We tell the story of an exceptional figure, who became an international star only in her eighties.
In the 1960s, LSD was legally available across Czechoslovakia. A writer recounts the story of how a communist state became the leading manufacturer of a psychedelic drug. Original text written by Aleksander Kaczorowski.