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Maria Prymachenko: An Artist for Our Times
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Art

Maria Prymachenko: An Artist for Our Times

She is the most famous Ukrainian artist. She painted, drew, decorated ceramics, and embroidered. Her designs appeared on postage stamps and coins. Maria Prymaczenko continues to inspire artists around the world to this day.
Kacha Szaniawska
The 12 Doctors of Przekrój
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Wellbeing

The 12 Doctors of Przekrój

How can we live better, fuller, and more peacefully? Recommendations from the world's top specialists can guide us.
Przekrój
Staying in the Black
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Art

Staying in the Black

For the impressionists, the color black was the black sheep of the art world, but looking at the entire history of painting, it should really be considered the dark horse.
Karol Sienkiewicz
The Organization of Imaginary Nations
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Dreams and Visions

The Organization of Imaginary Nations

It was a Friday in fall. On this drizzly day, the congresspeople in the Capitol building were clashing over the American public debt. The threat of bankruptcy was hovering over the country. Meanwhile, on the enormous lawn in the center of Washington, almost a million smiling people were plunged in serene meditation.
Paulina Wilk
The Trickster from Prague
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Experiences

The Trickster from Prague

There are countries in the world where an artist like David Černý would have long been in prison—or worse. But in the Czech Republic, this creator with no respect for all that the nation holds sacred is celebrated as the country’s most famous contemporary sculptor.  
Stach Szabłowski
Pink Doesn’t Exist
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Experiences

Pink Doesn’t Exist

Pink is a little like the famous pipe in René Magritte’s picture: it somehow exists, but still it doesn’t. Makes sense, right?
Szymon Drobniak
Female Lion Tamers
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Opinions

Female Lion Tamers

In the space of the last hundred years, there have been five outstanding female photographers who have immortalized both famous people and the disappearing worlds of the Czech provinces. As it turns out, none of them took up photography by accident.
Agnieszka Rzonca
Waning Light
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Wellbeing

Waning Light

For thousands of years, the Earth’s sole lunar body has helped humanity understand health and nature, as well as contributing to religious beliefs and the arts.
Enis Yucekoralp
The Singing Revolution
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Science

The Singing Revolution

From the pre-Christian era to today, the Baltic state has a proud—and revolutionary—history and tradition of song.
Ula Idzikowska
Paint the Way You Live
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Experiences

Paint the Way You Live

Vedic Art workshops can help unlock one’s creative potential—and also reveal insights about one’s emotions, needs, and desires.
Aleksandra Woźniak-Marchewka