To sleep, perchance to dream… We spend a great portion of our lives sleeping, our minds wandering in the realm of dreams. And so, even though most portraits depict people who are very much awake, people were bound to be caught while they were sleeping too. Among these seven pieces you'll find an adorable napping baby, a sweet sleeping doggy and… a fossilised druid.
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Mieczysław Weinberg’s opera, The Passenger, directed by Thaddeus Strassberger has won two Golden Mask awards, the biggest Russian theatre award, for Best Conductor and Best Actress. The award ceremony took place on 15th April 2018. Read more »about: The Passenger Wins Golden Mask Awards
Zofia Stryjeńska, one of the most important art deco artists of the inter-war period, struggled to be the artist that she truly wanted to be. She kept a careful record of it all in her diaries, where her thoughts and feelings revealed family strife, money problems, and what happened when she pretended to be a man called Tadeusz Grzymała. Read more »about: Artist, Mother, Man: The Diaries of Zofia Stryjeńska