Malwina Chabocka – Art & Design
Malwina Chabocka – Art & Design

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A collection of posts and essays from my blog covering art history, exhibition reviews, film & animation, graphic design, advice for artists and philosophical musings. For articles on painting background, theory and techniques, please visit my other blog.

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  1. New York State of Mind Part 2: Islands, Brooklyn & black magic
  2. New York State of Mind Part 1: No Sleep Till Brooklyn
  3. Luxembourg: the alluring myth of Melusina & the reality of rest
  4. California Dreamin' and American ways. Travel musings in 10 chapters - Part II
  5. California Dreamin' and American ways. Travel musings in 10 chapters - Part I
  6. One year in the Netherlands
  7. Punk in a cardie
  8. Slowly typed words on 5G & time pressure
  9. The golden ball of courage
  10. If the world is ending in 30 years
  11. The Imperfect Notebook (or my first "Meditations")
  12. What Type of Artist Are You? Non-quiz
  13. One year in Portugal
  14. Lisboetas (Part I): Fascinating Female Artists from Lisbon
  15. A Studio of One's Own
  16. Animated music videos for when you need a good cry
  17. The Problem with Photoshop, CGI and Insta-Lies
  18. No sugar and all spice. Be the fearless & feisty 5-year old you once were.
  19. Home: Dream, nightmare & utopia
  20. The Fall of the House of Usher cover design
  21. Women, love, relationships in selected animations
  22. Waiting for the marshmallows: on patience & delayed gratification
  23. Cats, ravens & madmen. Edgar Allan Poe in animation.
  24. Blissful uncoolness & comfortable solitude. A weekend in Berlin.
  25. Dark strangelands in music videos
  26. Neons. On preserving the endangered type.
  27. Women, art & obscurity. Seers, Knights, Lassnig.
  28. Art meets facts. Animation in documentary films
  29. Retro dreams in retro animation
  30. Against the tide. Element Talks conference afterthoughts
  31. 3 logos I like: Geek Girls Carrots, Moderat, Jadłonomia
  32. The art & science of kissing
  33. Game & graphic wonders of Alice in Wonderland exhibition
  34. Lot in Sodom cover design
  35. 3 logos I like: Krayewski, Mariage Frères, Disconnect
  36. Polish poster just after the war
  37. The remarkable effects of praise & criticism
  38. "Direction Courtesy" campaign ads
  39. Women in Chanel N°5 film ads
  40. New website & the icon challenge
  41. Faith, delusions & Woody Allen
  42. Left, right and wrong: political labels & biases
  43. The art of competing and losing in Settlers of Catan & everyday life
  44. Unlikely homes: Jing Jin City & Miracle Village
  45. Beautiful obsession of 4 Indie Game Designers
  46. In search of La Dolce Vita: Breaking with the nine-to-five
  47. Black Dogs, Storms & Rhapsodies
  48. Jean Paul Gaultier & different kinds of beauty
  49. Man and Machine
  50. Making colours & "noncolours"
  51. Creative DNA: Deconstruction/Reconstruction
  52. Sex fantasies in comics
  53. Dear Modern Diary. E-journals & life-logging.
  54. The Good Fight
  55. Avant-garde animation from artist/composer duos
  56. Is the grass greener across the English Channel?
  57. A Paean to Green
  58. Recharging in the comfort zone
  59. Painting with scissors: Matisse at the Tate
  60. Storytelling in life, art & business
  61. Imperfections in art & wabi-sabi
  62. Nine warriors of art who conquered their age
  63. Facebook: no space for failure
  64. Ruin Lust or Ruin Lost Opportunity
  65. Solitude, routine & art
  66. Show & Tell [Part #2]
  67. The art of collage: paper & scissors rock!
  68. Artwives: Eva Švankmajerová, Dorothea Tanning & Lee Krasner
  69. Strange Little Girls
  70. Me, Myself & I. Self-portraits.
  71. Show & Tell [Part #1]
  72. Magic in the gutter. A few words on comics and sequential art.
  73. In awe of flesh & bone
  74. Beauty & terror
  75. The Art of Tidying Up
  76. Feline fetishists
  77. Departing from a safe zone
  78. The love & hate of portraits in Vienna 1900
  79. The art of storyboarding
  80. What I like in animation
  81. Painting sex & pleasure in Japan and beyond
  82. Overheads Under Your Heel
  83. Edward Gorey & Other Daring Gor(e)y Stories
  84. USP: Unnecessarily Strained Procedure?
  85. Who is an artist?