All the books on art I ever…

…read or even translated! I mean it was the #internationaltranslationday the other day and it made me think and remember: And also…wonder what else I would still like to read or even appear in ;). I used to be conceited, now…obviously…I am perfect! I was kinda hoping for the next edition of The Story of […]

Homage to a pear

…aka, how to make a pear, how to paint it monumental as it is, leaving me in awe… …as does the whole of nature at this time of the year, especially. That was the task for this week. See here what I came up with. I can sense some writing coming out of this too. […]

Painting my way through the mourning the losses phase

If anything, the wave of mourning and commemoration of the late monarch has brought on a wave of critical thinking and an urge to paint a bit more: you be a judge of that. For more paintings and rants, join me at instagram on handle Meanwhile you can also subscribe to my monthly more […]

Flowers From my garden of Magic

They grow from the heart, from within, from the play, from the depth, from the deep play perhaps? That is life. I am sharing their details. Let’s play a little game! Let me know which one you want me to tell you the story of, and I will tell you what it is telling you […]


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Hi, I’m Irena. Previously co-curating the education department at National Gallery in Prague and working freelance as a artist/gallery educator in Czech and the UK, I have been sharing my daily studio a/musings here while in my #artofwithdrawal process.

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