Polish Painter Aleksandra Waliszewska Is Fascinated by Slavic Vampire Folklore. Just Don’t Call Her a Witch

[ad_1] Polish artist Aleksandra Waliszewska’s muse was, for many years, her green-eyed cat, Mitusia. Mitusia, who had a clam disposition, died last year, but her likeness lives on in dozens of Waliszewska’s paintings and gouaches in a spectrum of guises: smoking cigarettes, writhing like a snake, even posing as a model. These visions are variously …

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