Art historian and art critic, professor in the Institute of Art History at the Warsaw University. Chairperson of the Association of Art Historians in Poland. Her main academic interests are the 19th- and 20th-century painting and contemporary art. She has lately published the collection of essays “Oko, widzenie, sztuka. Od Albertiego do Duchampa” [An eye, a sight, an art. From Alberti to Duchamp], honoured in 2009 with Gdynia Literary Award in the category of essay.