The Crazy and Colorful World of Florine Stettheimer’s PaintingsDecember 21, 2018
For an art-viewing experience unlike any other, enjoy the paintings of Florine Stettheimer (1871-1944). The daughter of a wealthy German-Jewish family in New York, Stettheimer created an aesthetic that was all her own. She depicted modern scenes of...
An Artist Turned Suffragette. A Story of Olive HockinDecember 11, 2018
Ever heard of Olive Hockin? No? Me neither. While browsing pages for my next post about Theosophy, I came across this mysterious artist I had never heard of before. Moreover, it turns out she was quite a character!...
Marxist, Nationalist, Feminist: The Art and Politics of Frida KahloNovember 26, 2018
Marxist, Nationalist, Feminist – these are words that describe not only the political convictions but also the artwork of Frida Kahlo. Although born as Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón outside of Mexico City in 1907, Kahlo eventually...
The Surprising Career of Lavinia Fontana: Painter of Popes, Nudes, and NoblewomenNovember 23, 2018
There weren’t very many women able to become successful artists in Renaissance Europe. There were probably more than most people think, and we try here at DailyArt to write about them as often as we can. But there...
Salty Art: Sigalit Landau and Dead SeaNovember 17, 2018
Artist Sigalit Landau uses one special natural resource – the Dead Sea – to create her unique art. Sigalit Landau is one of the most successful Israeli artists in the world. Her sculptures, videos, and installations have been...
Ivana Kobilca: The First Lady of SloveniaNovember 2, 2018
Melania Trump should not be the only Slovenian woman that the world can think of. There is also a painter, Ivana Kobilca, whose independence, artistic autonomy, open-mindedness and enormous artistic skill made her a synonym for national art...
This Is Madness: Beyoncé and Pipilotti Rist as MaenadsOctober 23, 2018
Hold on, what does Beyoncé’s music clip and a modern video artwork have to do with Maenadism? She is wearing a feminine, mustard-yellow dress while walking down the street in high hills and a big smile on her...
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