Stories By Alexandra Kiely
All that Glitters: The Sparkling World of Medieval MosaicsMay 10, 2021
Welcome to the sparkling world of medieval mosaics! Although not as famous as illuminated manuscripts or stained glass, mosaic was a popular art form that enlivened both Christian churches and Islamic mosques during the Middle Ages....
Painting of the Week: Heart of the Andes by Frederic Edwin ChurchApril 18, 2021
Heart of the Andes is one truly impressive landscape painting. Frederic Edwin Church‘s crowning achievement depicts scenery he saw during his two visits to South America. However, one of the painting’s most important features doesn’t appear...
Virginia Arcadia: Natural Bridge and Why Artists Loved ItApril 15, 2021
Virginia Arcadia: The Natural Bridge in American Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts explores a natural wonder and its appearance in American art. The exhibition includes more than 60 paintings, prints, drawings, maps, photographs,...
Explore the Unknown World of Klimt’s LandscapesApril 14, 2021
When you think of Gustav Klimt, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? If you’re like most people, you probably thought of his portraits and other people paintings. You might not realize that he also...
From Love to Art: Anna Hyatt Huntington, an American SculptorMarch 23, 2021
A pioneering female sculptor of the 20th century, Anna Hyatt Huntington created artworks that are still visible all over New York City. Here are some of the most famous. Anna Hyatt Huntington Anna Hyatt Huntington (1876-1973)...
Restoring Women in Art History – Advancing Women Artists RetrospectiveMarch 19, 2021
Late last year, Advancing Women Artists (AWA) announced that its activities will come to an end in June 2021. For over a decade, this Florence, Italy-based organization has worked tirelessly to promote the appreciation and study...
Treasures of Medieval Irish Art to Celebrate St. Patrick’s DayMarch 17, 2021
Today is St. Patrick’s Day, so that means it’s a day to celebrate all things Irish. What better way to do that than by looking at some masterpieces of Irish art? Although there have been spectacular...
The Surprising Career of Lavinia Fontana: Painter of Popes, Nudes, and NoblewomenMarch 5, 2021
There weren’t very many women able to become successful artists in Renaissance Europe. However, there were probably more than most people think, and we try here at DailyArt Magazine to write about them as often as...
Robert S. Duncanson: African-American Painter in the SpotlightFebruary 27, 2021
Nearly 150 years after his death, African-American landscape painter Robert S. Duncanson made headlines last month. This happened when his Landscape with Rainbow was featured during the recent United States Presidential Inauguration. It’s nice to see...
Visit Parisian Landmarks in These Ten Gorgeous PaintingsFebruary 26, 2021
If you’ve ever been to Paris, you know that there’s nothing like seeing the city in person. However, that’s no reason not to get a taste of it with some help from great artists. So, let’s look...
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