Candy Bedworth

Candy's remote, rain soaked farmhouse clings to a steep-sided valley in rural Wales. She raises cats, chickens and children with varying degrees of success. Art, literature and Lakrids licorice save her sanity on a daily basis.

Articles by Candy


Women Artists

Female vs. Male Gaze: Suzanne Valadon’s Reclining Nude

Female nudes are prevalent throughout art history. There are the ancient mythological goddesses, the Biblical Eves and Susannas, and then there are ...

Lauren Kraut 5 October 2021

Art History 101

All You Need to Know About Color Field Painting

Ready for a rollercoaster ride through the world of color field painting? Strap yourself in, it’s going to be a long and wild ride! This ...

Candy Bedworth 4 September 2021

Japanese art

Superfab, Superflat! The Most Renowned Works by Takashi Murakami

Takashi Murakami is a Japanese artist best known for his collaborations with multiple fashion brands and famous singers. You may know him from his 2019 collab with Billie Eilish, for the music video of You Should See Me in a Crown. His creativity is informed by traditional Japanese arts and modern Japanese pop culture. His artworks appeal both to the masses as well as collectors of fine art.

Rucha Vijay Bodas 26 August 2021

Women Artists

Joan Eardley: Scottish Passion for People and Places

Her career lasted barely 20 years, but Joan Eardley left behind a huge cache of monumental seascapes and poignant portraits which are loved across ...

Candy Bedworth 24 August 2021

Long Read

Remarkable Roma – Astonishing Works By and About Gypsy and Traveller People

Think of Gypsies or Roma people in art – what comes to mind? When we look to traditional art history, it is really rather disappointingly scarce. ...

Candy Bedworth 10 August 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Thomas Cole, The Architect’s Dream

The Architect’s Dream is an outstanding example of architectural genre. It was painted by American artist and founder of the Hudson River School Thomas Cole in 1840 for the New York architect Ithiel Town. The painting seamlessly stitches together Egyptian, Graeco-Roman and Gothic styles into a fantastical landscape.

Rucha Vijay Bodas 8 August 2021

Fashion

Heels Were Never Just For Women: Men in Heels

What do the Persians, Louis XIV, and Johnny Cash have in common? Their heeled footwear. Quite appropriate as heeled shoes were originated, and worn, ...

Lauren Kraut 30 June 2021

Literature

Psst, Heard the Art World Gossip? Contemporary Art Really IS for Everyone! Talk ART Book Review

Our mission at DailyArt Magazine is to make art accessible and fun. When we saw the book Talk ART.: Everything you wanted to know about contemporary ...

Candy Bedworth 2 July 2021

Contemporary Art

On the Road with Visual Artist Jock McFadyen

We spoke to artist Jock McFadyen as he prepares to celebrate his 70th birthday, and awaits the opening of, not one, but four major exhibitions of his ...

Candy Bedworth 19 June 2021

Museum Stories

Native American Ledger Art Exhibition in Donald Ellis Gallery

Artist, film-maker and performance artist Dana Claxton has curated an online exhibition of historical Lakota Ledger Art called Fast Ponies and War ...

Candy Bedworth 21 June 2021