Isla Phillips-Ewen

Author

Isla graduated with a first class BA in Classics from the University of Cambridge in 2018 and is currently studying for a History of Art MA at Birkbeck College, University of London.

Articles by Isla

Architecture

The Louvre Pyramid and 5 Other Museums Designed by I. M. Pei

Ieoh Ming Pei (貝聿銘), known as I. M. Pei (1917-2019) was a Chinese American modernist architect with international acclaim. Exciting for art...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 3 October 2022

David Hockney, Early November Tunnel, Painting

Hello Autumn! Best Autumnal Paintings

As Autumn slowly begins, delve with us into paintings that center the season. Along the way discover other DailyArt Magazine articles to get you...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 23 September 2022

Women Artists

A Female Artist from Japan: Nōguchi Shōhin

Nōguchi Shōhin (野口 小蘋) (1847–1917) was a leading Japanese painter from the Edo (1603–1867) and Meiji eras (1868–1912). She was born...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 19 September 2022

Museum Stories

Beyond the National Gallery and Tate: Best London Art Museums

All of the art museums in London have free entry for the permanent collections and also host excellent temporary exhibitions worth their ticket...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 2 September 2022

Art State of Mind

Blue in Art

Is blue your favorite color? Even if it is not the case, look at a trio of famous blues from 20th century art history. Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso,...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 23 August 2022

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Madonna of Port Lligat by Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí’s The Madonna of Port Lligat is an image of Mary holding baby Jesus in her lap. Seems simple, but it has layers upon layers of...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 15 August 2022

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Fons Americanus by Kara Walker

Kara Elizabeth Walker, born in 1969, is an American contemporary artist. She is known as a painter, silhouettist, print-maker, installation artist,...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 26 July 2022

Contemporary Art

Masterpiece Story: My Bed by Tracey Emin

My Bed is an iconic and seminal artwork by British artist Tracey Emin. It was created over 20 years ago. Despite its age, it is still one of...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 13 May 2022

Review

Be Inspired! At Guildhall Art Gallery

Guildhall Art Gallery is hosting a fascinating new exhibition examining the ways in which visual artists have taken inspiration from the literary...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 2 May 2022

Fauvism

Circus and Jazz of Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was a French artist famous for his use of color. The Circus (below) is a color stencil piece from Matisse’s book...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 30 April 2022