Stories By Maya Tola
Dachshunds in ArtJuly 5, 2020
Dachshunds were first bred around the 15th century in Germany. Their primary purpose was to hunt small animals, particularly badgers, and they are sometimes referred to as badger hounds. Although most dachshunds now probably live a...
Great Artists’ Dachshund MusesJune 29, 2020
Did you know that some of the world’s most celebrated artists and performers have been dachshund owners? This extensive list of elite creatives includes Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Kelsey Grammar, Leonard Nimoy, Marylin Monroe, Marlin Brando,...
Life and Work of Peder Mørk MønstedJune 20, 2020
Today marks 79 years since the death of Peder Mørk Mønsted, a Danish painter who created an extensive oeuvre in realist works of art. Though a talented all-round painter, he is perhaps best known for his depictions...
Carnations in ArtJune 15, 2020
Carnations have been called the flower of the gods and have a long history that dates back thousands of years. This beautiful flower has many meanings and stories associated with it in different corners of the world. ...
The Temptress and the Slave in Art: Joseph and Potiphar’s WifeJune 7, 2020
The Old Testament story of Joseph and Potiphar’s wife has served as a great source of inspiration for artists over the centuries. This vivid composition conveys the despair and madness of Joseph’s dramatic flight from the...
The Decline of Mughal Arts under AurangzebJune 4, 2020
Muḥī al-Dīn Muḥammad was the sixth man to ascend to the Mughal throne and the last of the strong Mughal rulers. He was a notable expansionist under whom the Mughal empire ruled almost all of the...
Happy Birthday, Kate!June 3, 2020
This is an unusual feature and probably the only one in DailyArt Magazine history that will also come as a surprise to our beloved Editor-in-chief, Dr. Kate Wojtczak. For our readers who may have wondered who...
Around the World in Spring Through PaintingsMay 31, 2020
Spring has inspired artists from all over the world for generations. The melting away of the cold winter and burgeoning of new life in every corner hints at new beginnings and a fresh start. This spring is...
Avatars of Vishnu. Ten Incarnations of the Eastern GodMay 26, 2020
Vishnu has been worshipped for over 2000 years as the supreme protector of the Hindu triumvirate, along with Shiva and Brahmin. His role in the trinity is to preserve order. Whenever humanity is threatened by evil...
Eid Al-Fitr — Islamic Prayer in ArtMay 23, 2020
Eid-al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting, and the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. The date is determined annually by the sighting of the moon and varies each year...
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