Stories By Maya Tola
Art Travels: Taj Mahal, IndiaAugust 7, 2020
Located on the southern bank of the river Yamuna in Agra, a little over a 100 miles outside New Delhi, is India’s most famous monument and one of the most recognizable architectural marvels of the world....
Emeralds in Ten Exquisite ArtifactsAugust 5, 2020
Emeralds are arguably the most beautiful of all gemstones and have been revered by many cultures all over the world. Though the largest emeralds come from Colombia, it is believed that the first known emeralds were mined...
Eid Al-Adha — Seven Beautiful Mosques Around the WorldJuly 30, 2020
Eid al-Adha is observed between the 10th to the 13th days of the Islamic month of Dhu al-Hijjah. This is the Eid of the sacrifice as it commemorates Ibrahim’s sacrifice or qurbani of his own son,...
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...
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