Stories By Magda Michalska
This Article Is Only About Cheese in PaintingJuly 25, 2021
I feel ashamed. As an official cheese-lover who could eat it every day for every meal, I still haven’t dedicated a single line to cheese in painting! I must repent and compensate all cheese lovers for...
The Art of Mihrab – Little Masterpieces of Islamic ArtJuly 22, 2021
What is a mihrab (miḥrāb)? It’s a typically semi-circular niche in a mosque. It’s usually inserted in the center of a Quibla wall, the wall which points towards Mecca, the holy direction of Muslim prayers. With...
Diego Rivera’s Life in Self-PortraitsJuly 19, 2021
Diego Rivera is mostly famous for his controversial mural for the Rockefeller family and for being the husband of Frida Kahlo. Yet in his lifetime, he was the more famous one in their marriage, and definitely...
Symbolism Special: Jacek Malczewski’s Dates with DeathJuly 15, 2021
Jacek Malczewski is one of the most important Polish symbolist painters. Malczewski is associated with the Young Poland movement (Młoda Polska), a modernist period in Polish culture following more than a century of Partitions of Poland....
Best Birthday Parties in Art History for Our 5th BirthdayJuly 13, 2021
DailyArt Magazine is turning 5 this year! I cannot believe how far we have come since 2016 when I, a university student interning for DailyArt, wrote my first articles about asparagus and Father’s day. Initially, we...
Art State of Mind
Top Summer Destinations Inspired by PaintingsJuly 8, 2021
Are you still undecided on where to go for your vacation? Have you visited all the summer destinations from our previous painting-inspired list and are looking for inspiration? Here comes a selection of artsy places you...
Pride Month: Andy Warhol’s Ladies and GentlemenJune 27, 2021
The club “The Gilded Grape”, situated in the no man’s land of Eighth Avenue and West 45th Street in New York City, was a hub of drag queens and black and Hispanic transvestites. In 1975, Bob...
Art State of Mind
The Most Beautiful Rainbows in Paintings for the Pride MonthJune 26, 2021
June was chosen as the Month of Pride to commemorate riots in the neighborhood of Greenwich Village, Manhattan, NYC, which were a response to a police raid that took place on June 28, 1969. This upheaval...
The Naked Truth About Nudes in Academic ArtJune 26, 2021
Academicism was a dominant style in European sculpture and painting in the 18th and 19th centuries. It was called so because it was dictated by the French Academy of Art (Académie des Beaux-Arts), which was probably...
Bodies And Erotic Art
We Are All Summertime Venuses: Beach Bodies in ArtJune 25, 2021
Venus, who wouldn’t envy her? She is the embodiment of beauty, sexuality, and love. She is perhaps the most often depicted woman in art history. And she was born out of seafoam, what could be more...
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