Stories By Rute Ferreira
Julia Margaret Cameron. The Queen of Pre-Raphaelite PhotographyJune 20, 2020
The English Victorian artist Julia Margaret Cameron (who was actually born in India and raised in France) was an irreplaceable representative of pre-Raphaelite photography. With a careful look, Julia produced portraits of deep sensitivity, marked by the drama...
Art History 101
Five Ways to Enjoy Your Vacation Time Inspired by Art HistoryAugust 3, 2019
The first half of the year ended. It is always interesting to breathe, take stock of what we have done so far, and prepare for the second semester. For this, it is important to rest and...
Painting of the Week
Painting of the Week: Albert Eckhout, Mameluca WomanApril 28, 2019
For readers in the northern hemisphere, spring has just begun. For those of us in the southern half of the globe, it’s the fall that presents itself. And if there is a painting that brings me...
Coffee, Tea, Beer… Drinks in Art for All Tastes!March 4, 2019
Throw the first stone who does not love to get home and enjoy a good drink after a tiring day of work. Or find friends at a happy hour to share something to drink, why not?...
Art State of Mind
Art and Math: Aesthetics of CalculationsJanuary 5, 2019
Do you like math? Well, many of us might have had some problems with it when we were in school (I, at least, had many!) and got fed up with it. So when I went to...
Painting of the Week
Salvador Dalí, The Hallucinogenic ToreadorOctober 28, 2018
When someone says Surrealism, I bet one of the first things that come to mind is the name of the artist Salvador Dalí, right? This is natural, as the Spaniard firmly established himself in the history...
The Gentle Scottish Painter David AllanOctober 24, 2018
If you like historical paintings and portraits, this article is for you. Today I want to introduce you to the Scottish painter David Allan who is known for these genres of painting. David Allan was born in...
Latin American Art
Women By Anita Malfatti, The First Modernist Artist Of BrazilSeptember 4, 2018
Women portraits made by other women are always worthy of attention. The representation of a woman by another is not usually idealized or romanticized and it usually can be interpreted as an allegory of the artist...
The Art of the Prime Minister: The Landscapes By Winston ChurchillAugust 31, 2018
The English statesman Winston Churchill is one of the most respected and admired men in the world. His role as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, especially during World War II, has made him a well-known...
Fun And Joy In Jan Steen PaintingsAugust 23, 2018
Hello, dear readers of DAM! In the last few weeks I’ve had bad days, and I’m very happy to be back. To prove to you how happy I am, how about talking about happiness again? Today...
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