Stories By Rute Ferreira
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...
Chairs, Neon Lights and Philosophy: The Conceptual Art of Joseph KosuthJuly 28, 2018
Imagine the following situation: it’s a Sunday and you decide to go and visit a museum. A great idea for an afternoon with family, you’d think. So you get dressed and looking very smart you arrive...
Do You Know Blair And Potter? (No, We’re Not Talking About Wizards And Witches)July 18, 2018
Save these names: Blair and Potter. It even gives us the impression that we are in a crossover of Harry Potter and the Blair Witch, or in a parallel universe where magic is real. Well, that...
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