Stories By Rute Ferreira
Painting Of The Week: Kamal-ol-Molk And The Perfection Of The Mirror HallJune 17, 2018
Have you heard of the Iranian painter Kamal-ol-Molk? This is the name by which the artist Mohammad Ghaffari, who excelled in the production of watercolors, became well-known. He received this name directly from the Shah of...
How To Break Up (And What To Do Next): 5 Love Tips From Brazilian Painter Belmiro de AlmeidaJune 12, 2018
Valentine’s Day is traditionally celebrated on February 14th, you know for sure. But, in the country where I live, Brazil, the date reserved for lovers is June 12th. On that day, couples meet, go to candlelit...
Latin American Art
Painting Of The Week: Rain, The Expressionist Xylograph By Oswaldo GoeldiJune 10, 2018
Whether it’s a dream or a memory, it does not matter. Our gaze is immediately drawn to a bright red umbrella, which hangs in the black air like a magical object. Tiny perforations of light in the...
The Story Of “Girl At Mirror” By Norman RockwellMay 31, 2018
“Mirror, mirror on the wall, who in the land is fairest of all?” How many times have we repeated this phrase from a well-known fairy tale? The girl at a mirror by Norman Rockwell would certainly be...
Welcome to the Wonderful Circus of Dame Laura Knight!May 2, 2018
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages, the DailyArt Magazine proudly takes each of you for a lovely ride in the circus. And no, we’re not talking about ‘a’ circus. Today, you will...
In Life, In Art, Till Death Do Us Part: The Romance Of Georgina And Lucílio de AlbuquerqueApril 27, 2018
Do you like art history and love stories? You’ve come to the right place because here we have both! Today we present the story of love and art between Georgina and Lucílio, two Brazilian painters who...
Liberty Leading The People: Delacroix, French Revolution And ColdplayApril 26, 2018
Eugene Delacroix’s birthday is one of the illustrious anniversaries of the month of April. To honor him, one of the greatest artists of French romanticism, I present to you his masterpiece, Liberty Leading The People, probably his best-known...
What Art Has To Do With Politics: Gustave Courbet And The Paris CommuneApril 16, 2018
The painter Gustave Courbet who was the central figure of Realism, is known for his paintings in which he reveals the true lives of peasants and ordinary workers, at a time when the most well-accepted portraits...
So Bad That It’s Good: 5 of the Worst Artworks RestorationsApril 13, 2018
Artworks are a legacy of humanity and as such they must be well preserved – and usually, they are, in museums and cultural institutions. Even so, sometimes the conditions of the place where the work is,...
Almada Negreiros: The Man Who Loved All the ArtsApril 8, 2018
Have you heard about the writer Almada Negreiros? He is the author of beautiful verses, like the Canção da Saudade, in which he says “if I were blind, I loved everybody…“ Maybe you know him better as...
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