Stories By Zuzanna Stanska
How Did Caravaggio Die? The Answer Is Not EasyOctober 10, 2016
Caravaggio was a great artist, no doubt about it. But he was also a rowdy. An early published notice on him, dating from 1604 and describing his lifestyle three years previously, recounts that “after a fortnight’s work...
Raphael and La Fornarina – The Love StoryOctober 9, 2016
Margarita Luti is also known as La Fornarina, which means “the baker’s daughter”. According to the legend, she was the mistress and model of Raphael. According to Vasari, the leading gossip girl of the Renaissance artists, Raphael was...
Meet Famous Artists And Their Cats (Cuteness Overload)October 8, 2016
So many great artists have shared one very special love: the love of cats. Here you will find 7 modern artists who loved their felines and have taken photos with them: 1. Salvador Dalí with his...
Four Women Impressionists You Shouldn’t ForgetOctober 4, 2016
Impressionism is not only Monet, Renoir and Degas. There were four women Impressionists: Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt, Eva Gonzalès, Marie Bracquemond who were all the members of the circle and exhibited works that were as innovative...
Museums And Exhibitions
Women in Kunstmuseum Bern: A Glimpse To The CollectionOctober 2, 2016
Today is the last day of our monthly special feature in DailyArt mobile app (free for iOS and Android). For the past month every Sunday we have featured marvellous pieces from the collection of Kunstmuseum Bern which is the...
Theatres and Cinemas in Edward Hopper’s PaintingsSeptember 30, 2016
Edward Hopper was a prominent American realist painter and printmaker. He was famous for two types of paintings in particular – first one focused on the common features of American life (gas stations, motels, restaurants, theaters, railroads,...
Weekly Art Gif Selection: Hello OctoberSeptember 30, 2016
Time for our Weekly Art Gif Selection. The first on in October! Today we have for you: 1. A very dynamic Scream 2. Ok, I don’t know how to comment that. 3. A smoking pipe that...
The Best Of Judith And Holofernes PaintingsSeptember 27, 2016
Judith and Holofernes is one of the most feminist themes in the history of art. It is a biblical story written in the apocryphal Book of Judith. Judith was a beautiful widow who was upset with her Jewish...
Orientalism of Eugène Delacroix – Beware The Colours!September 25, 2016
Eugène Delacroix was a French Romantic artist regarded from the outset of his career as the leader of the French Romantic school. The 19th-century French painters, including Delacroix, loved Orient. We can even say that “Orientalism”...
5 Books About Famous Artists You Need To Read This AutumnSeptember 24, 2016
September has come. Cold evenings, dark days, windy, unpleasant moments everyone would like to forget ASAP. Only museums can save us! And biographies of famous artists. Here they are, five books you should read in this...
- 5 Paintings By Piet Mondrian You Wouldn’t Believe Were His
- Artemisia Gentileschi: The Rape Survivor And Her Revenge
- Why Is St Sebastian A Gay Icon?
- Nazi-looted Cézanne Painting To Be Shown In Switzerland
- Painting of the Week: Claude Monet, Meules
- Rembrandt And His Saddest Love Story
- 15 Cats in Art History Every Cat Lover Would Love
- The Great Art Robbery…Foiled
- Edward Burne-Jones a Pre-Raphaelite Visionary
- 4 Artists Who Suffered Mental Illness (And How It Affected Their Art)