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5 Best DailyArt Magazine Articles As Selected By Our Readers

Best DailyArt Magazine Articles: Titian, Venus of Urbino, 1538, Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy.

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5 Best DailyArt Magazine Articles As Selected By Our Readers

There’s no magazine without its readers, and we’re so grateful for all of you! This year DailyArt Magazine is celebrating five happy years, and we’d like to invite you on a journey through our best and most popular articles. Pop culture, sex, cats: we have it all! Let’s go!

10 Most Scandalous Nudes in Art

Best DailyArt Magazine Articles: Titian, Venus of Urbino, 1538, Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy.
Best DailyArt Magazine Articles: Titian, Venus of Urbino, 1538, Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy.

We’re here to let you in on a pretty widely known secret about art history: it was all about sex. Nude representations of men and women caused scandals throughout centuries (particularly female nudes, unfortunately). Often dressed up in a religious or mythological costume, they frequently violated “the good taste” of the epoch because of their open straightforwardness. In celebration of the wildly erotic tendencies of artists over the centuries, we’ve put together a list of the most jaw-dropping-ly female nudes painting.

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Six Ancient Greek Sculptures Everyone Should Know

Best DailyArt Magazine Articles: Laocoön and his sons, also known as the Laocoön Group, Marble, copy after a Hellenistic original from ca. 200 BCE, Vatican Museums, Vatican.
Best DailyArt Magazine Articles: Laocoön and his sons, also known as the Laocoön Group, Marble, copy after a Hellenistic original from ca. 200 BCE, Vatican Museums, Vatican.

Greek art and sculpture have had a profound effect on art throughout the ages. Many of the styles have been reproduced and copied by some of what the modern-day audiences would classify as the finest artists to have ever lived – a great example here is Michelangelo. But how to catch up on all these ancient statues? How to shine during a cocktail party? To the rescue comes DailyArt! In this article, you will learn about SIX (only six, we promise) ancient Greek sculptures you should know!

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4 Artists Who Suffered from Mental Illness (and How It Affected Their Art)

Best DailyArt Magazine Articles: Edvard Munch, The Scream, 1910, Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway.
Best DailyArt Magazine Articles: Edvard Munch, The Scream, 1910, Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway.

In this article, we introduce you to four well-known artists that suffered from mental illness. Vincent van Gogh, Louis Wain, Edvard Munch – find out how their problems affected their art.

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All Art in BoJack Horseman

Best DailyArt Magazine Articles: Art reference to Franz Marc's Blue Horse in BoJack Horseman, S2E01. BoJack Horseman/ Netflix.
Best DailyArt Magazine Articles: Art reference to Franz Marc’s Blue Horse in BoJack Horseman, S2E01. BoJack Horseman/ Netflix.

We love it when pop culture adopts and remixes art history; this is especially true when that mixture includes a T.V. show! If you’re a BoJack Horseman fan and an art aficionado, you’re going to love this article.

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15 Cats in Art History Every Cat Lover Would Love

Best DailyArt Magazine Articles: Suzanne Valadon, Raminou, 1920, private collection.
Best DailyArt Magazine Articles: Suzanne Valadon, Raminou, 1920, private collection.

In some of these pieces, cats play the main role, while in others, they are just there – even though we all know that in reality, cats always play the central role because they rule the world.

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And here we are – these were our top of the top, best articles of DailyArt Magazine. Do you think something else should have made the cut? Let us know which pieces are your favorite in the comment section, and don’t miss our birthday week fun!

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I work in the DailyArt Magazine as the Assistant Editor and the Social Media Manager
I wrote my MA thesis about astronomical accuracy in Space Art
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I have two spleens (why? nobody knows.)

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