Painting

Masterpiece Stories

Time For… The Intervention of the Sabine Women

The Intervention of the Sabine Women is one of these paintings that is widely known, and considered to be a “classic” but rarely someone...

Zuzanna Stańska 5 November 2017

Painting

All Saints Day In Famous Paintings

All Saints Day, celebrated yesterday is also known as Hallowmas or Feast of All Saints. Occurring on November 1st of each year, it is a significant...

Pola Otterstein 2 November 2017

Painting

If You’re Searching For A Path…

I have recently come across a tiny little poem by a Bulgarian poet, Blaga Dimitrova: Grass “I’m not afraid They’ll stamp me...

Magda Michalska 18 October 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Painting Of The Week – Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi

Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci – was on everyone’s lips when it went on the market.  Leonardo da Vinci (attributed), Salvator...

Zuzanna Stańska 15 October 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Lady in Gold: Adele Bloch-Bauer by Gustav Klimt

This portrait also known as Lady in Gold is one of two stunning portraits by Gustav Klimt depicting Adele Bloch-Bauer. This portrait was commissioned...

Zuzanna Stańska 2 July 2017

Erotica

When the Inquisition Met Nude Maja

Which one do you prefer? The Nude Maja or The Clothed Maja? This question might have been asked by the painter Francisco Goya when he completed...

Magda Michalska 21 May 2017

European Art

Rhapsody in Blue: Picasso’s Blue Period

Before 1901, Picasso’s subject matter was wide-ranging: urban scenes, contemporary society, religious depictions, and, once he came to Paris,...

Wendy Gray 16 May 2017

North American Art

Edward Hopper And The Scent Of Loneliness

I remember watching Edward Hopper’s piece for the first time. Of course it was his famous Nighthawks – you know this painting –...

Zuzanna Stańska 19 January 2017

Painting

City of Angels: Click Here If You Need One Or Two

Can you hear the rustle of draperies and the flutter of wings? It’s the angels, who have popped in to DailyArtDaily to say hi to all lovers of...

Magda Michalska 23 December 2016

Painting

Fortune-tellers: Art of Superstition

St Andrew’s Day is not only a Scottish holiday. In Poland we have this old and pagan tradition of fortune-telling on the night of the 29th of...

Magda Michalska 30 November 2016

Masterpiece Stories

John Singer Sargent, Gassed – Painting Of The Week

Yesterday we were commemorating Remembrance Day. Also known as Armistice Day, it marks the day when World War One ended, at 11am on the 11th day of...

Zuzanna Stańska 12 November 2016

Painting

Having A Post-Election Trauma? This Art Is For You

Yesterday I felt that the only suitable subject for today’s post could be “Last Judgements in art” or “Depictions of the end...

Magda Michalska 10 November 2016