Post-Impressionism

Japanese art

Japonisme: Western Fever for Japanese Art and Culture

During the mid 19th and 20th centuries, Western art saw the birth of Japonisme. The term was coined by Philippe Burty in 1872 and it refers to the ...

Jimena Escoto 27 August 2021

Art History 101

Genres Explained: Still Life in Painting

Let’s explore the history of still life through a selection of 10 paintings corresponding to two key moments: the 17th century in the ...

Soledad Castillo Jara 11 August 2021

Post-Impressionism

Fast and Yummy: All We Know About Cezanne’s Fruit

Paul Cezanne was widely misunderstood by his contemporaries. This shy man, who was a precursor of Cubism and Fauvism, loved to paint fruit (in art ...

Zuzanna Stańska 9 August 2021

Women Artists

Mela Muter – Accomplished Portraitist and Devoted Mother

Although in her day she was most famous for portraits of members of the Parisian Boheme, Mela Muter was deeply fascinated with capturing the ...

Magda Michalska 26 April 2021

Post-Impressionism

Henri de Toulouse Lautrec Portraying Misia Natanson in a Theater

Henri Toulouse Lautrec is famous for his portrayals of Paris nightlife: cabarets, theaters, and brothels. He showed us a world of decadence and ...

Alicja Gluszek 28 March 2021

Post-Impressionism

Everything You Must Know About A Sunday on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat

Spring is shyly approaching in the Northern Hemisphere. Longer and warmer days, more light, and the first signs of nature rebirth encourage us to ...

Zuzanna Stańska 16 March 2021

Theater & Cinema

What did the Artists from ‘Midnight in Paris’ Look Like in Real Life? 19th Century

In Woody Allen's 2011 Midnight in Paris, Owen Wilson plays a nostalgic screenwriter who somehow finds himself transported back in time to 1920s ...

Rachel Witte 27 February 2021

Women Artists

Gwen John in Post-Impressionist Paris: Interiors and Introspection

A glimpse into the life of the Welsh daughter who ran away to Paris to paint. Let us follow Gwen John in Post-Impressionist Paris. Gwendoline Mary ...

Candy Bedworth 23 February 2021

Artist Stories

The Sad Story of Vincent van Gogh and His Lovers

Vincent van Gogh's love life was a really sad one. The list of the artist's lovers is full of unsuccessful romances and rejections. This is the ...

Zuzanna Stańska 13 February 2021

Music

Wagnerism in Art: Painting Music or Listening to Pictures

What is Wagnerism? There are perhaps no other cultural movements in the world that we have named after one person. Wagnerism was admiration for ...

Alina Manevskaya 14 January 2021

Artist

Drama and Dynamism: George Seurat and the Circus

George Seurat, like many 19th century artists, loved the circus. In particular, he enjoyed watching the tumbling acrobats in bright costumes, a ...

Anastasia Manioudaki 2 January 2021

dailyart

Emma Amos: The Story of the Postmodernist African-American Artist

Emma Amos is a great example of how a female, black artist can effect change and become someone in a racist and sexist time. On May 20th, 2020, Amos ...

Arianna Richetti 18 November 2020