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Art History 101

Orientalism – Quick Explanation

19th-century Europeans were fascinated by the Near East and North Africa. Everything began roughly around the time of the Napoleonic invasion of...

Magda Michalska 3 July 2024

Romanticism

Eugène Delacroix in 10 Paintings: Poetry, Passion, and Power

Early 19th-century French art was a battle between cool, crisp, precisely observed Neoclassicism and Romanticism’s passion for emotion, drama,...

Catriona Miller 3 July 2024

Romanticism

The Orientalism of Eugène Delacroix – Beware of the Colors!

Eugène Delacroix was a French artist who was seen as the leader of the French Romantic school of art from the beginning of his career. 19th-century...

Zuzanna Stańska 3 July 2024

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Reclining Mother and Child II by Paula Modersohn-Becker

Does any image say primal love more than this powerful painting by Paula Modersohn-Becker? It is an artwork that includes not just children but also...

Candy Bedworth 2 July 2024

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Sleeping Venus by Giorgione and Titian

Giorgione and Titian’s Sleeping Venus is a masterpiece of the Venetian Renaissance school of painting. It explores sensual nudity through a...

James W Singer 2 July 2024

Carl Gustav Carus, Woman on the Balcony, 1824, oil on canvas, Galerie Neue Meister, Dresden, Germany. Detail. Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Woman on the Balcony by Carl Gustav Carus

Woman on the Balcony is an intimate portrait of a person lost in thought. There is no action and no obvious story to interpret. However, its quiet...

James W Singer 2 July 2024

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Flaming June by Sir Frederic Leighton

We have prepared a story about this truly warm painting that can leave you in flames…  Ladies and Gentlemen, Flaming June by Sir Frederic...

Joanna Kaszubowska 2 July 2024

Review

Making Her Mark: A History of Women Artists on View in Toronto

Featuring a who’s who of DailyArt favorites, from Artemisia Gentileschi to Sofonisba Anguissola to Rachel Ruysch, Making Her Mark: A History of...

Bec Brownstone 1 July 2024

Contemporary Art

Norval Morrisseau, The Picasso of the North

The Picasso of the North, as he was known throughout Europe; Copper Thunderbird, as he was known in the Anishinaabe region of Canada. Whatever...

Adam Oestreich 1 July 2024

Elinborg Lützen: Dark-Magical Women Artists

Elinborg Lützen: Dark and Magical Prints from the Faroe Islands

Explore the remarkable works of Elinborg Lützen, a pioneering graphic artist and one of the first of her kind on the Faroe Islands. Despite her late...

Theresa Kohlbeck Jakobsen 1 July 2024

Artwork showing a part of woman's face and one hand while the rest is hidden by the wall. Another person's hand is grabbing her neck. Art of Australia & Oceania

5 Australian Artists Everyone Should Know

Australia boasts a vibrant art scene shaped by its rich cultural heritage and unique landscapes. From ancient Indigenous traditions to contemporary...

Nikolina Konjevod 1 July 2024

Women Artists

Making Something Beautiful: An Introduction to Inuit Artist Kenojuak Ashevak

Kenojuak Ashevak (1927–2013) is the most globally recognized Inuit artist. Pioneering the way, she was among the first Inuit artists to garner...

Iolanda Munck 1 July 2024