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Art Forms

Liza Lou Beading the World…One Tiny Bead at a Time

When I was in high school, my art teacher told the class to visit Liza Lou’s art exhibit. I agreed and seriously it was one of the top five...

Rachel Istvan 13 October 2017

Impressionism

Auguste Renoir – Two Young Girls at the Piano

In late 1891 or early 1892 Renoir was invited by the French government to execute a painting for a new museum in Paris, the Musée du Luxembourg,...

Zuzanna Stańska 8 October 2017

Artist Stories

Death by Art: the Untimely Death of Luis Jimenez

Creating art is not usually a very dangerous endeavor, but for Luis Jimenez it unfortunately was. This is the story of a misunderstood piece of art...

Rachel Istvan 6 October 2017

Museum Stories

El Greco to Goya – Spanish Masterpieces

The noteworthy painting Portrait of Juan Antonio Melendez Valdes – created in 1797 by Francisco de Goya – is currently on display as part of an...

Pola Otterstein 5 October 2017

Artist Stories

Victor Vasarely – The Master Of Op-Art

Victor Vasarely was a Hungarian-French artist, who is widely accepted as a “grandfather” and leader of the op art movement. Utilizing...

Zuzanna Stańska 1 October 2017

Art History 101

Annibale Carracci: The Inventor of Baroque Painting?

When did Mannierism give way to a new style? Was it with Caravaggio‘s dramatic lighting, or Rubens‘s opulence? Can we distinguish a...

Magda Michalska 27 September 2017

Baroque

Johannes Vermeer, Young Woman with a Water Pitcher

This is a typical Vermeer – an ideal woman in an ideal home. In fact, everything around is ideal. Balanced shapes and colors (mainly the...

Zuzanna Stańska 10 September 2017

Artist Stories

Salvador Dali Exhumation Shows The Truth About His Fatherhood And Mustache

Couple of weeks ago we were informing that Salvador Dali’s remains will be exhumed in Spain to collect samples for use in a paternity...

Zuzanna Stańska 8 September 2017

Artist Stories

The World As Seen Through de Chirico’s Surrealistic Eyes

Giorgio de Chirico was an Italian artist born in Greece in 1888. He started his education in Athens and Florence. Later he attended The Academy of...

Pola Otterstein 1 September 2017

WTF Art History

A Visitor Damages Piece Of Art – No Worries, It Will Be Fixed

I love Ives Klein. It’s hard to explain as his works are JUST BLUE – or maybe I should say INTERNATIONAL KLEIN BLUE (IKB). But apparently...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 August 2017

Artist Stories

The Actor Who Is About To Play Leonardo da Vinci Revealed

We have two news for you. One – it’s going to be a new book about Leonardo da Vinci. Written by Walter Isaacson (who is a master of...

Zuzanna Stańska 27 August 2017

Bizarre

Happy 5th Birthday DailyArt!

Exactly on this day in 2012, DailyArt mobile apps have been published on AppStore and Google Play. It means, that WE ARE 5 YEARS OLD! (In the mobile...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 August 2017