Artist Stories

Artist Stories

Salvador Dali’s Body To Be Exhumed For Paternity Test

A Spanish court has ordered the remains of Salvador Dalí to be exhumed in an attempt to extract DNA for a paternity claim from a woman born in...

Zuzanna Stańska 4 July 2017

Art Forms

Picasso’s Beach Body, Baby and Capa’s Camera

There is never a wrong time to dream about the summer. Who else would like to dive into the Mediterreanean sea together with a painter who just...

Magda Michalska 30 June 2017

Artist Stories

“It was all so ugly”: The Tragedy of John Currie and Dolly Henry

The lives of artists are a constant source of fascination and the life of Staffordshire born artist of John Currie must rank amongst the highest.

Wendy Gray 18 June 2017

Art Forms

Isolation, Death, Femininity in Francesca Woodman’s Photographs

This is going to be a story of beauty, depression and an underappreciated genius which untimely came to an end. Brace yourselves for an unhappy...

Magda Michalska 15 June 2017

Artist Stories

We Are Looking For Writers!

If you love art history... Love writing... Read DailyArtDaily.com and like what we do... We are looking for contributors! It doesn't matter...

Zuzanna Stańska 13 June 2017

Academic Art

Constance Marie Charpentier – The Great Forgotten

Who was she? Constance Marie Charpentier (1767 - 1849) was a French painter. You have never heard of her? That's nothing weird, she is one of plenty...

Zuzanna Stańska 5 June 2017

Artist Stories

Happy Mother’s Day! Famous Mothers in Art

Mummy, Mama, Mom, Mum, Mami... So many names for these wonderful women who care for us and love us more than anything else in the world. To honour...

Magda Michalska 14 May 2017

Artist Stories

10 Weird Things About Salvador Dali You Should Know

On this day in 1904 in Figueres, Spain, the master of Surrealism Salvador Dali was born. It was very difficult to choose only 10 weird things about...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 May 2017

Art Travels

Ogunquit Artist Colony: The Painter’s Paradise

The Abenaki people native to southern Maine knew of their homeland’s allure long before their European successors. The word “ogunquit” - which...

Anthony de Feo 18 April 2017

Academic Art

Henry Ossawa Tanner – African-American Artistic Pioneer

[caption id="attachment_4308" align="aligncenter" width="620"] The Thankful Poor, Henry Ossawa Tanner, 1894, private collection.[/caption] Henry...

Alexandra Kiely 11 April 2017

Artist Stories

The (Not So) Simple Style of Emil Carlsen

Emil Carlsen was, for roughly the first forty years of his life, poor and relatively unknown. After all, he rejected the growing appeal of florid...

Anthony de Feo 8 April 2017

Artist Stories

The Legend Of The Death Of Raphael

Raphael Santi, one of the greatest Renaissance painters died on this day, on Good Friday in 1520. He was only 37 years old and at the peak of his...

Zuzanna Stańska 6 April 2017