Artist Stories

Artist Stories

David Hockney – Not An iPad Artist

"I just happen to be an artist who uses the iPad, I'm not an iPad artist. It's just a medium. But I am aware of the revolutionary aspects of it, and...

Zuzanna Stańska 6 August 2017

The ‘Degenerate’ World of Otto Dix

The dictionary definition of degenerate states it is “having lost the physical, mental, or moral qualities considered normal and desirable; showing...

Wendy Gray 3 August 2017

Art Forms

Scandalous Rodin, Bathrobe and Some Phallic Imagery

One of the greatest French novelists dies. One of the greatest French sculptors is commissioned to raise him a monument. Yet instead of presenting...

Magda Michalska 27 July 2017

Artist Stories

Outside the Bloomsbury Group: Dora Carrington

The members of the British art and literature group commonly known as The Bloomsbury Group came and went; love triangles, professional relationships,...

Wendy Gray 18 July 2017

Artist Stories

A Search for Solace at Innisfree Gardens

Art itself is often closely associated with some form of solace or peace. Though not all art exists to establish in oneself an inner tranquility,...

Alina Manevskaya 12 July 2017

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

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

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