Artist Stories

Artist Stories

Frederick Stuart Church: Painter of Harmony

A lifetime of training could not have prepared Frederick Stuart Church for 1863. But his works of fantasy that came after clung to and perhaps even...

Anthony de Feo 12 February 2018

Art Forms

Two artists, four works: The Shakespeare’s characters on Millais’ artworks

“To be or not to be, that’s the question”. With that simple sentence, you certainly remembered one of the greatest geniuses in...

Rute Ferreira 8 February 2018

Artist Stories

Tiepolo: The Last Venetian Master

Mainland Italy is a perfect country for fresco production since it is dominated by a dry climate that preserves frescoes very well. Venice, however,...

Magda Michalska 29 January 2018

Artist Stories

The Great Stanisław Wyspiański and His Many Talents

He is considered by many of his compatriots to have been something of a Leonardo da Vinci of the 19th century. Stanisław Wyspiański and his many...

Pola Otterstein 10 January 2018

Artist Stories

Did Goya Make a Career?

Goya’s paintings are often traumatizing and very very dark. It’s because his activity coincided with the last period of the Enlightenment...

Magda Michalska 2 January 2018

Artist Stories

Artists who died in 2017

Today I decided to touch upon a sad and painful topic but I also think that the end of the year is a good occasion to pay tribute to those artists...

Magda Michalska 30 December 2017

Artist Stories

Brief Story of Claude Monet’s Garden in Giverny

Famous Impressionist artist Claude Monet‘s garden in Giverny has been one of the must-see sights for every art lover visiting France. It is a...

Bolor Jargalsaikhan 2 December 2017

Artist Stories

The Last Landscape of William Langson Lathrop

William Langson Lathrop, September 21st, 1938, private collection    The landscape of Long Island, New York drew a host of American Impressionists...

Anthony de Feo 24 November 2017

Artist Stories

CRW Nevinson: ‘A world of men enslaved to a terrific machine of their own making’

Nevinson aligned himself with the Italian futurists who celebrated and embraced the violence and mechanised speed of the modern age. But his...

Wendy Gray 14 November 2017

Artist Stories

Watch This Emotional Interview With Richard Tuttle

Richard Tuttle is an American postminimalist artist known for his small, subtle, intimate works. His art makes use of scale and line. His works span...

Zuzanna Stańska 9 November 2017

Artist Stories

Everything You Must Know About James Ensor Paintings

Halloween is coming and in our team we were thinking who should we feature tomorrow on our DailyArt app (available for free on iOS and Android).

Zuzanna Stańska 30 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