Museum Stories

Museum Stories

Highlights from the Alte Pinakothek in Munich

The Alte Pinakothek is an art museum in Munich, Germany. The name Alte, meaning Old, refers to the time span which the collections cover: the 14th to...

Anastasia Manioudaki 17 June 2024

Johannes Vermeer, Brieflesendes Mädchen am offenen Fenster, um 1657-59 Zustand nach der Restaurierung © Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Foto: Wolfgang Kreische Baroque

The Mysterious Cupid in Johannes Vermeer’s Paintings

Johannes Vermeer is one of European art’s most loved and mysterious painters. Moderately known during his lifetime, completely forgotten after...

Zuzanna Stańska, Sophie Pell 14 June 2024

Scrimshaw, William H. Acorn, Wiscasset of Wiscasset tooth, 1836. Sperm whale tooth, NBWM, USA Interview

Stunning Scrimshaw: Carving Art from the Whaling World

The New Bedford Whaling Museum has started a fascinating conversation about the place of scrimshaw in art history, showcasing a global community of artists in their new exhibition.

Candy Bedworth 13 June 2024

The Carters (Beyoncé amd Jay-Z) in front of Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa, 1503, Louvre Music

All Louvre Masterpieces from Beyoncé & Jay-Z’s APES**T Video Explained

The famous music video shows Jay-Z and Beyoncé at the Louvre Museum in Paris. There are shots of them standing in front of the Mona Lisa wearing...

Zuzanna Stańska 10 June 2024

Painting

QUIZ: Where Are These Masterpieces?

Celia Leiva Otto 1 June 2024

Photograph of space in the museum with empty painting frames after the looting. News

Ukrainian Museum Identifies Art Looted by Russia Thanks to a Video

Ukraine’s Kherson Art Museum claimed 100 artworks were looted by Russian forces, citing a “propaganda video” filmed in a Crimean museum. This...

Nikolina Konjevod 27 May 2024

Interview

Secrets of the Isenheim Altarpiece: Interview with Experts

Throughout art history, Jesus has been depicted in all his states, from life to death, not to mention the resurrection. The works that represent him...

Christopher Michaut 27 May 2024

Quiz

QUIZ: Museums Around the World! How Much Do You Know About Them?

Sandra Juszczyk 18 May 2024

Review

All the Beauty in the World: An Insider’s Look Into The Metropolitan Museum

All the Beauty in the World: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Me is a portrait, a memoir, almost a poem, written by Patrick Bringley about the ten...

Ledys Chemin 9 May 2024

Fashion

Met Gala: Best of Art and Fashion Moments

You only need type “Fashion” into the search bar on DailyArt Magazine and you will be met with numerous articles on the topic ranging from how...

Rachel Witte 6 May 2024

Interview

Mikhail Mansion—From Military Into Interactive Art

Mikhail Mansion is an artist and engineer who blends digital and mechanical elements to create interactive experiences that foster connections...

Agnieszka Cichocka 26 April 2024

Photograph of the Montserrat Monastery (a building in the mountain cliffs). Museum Stories

10 Must-See Paintings at the Museum of Montserrat in Barcelona

The six permanent collections at the Museum of Montserrat near Barcelona house over 1,300 art and archeological objects. From an ancient Egyptian...

Nikolina Konjevod 22 April 2024