Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Stories

Painting Of The Week – John Everett Millais, Ophelia

When down her weedy trophies and herself Fell in the weeping brook. Her clothes spread wide; And, mermaid-like, awhile they bore her up: Which...

Zuzanna Stańska 2 September 2018

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Egon Schiele, Edith with Striped Dress, Sitting

Edith Harms, the future wife of Egon Schiele, lived with her sister, Adele and their parents across the street from Schiele’s studio at the...

Zuzanna Stańska 19 August 2018

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Painting Of The Week: Johannes Vermeer, View Of Delft

Ever since I saw the View of Delft in the museum in The Hague, I have known that I had seen the most beautiful painting in the world. – said...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 July 2018

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El Lissitzky – Beat The Whites With The Red Wedge

Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge (“Клином красным бей белых!” Klinom krasnym bey belykh!) is a 1919 lithographic...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 July 2018

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Christ In The Storm On The Sea Of Galilee, By Rembrandt

You may have noticed that here at DailyArt we are in love with Rembrandt. It is difficult not to be enchanted by the technique and ability of this...

Rute Ferreira 15 July 2018

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Painting of the Week – The Merode Altarpiece by Robert Campin

Today’s painting of the week is the Merode Altarpiece by the workshop of Robert Campin, c. 1427-32. This work is a triptych (three-panel...

Alexandra Kiely 8 July 2018

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Painting of the Week – In the Studio by William Merritt Chase

William Merritt Chase (1849-1916) was an important American artist and teacher. He also had a really cool studio. Let’s take a look inside...

Alexandra Kiely 1 July 2018

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Painting Of The Week: Kamal-ol-Molk And The Perfection Of The Mirror Hall

Have you heard of the Iranian painter Kamal-ol-Molk? This is the name by which the artist Mohammad Ghaffari, who excelled in the production of...

Rute Ferreira 17 June 2018

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Painting Of The Week: Rain, The Expressionist Xylograph By Oswaldo Goeldi

Whether it’s a dream or a memory, it does not matter. Our gaze is immediately drawn to a bright red umbrella, which hangs in the black air...

Rute Ferreira 10 June 2018

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Painting of the Week: Cornelia, Mother of the Gracchi by Angelica Kauffman

Cornelia, Mother of the Gracchi by Angelica Kauffman shows a pretty Roman woman and her three children. But it’s much more than that. It has an...

Alexandra Kiely 3 June 2018

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Painting of the Week: Albert Bierstadt, Sunlight and Shadow

Sunlight and Shadow is a beautiful painting made by Albert Bierstadt in 1862. It shows a chapel at the Castle of Lowenburg, in Wilhelmshöhe,...

Alexandra Kiely 27 May 2018

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A Study of Loneliness and Isolation: The Man in Blue

So here he is. A mysterious guy in a suit, drinking at the hotel bar. Everything is dark around him, he himself seems to be blurry and undefined...

Zuzanna Stańska 20 May 2018