WTF Art History

Art History 101

Do You Know Your Saints? A Quiz With Saintly Attributes

How well do you know your Christian iconography? All Saints is over but it's never too late for a little quiz! Are you able to recognize saints by...

Magda Michalska 3 November 2017

Love Story

William Hogarth – Marriage à-la-mode

The 18th century British painter William Hogarth created an insightful series of paintings about the arranged marriages of his times, entitled...

Pola Otterstein 17 October 2017

hats art Fashion

Looking for a Hat Inspiration? Best Hats from Paintings

Autumn is a hat season! I’ve heard that this year berets are back in fashion, which makes me very happy, but if you are still looking for your...

Magda Michalska 4 October 2017

Art History 101

Annibale Carracci: The Inventor of Baroque Painting?

When did Mannierism give way to a new style? Was it with Caravaggio's dramatic lighting, or Rubens's opulence? Can we distinguish a moment in...

Magda Michalska 27 September 2017

Renaissance

Mannerism? Watch Your Manners!

Young artists who left workshops in the years following the activity of Michelangelo and Raphael must have had a very hard time: how could one create...

Magda Michalska 19 September 2017

Artist Stories

The Story Of Duchess of Alba – Francisco de Goya’s Muse

Few women in eighteenth-century Spain captured the imagination of contemporaries as thoroughly as Doña María de Pilar Teresa Cayetana de Silva...

Zuzanna Stańska 31 August 2017

WTF Art History

A Visitor Damages Piece Of Art – No Worries, It Will Be Fixed

I love Ives Klein. It’s hard to explain as his works are JUST BLUE – or maybe I should say INTERNATIONAL KLEIN BLUE (IKB). But apparently...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 August 2017

Bizarre

Happy 5th Birthday DailyArt!

Exactly on this day in 2012, DailyArt mobile apps have been published on AppStore and Google Play. It means, that WE ARE 5 YEARS OLD! (In the mobile...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 August 2017

Erotica

Few Comments on Courbet’s Origin of the World

In the 19th century, the display of the nude body underwent a revolution – and a massive critique. Gustave Courbet, one of the main...

Zuzanna Stańska 21 August 2017

Bizarre

A Paradise For All Hipsters – Gluten Free Art Museum

Internet is full of wonders. A French graphic artist Arthur Coulet has created a Tumblr called the Gluten-Free Museum that removes everything...

Zuzanna Stańska 15 August 2017

Bizarre

Watch Legs Of People From Famous Paintings Imagined

Have you ever been curious how the legs of people from famous portraits might have look like? Well, I never was but the idea is quite interesting.

Zuzanna Stańska 12 August 2017

Art Forms

How Cindy Sherman Shaked The Art World With Instagram

Couple of days ago, a private Instagram account run by famous photographer Cindy Sherman featuring a new series of selfies was made public. It...

Zuzanna Stańska 10 August 2017