Art State of Mind

The Best Art Videos for the Age of Quarantine

Right now pretty much everything throughout Europe and North America, including art museums, is closed due to quarantine. This means that art lovers...

Alexandra Kiely 23 March 2020

Art State of Mind

What to Do with Your Time when in Quarantine? Tips from Art!

Seriously, what should I do with my time if I'm in real quarantine and I cannot go out for two weeks? How to avoid going crazy without face-to-face...

Magda Michalska 22 March 2020

WTF Art History

Lockdown Artsy Entertainment Toolkit

Initially the idea of a lock-down and extended opportunity to work from home may look a tiny bit appealing. No more commuting, no more dressing up...

Joanna Kaszubowska 21 March 2020

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The Best of the Best Museums to Visit Virtually on Lockdown (Constantly Updated)

So, we have a pandemic. The world is locked down. The museums are closed. While we should all be staying home, we have prepared a list of the best of...

Zuzanna Stańska 20 March 2020

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10 Art Masterpieces to Calm Your Anxiety

Art can be many different things: a snobbery-builder; a boredom-killer. According to some studies, it may even extend your life. It can also simply...

Zuzanna Stańska 19 March 2020

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Art Guide to Quarantine by DailyArt

So, you’re bored in quarantine, or maybe they closed your favorite museum. The COVID-19 outbreak has us all wondering what to do. If just like us you turn to art in anxious times, you might use this guideline to fill your time with a bit of beauty.

Marta Wiktoria Bryll 17 March 2020

Art State of Mind

Bed Stories. The Comfiest Genre Scenes in Paintings

When you think about it, most of the events throughout our lives take place in bed. From birth to death, beds are imbued with the ultimate expression...

Maia Heguiaphal 13 March 2020

Erotica

The Many Rebirths of Venus

Sandro Botticelli's The Birth of Venus is iconic in western art. Alongside the Mona Lisa, it is probably a contender for "most famous painting."...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 20 February 2020

How Artworks Can Suffer. The Forbidden City Case and More

Recently, on Monday, January 20th, two Chinese women drove their Mercedes SUV into the Forbidden City in Beijing. That event created quite a...

Michel Rutten 30 January 2020

Art History 101

10 Things You Need To Know About Jan Van Eyck

Jan van Eyck was a Flemish painter active in Bruges who was born in 1390 and died in 1441. He was one of the innovators of what became known as Early...

Zuzanna Stańska 18 January 2020

Literature

Book Review: Sofonisba, Portraits of the Soul

Sofonisba, Portraits of the soul is a book by Chiara Montani about the life and work of the Italian artist Sofonisba Anguissola. Sofonisba was an...

Errika Gerakiti 15 January 2020

January Blues. Blue in Art

The January Blues, a well-known mood; festivities have come to an end and the winter is starting to feel gloomy. Therefore, to alleviate the...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 8 January 2020