Book Review: The Artist and the Eternal City by Loyd GrossmanAugust 5, 2021
Can an artist single-handedly impact an entire city? Considering that the city in question is Rome, probably not. But add to the mix an influential politician and you have a recipe for success. Loyd Grossman’s book, The Artist...
A Lesson in Illustration – The Whimsical Characters of Beatrix PotterJuly 28, 2021
Beatrix Potter, best known for the charming tale of Peter Rabbit, inspired the minds of budding young novelists and illustrators alike. Her most distinguishable artistic traits are well known to be the whimsical anthropomorphism that her stories surround. Stories involving...
A Tale of Revenge and Justice: The Oresteia in PaintingsJuly 13, 2021
Marcus Aurelius, the last of the five good Roman emperors once wrote: “The best way to avenge yourself is not to become as they are” (Meditations 6.6). When one reads Aeschylus’ well-known trilogy, Oresteia, it will become clear...
Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? 50 Years LaterJuly 10, 2021
The well-known essay Why have there been no great women artists by Linda Nochlin was originally published in ARTnews in January 1971. It is an essay on proto-feminist art theory. Nochlin wrote it during the onset of the...
Psst, Heard the Art World Gossip? Contemporary Art Really IS for Everyone! Talk ART Book ReviewJuly 2, 2021
Our mission at DailyArt Magazine is to make art accessible and fun. When we saw the book Talk ART.: Everything you wanted to know about contemporary art but were afraid to ask by actor Russell Tovey and gallerist...
Nicole Tersigni Advises on Men to Avoid in Art and Life – An InterviewJune 30, 2021
On her social media accounts, Nicole Tersigni fights toxic masculinity and gender discrimination with humor and irony, every day. But when she started a Twitter thread, adding jokes to paintings from the past centuries, people loved it and...
Hail Luo Ping! 18th Century Visionary Painter and PoetJune 17, 2021
Luo Ping, Freud’s Godfather, proclaims, ‘kill or be killed…’ but of course Luo Ping’s subtler than this, he only suggests what’s in his ‘unconscious’ mind. Sigmund Freud uncovered our powerful unconscious instincts about: life and death; love and...
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