Middle Earth and Beyond in Art: Tolkien’s IllustrationsMay 19, 2020
J.R.R. Tolkien’s written works have influenced many around the globe. However, perhaps less known than his books are his illustrations that he began as a young child. These illustrations further enhance the reading process of The Lord of...
Gerda Taro. The Girl with the LeicaApril 22, 2020
Have you ever heard of the photographer Gerda Taro? You may know her as Robert Capa‘s girlfriend and muse, and I’m sure you have heard of Capa at least once. Well, Helena Janeczek in her book The Girl...
Victorian Feminists and Their Supernatural PowersApril 20, 2020
The Victorian feminists in nineteenth-century England paved the way for the women’s movement across the world. The ‘New Woman’, as she was called, demanded social equality, economic independence and the right to education. However, many people (both men...
Duchamp’s Pipe: A Chess Romance. The Marriage of Man and MindApril 10, 2020
Allow me to begin this review of Celia Rabinovitch’s Duchamp’s Pipe: A Chess of Romance by stating, unequivocally, that I had no interest in chess before reading this book. To me, Chess was a dull game played by...
The Goldfinch: Singing Across TimeApril 8, 2020
See the lonely little bird, trapped in a situation over which it has no control. Chained, isolated. Sound familiar? In these strange times we need even stranger stories. Read on about the goldfinch. When I say The Goldfinch,...
15 Artsy Books to Read During Self-QuarantineMarch 18, 2020
Hopefully you are all in good health as the coronavirus rampages through the world! As self-quarantine seems to be the order of the day DailyArtMagazine’s crew is here to make sure you don’t succumb to boredom! As many...
Taras Shevchenko: A Ukrainian Liberty IdolMarch 16, 2020
Taras Shevchenko was an outstanding Ukrainian artist and poet. Born to peasant family, he became a Ukrainian liberty idol and national, artistic hero. His artworks reflect critical problems of a 19th-century Ukrainian society. Yet today, his ideas are...
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