Iconography of GaneshNovember 12, 2019
Ganesh is the patron God of writers and intellectuals, and arguably the most well-known of the Hindu Gods. He is worshipped across all sects of Hindus and also by Buddhists and Jains. Mantras and rituals dedicated to Ganesh are...
The Gift of Pomona – Pears in ArtNovember 11, 2019
Since ancient times the pear tree has been honoured as a sacred tree symbolising good health, happiness and prosperity. At this time of the year, farmers and growers are storing their precious harvest, laying down fruits to last...
All Souls & Halloween: Death in ArtOctober 31, 2019
All Souls & Halloween: Death in art seems like a fitting title for an article in October! The feast day of All Souls and the festival of Halloween are celebrated close to each other in the Western calendar,...
La Calavera Catrina. A Skeleton LadyOctober 28, 2019
We all know Coco, a Pixar animation about a boy who dreams of becoming a musician, so he enters a talent contest, suddenly disappears from this world and finds himself in the after life, among the dead. It...
Open to Influences – Arthur Hacker and his Mary with Many QualitiesOctober 12, 2019
Arthur Hacker was a painter of the late Victorian era. Painting a spectrum of subjects, everything from society portraiture, classical, religious and mythological works, to scenes of peasant life and landscape. His style is too ambiguous to define...
From Spindle and Distaff to Mass Production: Spinning in ArtSeptember 27, 2019
There are multiple artistic representations of women spinning – created across time and in various places. Let’s take some of the great depictions for a spin (pun intended!) and learn more about this activity. Spinning as a Daily...
Oktoberfest PaintingsSeptember 25, 2019
Recently we saw Google dedicating their doodle to pretzels, the typical German pastry, as a sign of recognition to the biggest beer festival held every year in Munich. DailyArtMagazine is going to pay it a tribute in an...
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