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  • Meet Asparagus, the King of Vegetables! Not Just for Vegetarians

    By June 11, 2020

    The season for asparagus is very short as it starts around the 23rd of April (St George’s Day) and lasts only until June. Its special qualities and delicate flavor have rendered it a hero of vegetables, loved by...

  • Leon Bonvin, A Cook, Cook with a Red Apron, lady chopping a head of cabbage Leon Bonvin, A Cook, Cook with a Red Apron, lady chopping a head of cabbage

    Cooking in Pictures—The Food of Art and the Art of Food

    By June 10, 2020

    Long before Julia Child published Mastering the Art of French Cooking, artists the world over had already made the connection between food and art. But how to approach cooking? Is cooking a science—a precise series of mechanical steps...

  • Henri Fantin-Latour, Still Life or La Table Garnie, 1866. Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon, Portugal. Photo by Yelkrokoyade, Wikimedia Commons. Henri Fantin-Latour, Still Life or La Table Garnie, 1866. Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon, Portugal. Photo by Yelkrokoyade, Wikimedia Commons.

    Genres Explained: Still Life in Painting

    By June 8, 2020

    In this article we explore the history of Still Life through a selection of ten paintings corresponding to two key moments: the 17th century in the Netherlands, and the 19th century in France. Baroque Dutch and Flemish artists...

  • Hot Chocolate Paintings for a Cozy Evening

    By December 26, 2019

    Although December has been extremely warm this year I still crave a good old hot chocolate and a cozy evening under the blankets. The Gift for Strangers Chocolate means ‘Food of the Gods’ and although all social classes...

  • The Gift of Pomona – Pears in Art

    By November 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...

  • Oktoberfest Paintings

    By September 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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    Strawberry Paintings Forever

    By July 1, 2019

    Strawberries are in season! There are very few who dislike them, I know only two such people. I love everything about them, from texture, to smell, to taste. Painters also love the way they look, red and tiny...

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