We have all been stuck at home for a few weeks now. The terror of the first weeks is gone, the excitement of inventing things to cook from canned foods is well past us. If you have gotten to a stage where you are restless and bored, or melancholic and apathetic, we can help! Check out the 10 funniest DailyArt Magazine articles. We hope they will pick up your mood and maybe get you searching for more fun with art.
10 Funniest DailyArt Magazine Articles
What happens when the ultimate movie saga meets art? Find out!
Is Egon Schiele trying to tell us something with his hands? In many of his paintings, the hands take a central place, often showing a not-so-vaguely familiar gesture.
I don’t know why, but I find the word ‘lobster’ hilarious. Try saying it slowly ten times. You can make it drawn out, looobsteeerrr, or short and snappy lob!ster! Lobster offers so many possibilities for such a short word. See how lobster inspired artists.
In the 17th century only the rich and powerful could afford to get their portraits painted. In this day and age there is no one more powerful than a superhero. So, how would they have presented themselves in the 17th century?
Yes, a fat cat can definitely make any painting better. What’s more, it can also replace any given sitter and increase the cuteness by a factor of ten. Check out which paintings Zarathustra the Cat decided to improve with his presence.
Botero’s work always brings a smile to my face, not always a kind one, but it never fails to make me smile. I am a huge fan of his Crucifixion with Hulk Jesus, that I had a chance to see live in Palermo. Check out for yourselves if Botero makes you smile too!
Grant Wood asked his sister Nan and their dentist to pose for his famous painting. See how the posing day went according to SNL!
It would be hard to say that “nobody expected the Spanish Inquisition” at the time Goya painted his naked Maja. The Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition was established in 1478 by Catholic Monarchs Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile. Do you want to find out what happened when they found the painting?
Find out which artist shared a love of their cats. Being more independent than dogs cats adjust themselves better to artists’ routines. Also, the cat and its owner share a taste for freedom from society’s norms. Who owns who is really questionable in this relationship too.
Playing with the greatest masterpieces by adding contemporary elements to them, like inserting a smartphone into a hand of a Pre-Raphaelite lady, might seem a recent invention. Well, it is not.
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