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Anna Claypoole Peale Women Artists

Female Artists of the Peale Family, America’s First Art Dynasty

The Peale family was America’s first artistic dynasty. Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827) was a prominent American artist and early museum...

Alexandra Kiely 26 June 2023

Review

On Ugliness by Umberto Eco – A Sublime Journey Through Horrid Texts and Faces of the Western World

This book stood on one of my shelves for far too long. The compelling ugliness of its cover attracted me each time I longingly glanced at it. Now...

Giordana Goretti 26 June 2023

Music

Farinelli – The Best Castrato In Portraits

What does “castrato” mean? Castrati were male singers who had been castrated before puberty to retain the so-called voce bianca, that is...

Magda Michalska 26 June 2023

Review

Muse: Uncovering the Hidden Figures in Art History

Muse – Uncovering the Hidden Figures Behind Art History’s Masterpieces by Ruth Millington is a fascinating book that aims, and one could even...

Aniela Rybak 26 June 2023

Art History 101

Essential Books for Art Historians (and Art Lovers)

Not sure what you should read next? Here is a list of the most important art-related books you should read. Written in the previous century, they...

Roma Piotrowska 26 June 2023

Eugène Delacroix, The Barque of Dante, 1822, The Louvre, Paris, France Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: The Barque of Dante by Eugène Delacroix

Welcome to Hell—tonight, our guide will be Virgil, Dante, and of course Eugène Delacroix. The Barque of Dante, the first major painting by French...

Anastasia Manioudaki 26 June 2023

Literature

15 Books About Art to Read During Summer

Hopefully, you all planned some holidays this year. Whether you are going to the seaside, hiking in the mountains or visiting a big city, DailyArt...

Joanna Kaszubowska 26 June 2023

Literature

5 Books About Van Gogh You Have to Read

Vincent van Gogh is one of those artists whose reputation precedes them. The tormented child of the art, the cursed artist, the genius, the weird, or...

Errika Gerakiti 26 June 2023

Women Artists

10 Great Women Sculptors You Should Know

Just like traditionally in painting, art history has acknowledged mainly male sculptors. However, that doesn’t mean that women haven’t made...

Errika Gerakiti 26 June 2023

Architecture

Masterpiece Story: Casa Batlló by Antoni Gaudí

Passeig de Gràcia, 43, Barcelona. There’s an unavoidable house at this address: the Casa Batllò, a symbol of the Catalan capital. It is one of...

Tommy Thiange 25 June 2023

Ancient Rome

Born of Fire: Ancient Roman Glass

Ancient Roman glass objects were functional and decorative beauties. Roman glass artisans experimented with glass-making techniques and applied...

Marga Patterson 23 June 2023

Design

The Prismatic Glass Tiles of Frank Lloyd Wright

Early in his career, American architect Frank Lloyd Wright – the famous pioneer of the Prairie School style at the turn of the 20th century –...

Anthony de Feo 23 June 2023