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10 Masterpieces That Paved The Way To Modernism From ‘Degas to Picasso’ in the Ashmolean Museum

From February 10th to 7th May Oxford is a place to be for all art lovers. In Ashmolean Museum, which is the oldest university museum in the world...

Zuzanna Stańska 4 March 2017

Artist

Six Female Artists of the Hudson River School

The Hudson River School, a movement in American landscape painting, was America's first independent artistic tradition. It was very popular in...

Alexandra Kiely 4 March 2017

Periods

Henry Fuseli And His Fantasy World

Henry Fuseli was a master of romantic imaginary. He was one of those artists who shaped our vision of the epoch. That scary vision. He was born in...

Zuzanna Stańska 3 March 2017

Artist

Meet Rita Kernn-Larsen, The Surrealist

When you hear Surrealism, you probably think Dalí, Magritte, Ernst... But can you think of any female artists...? Today you'll meet one of them,...

Magda Michalska 2 March 2017

Animals

Maurizio Cattelan And His Obsession With Pigeons

It was at the Venice Biennale in 1997 when Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan exposed 2000 stuffed pigeons installed on the top of the air conditioning...

Zuzanna Stańska 27 February 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Painting Of The Week – Albrecht Durer, The Self-Portrait At 28

Albrecht Dürer loved self-portraits. In the first half of his life, Dürer made a series of exquisite self-portraits. The earliest was made in 1484,...

Zuzanna Stańska 26 February 2017

Periods

The Darkness Of Titian’s Late Paintings

Titian had a long life. According to scholars he must have been 78 or 80 years old when he died. That was considered a miracle in an age when most...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 February 2017

Museum Stories

10 Absolute Gems From The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is the Montreal's largest museum and one of the the most prominent in Canada. The Museum’s encyclopedic...

Zuzanna Stańska 24 February 2017

Baroque

The Abduction of the Sabine Women – The Art of Story Telling

If, as is popularly believed, there are only [easyazon_link identifier="0826480373" locale="US" tag="dailyartdaily-20"]seven plot types in...

Wendy Gray 23 February 2017

Fauvism

Rik Wouters, Genius Of Light And Color

Have you heard of Rik Wouters? He is Belgium’s best-known Fauvist, renowned for the stunning colours in his paintings. His works has often been...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 February 2017

Contemporary Art

Tammam Azzam And The Images Of A Destroyed Country

You may know the artist we want to feature today because of this image: Freedom Graffiti, Photograph courtesy of the artist and Ayyam Gallery Born...

Zuzanna Stańska 21 February 2017

Periods

Masterpieces of Minimalism by Robert Morris

What do you get when you strip art of metaphor, representation or metaphysics? It turns out that even if „what you see is what you see”, as Frank...

Piotr Policht 20 February 2017