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Time For… The Intervention of the Sabine Women

The Intervention of the Sabine Women is one of this painting that is widely known, considered to be a "classic" but rarely someone knows what is it...

Zuzanna Stańska 5 November 2017

Art History 101

Do You Know Your Saints? A Quiz With Saintly Attributes

How well do you know your Christian iconography? All Saints is over but it's never too late for a little quiz! Are you able to recognize saints by...

Magda Michalska 3 November 2017

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All Saints Day In Famous Paintings

All Saints Day, celebrated yesterday is also known as Hallowmas or Feast of All Saints. Occurring on November 1st of each year, it is a significant...

Pola Otterstein 2 November 2017

Artist Stories

Everything You Must Know About James Ensor Paintings

Halloween is coming and in our team we were thinking who should we feature tomorrow on our DailyArt app (available for free on iOS and Android). It's...

Zuzanna Stańska 30 October 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Learn More About Man Ray’s Cadeau

Man Ray's Cadeau, 1921, editioned replica 1972, known also as a ‘Gift’, is one of the famous icons of the surrealist movement. It consists of an...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 October 2017

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Watch Francis Bacon Speaks About Gambling, Life and Death

Francis Bacon was an Irish-born British figurative painter known for his bold, grotesque, emotionally charged, raw imagery. He is best known for his...

Zuzanna Stańska 28 October 2017

Museum Stories

Tove Jansson And Her Moomin World

I hope you know Moomins from your childhood! It was one of my favorite books when I was a kid. It was a surprise to me, when I was told that the...

Zuzanna Stańska 23 October 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Frida Kahlo, The Broken Column

The Broken Column was painted shortly after Frida Kahlo had undergone another surgery on her spinal column. The operation left her bedridden and...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 October 2017

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Watch Basquiat Painting Live Downtown in 1981

Jean-Michel Basquiat was a Haitian American artist. He first achieved fame as part of SAMO, an informal graffiti duo who wrote enigmatic epigrams in...

Zuzanna Stańska 21 October 2017

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If You’re Searching For A Path…

I have recently come across a tiny little poem by a Bulgarian poet, Blaga Dimitrova: Grass "I'm not afraid They'll stamp me flat Grass stamped...

Magda Michalska 18 October 2017

Love Story

William Hogarth – Marriage à-la-mode

The 18th century British painter William Hogarth created an insightful series of paintings about the arranged marriages of his times, entitled...

Pola Otterstein 17 October 2017

Surrealism

Join Salvador Dali in Alice’s Wonderland

Salvador Dalí was a man of many talents - the most famous of Surrealists, he created not only iconic paintings of 20th century but also Chupa Chups...

Zuzanna Stańska 16 October 2017