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Fashion

Sonia Delaunay and Clothing: Geometry Is In Fashion

Sonia Delaunay was a busy woman. She was an officer of the French Legion of Honor, a wife of a famous painter (that's already tough) and an...

Magda Michalska 21 October 2016

Periods

The Quiet Life Of Vilhelm Hammershøi Interiors

Vilhelm Hammershøi was a Danish painter, born in 1864. He is known for his poetic, subdued portraits and interiors, always muted in tone. His works...

Zuzanna Stańska 20 October 2016

Periods

A Short Cheat Sheet For Die Brücke

Die Brücke was a group of expressionist artists founded in 1905 in Dresden which were active until 1913. The art of Die Brücke confronted feelings...

Zuzanna Stańska 19 October 2016

Architecture

About A Bad Guy Who Commissioned A Chapel To Save His Soul

Ciao ragazzi! Saluti from Italy! (Zuza is here too, but in a different place, so DailyArtDaily has basically invaded the country!). I'm doing...

Magda Michalska 17 October 2016

Ancient Rome

A Woman With A Knife – The Story of Lucretia

If you see a woman with a knife on a painting - think Lucretia. Lucretia was an ancient Roman woman whose fate played a vital role in the...

Zuzanna Stańska 16 October 2016

Art Forms

Abakans – The New Humans of Magdalena Abakanowicz

I can see a group of approximately 250 people, all of them standing. Children and adults. I come closer and I realize they have no heads. I come even...

Magda Michalska 15 October 2016

WTF Art History

Weekly Art Gifs Selection

The time has come for our weekly art gifs selection. Today we have for you... 1. John the Baptist with a photobombing Jesus [caption id=""...

Zuzanna Stańska 14 October 2016

Periods

5 Facts That Will Help You Understand Symbolism

Symbolism as a term can be confusing. Usually grouped with the other post-impressionist movements, Symbolism emerged at just about the same time as...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 October 2016

Artist Stories

How Did Caravaggio Die? The Answer Is Not Easy

Caravaggio was a great artist, no doubt about it. But he was also a rowdy. An early published notice on him, dating from 1604 and describing his...

Zuzanna Stańska 10 October 2016

Artist

Raphael and La Fornarina – The Love Story

Margarita Luti is also known as La Fornarina,  which means "the baker's daughter". According to the legend, she was the mistress and model of...

Zuzanna Stańska 9 October 2016

Animals

Meet Famous Artists And Their Cats (Cuteness Overload)

  So many great artists have shared one very special love: the love of cats. Here you will find 7 modern artists who loved their felines and...

Zuzanna Stańska 8 October 2016

Art Forms

How Well Do You Know Shakespeare? Check Your Knowledge [Quiz]

As probably every fan of Shakespeare is aware of, in 2016 The entire Globe (pun intended) celebrates this ingenious writer, poet and actor. On this...

Magda Michalska 7 October 2016