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Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Saint George and the Dragon

There is a skirmish between the hero and the villain. Fabrics whip about, horse hoofs trample, and a dying scream erupts as Saint George slaughters...

James W Singer 3 January 2021

Artist

Drama and Dynamism: George Seurat and the Circus

George Seurat, like many 19th century artists, loved the circus. In particular, he enjoyed watching the tumbling acrobats in bright costumes, a...

Anastasia Manioudaki 2 January 2021

Women Artists

Welcome to the Wonderful Circus of Dame Laura Knight

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages. The DailyArt Magazine proudly takes each of you for a lovely ride in the circus. And no,...

Rute Ferreira 2 January 2021

European Art

Venice Carnival in Paintings

Venice is stunning all year round but during the carnival month, it becomes even more charming and mysterious. One stumbles upon princesses,...

Magda Michalska 1 January 2021

Art State of Mind

New Year’s Resolutions Inspired by Artists

What New Year’s resolutions are you making as the strangest year in recent memory comes to a close? If you’re still unsure what (if...

Alexandra Kiely 1 January 2021

Painting

New Year’s Fireworks in Painting

Bonfires, parties, or reading in bed. Ideas for how one should spend New Year’s Eve are endless, and everyone should spend it the way they...

Magda Michalska 31 December 2020

News

The Biggest Art News of 2020

As we approach the end of a very different year, we look back on what happened in the art world in 2020. From big painting sales, fetching high...

Nina Relf 31 December 2020

Expressionism

Circus and Jazz of Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse (1869–1954) was a French artist famous for his use of colour. The Circus (below) is a colour stencil piece from Matisse’s book...

Isla Phillips 30 December 2020

Dive into the World of Alexander Calder’s Circus

Alexander Calder was an American sculptor known as the originator of the mobile, a type of moving sculpture made with delicately balanced or...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 December 2020

Art History 101

Arte Povera: Aesthetics of the Ordinary

In memory of the recently deceased world-famous Italian art critic Germano Celant, who himself in 1967 invented the term Arte Povera, translated as...

Caroline Galambosova 29 December 2020

Artist Stories

Degas at the Cirque Fernando: Step Right Up!

Feats of strength, super flexibility, the ability to hold one’s breath for long periods of time, combine all that with lions, clowns, and a...

Rachel Witte 28 December 2020

Asian Art

The Symbol of Sagittarius on the Tile Spandrels of Qaysariya Gate of Isfahan

The Qaysariya bazaar is located in the north of Naqsh-Jahan square of Isfahan. It was founded by Shah Abbas in the Safavid period. On the tile...

Guest Profile 28 December 2020