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Ancient Art

The Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut

Hatshepsut (1479-1458 B.C.E.) was the fifth pharaoh of Egypt’s Eighteenth Dynasty and arguably the most important amongst ancient Egypt’s...

Maya Tola 12 May 2020

Music

When the Arts Meet: Art Inspired Album Covers

If music is the soul of an album then the art on the cover must be its body. The choice of artwork for an album cover is an important one because at...

Anastasia Manioudaki 11 May 2020

Art State of Mind

Rainbows for the NHS and Damien Hirst

Since lockdown came into effect in the UK, people have been putting rainbows on display to show love for key-workers. An inherent sign of hope, these...

Isla Phillips 11 May 2020

Painting

Mothers in Art: DailyArt’s Celebration of Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day has been celebrated in many cultures since antiquity with varying names and rituals. The modern celebration of Mother’s Day...

Maya Tola 10 May 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Vincent van Gogh, Bridge in the Rain (after Hiroshige)

In the mid 19th century, Japanese ports were suddenly opened up to international trade, and Europeans went crazy for Japanese culture and art,...

Kelly Hill 10 May 2020

Bizarre

The Most Scandalous Artworks of Marcel Duchamp

In addition to Marcel Duchamp’s famous readymades, during his life he created less known works that were provocative and caused a scandal among...

Caroline Galambosova 9 May 2020

Museum Stories

Art-Inspired Floral Designs at the San Diego Museum of Art

Every year since 1981, the San Diego Museum of Art has set aside a spring weekend for Art Alive, an exhibition of art-inspired floral designs. For...

Alexandra Kiely 8 May 2020

Fashion

Negligee Fashion: Top 5 Gorgeous Homewear Outfits in Art

Due to quarantine, homewear fashion is popular once again. But don't think that boudoir fashion was unpopular before this. As art shows, from the...

Kateryna Martynova 8 May 2020

Women Artists

Violeta Parra, First Latin American in the Louvre

In April 1964 the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris hosted an extraordinary exhibition which went down in history as the first solo show of a...

Magda Michalska 7 May 2020

Art Travels

Art Travels: Beng Mealea, Cambodia

The Beng Mealea is a large and mysterious temple in the remote Cambodian countryside – about 25 miles from the main Angkor region near the stone...

Maya Tola 7 May 2020

Women Artists

Sofonisba: The Life of a Rule-Breaker Painter

During the Italian Renaissance, women artists were not allowed the same access to artistic education as men. Sofonisba Anguissola, however, used her...

Nina Relf 6 May 2020

Artist Stories

Edgar Degas and New Orleans’ Paintings

Just about everyone has heard of “the painter of dancers,” Edgar Degas. However, the paintings Degas created in modern America’s favorite party...

Abreeza Thomas 6 May 2020