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Painting of the Week – Kehinde Wiley, Officer of the Hussars

By February 16, 2020

February is Black History Month in the United States (in the UK...

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Modern Art Inspired Tattoos

By February 15, 2020

Getting a tattoo is a serious business. These days you can get...



  • 20th century

    Sonia Delaunay and Clothing: Geometry Is In Fashion

    By October 21, 2016

    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 artist herself. On top of that she was a fashion designer! Her...

  • Symbolism

    The Quiet Life Of Vilhelm Hammershøi Interiors

    By October 20, 2016

    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 are characterized by limited palette consisting of greys, as well as desaturated yellows, greens,...

  • 20th century

    A Short Cheat Sheet For Die Brücke

    By October 19, 2016

    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 of alienation from the modern world by reaching back to pre-academic forms of...

  • Artists' Stories

    Diego Rivera’s Life In Portraits

    By October 18, 2016

    Diego Rivera is mostly famous for his controversial mural for the Rockefeller family and for being the husband of Frida Kahlo. Yet in his times, he was the more famous one in their marriage, and definitely the more...

  • Architecture

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

    By October 17, 2016

    Ciao ragazzi! Saluti from Italy! (Zuza is here too, but in a different place, so DailyArtDaily has basically invaded the country!). I’m doing Erasmus in Padova, so for this reason you’ll probably be hearing more about Italian artists this year....

  • Ancient Rome

    A Woman With A Knife – The Story of Lucretia

    By October 16, 2016

    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 transition from the Roman Kingdom to the Roman Republic. Her suicide...

  • 20th century

    Abakans – The New Humans of Magdalena Abakanowicz

    By October 15, 2016

    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 closer and I touch one of them. He’s soft...

  • Symbols

    A Small Guide To Still Life Symbols (Part 2)

    By October 14, 2016

    This is the second part of our article about the symbols in 16th and 17th century still lifes from the Netherlands. Read the first part here. So, we are back with our small guide to still life symbols....

  • Gifs

    Weekly Art Gifs Selection

    By October 14, 2016

    The time has come for our weekly art gifs selection. Today we have for you… 1. John the Baptist with a photobombing Jesus 2. Adam and Eve dreaming of pizza 3. A cut Nightmare 4. Andy Warhol. No...

  • Architecture

    Pen Pineapple Apple Pen – Art Edition

    By October 13, 2016

    I’m pretty sure you know the new viral youtube song. While watching it for a hundredth time, I remembered a real artistic folly bearing an (in)famous title of “the most bizarre building in Scotland”: the PINEAPPLE HOUSE. Yes,...



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