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Vasily Vereshchagin – Journey through India

By February 25, 2020

Vasily Vereshchagin was a notable Russian solider, artist and writer in the...

Museums And Exhibitions

Around the world with the National Portrait Gallery – P.5 Europe

By February 24, 2020

The National Portrait Gallery in London is due to close its doors...



  • 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,...

  • Food

    A Small Guide To Still Life Symbols (Part 1)

    By October 12, 2016

    You may think that all those marvellous Dutch still lifes from the 16th and 17th century were just some random sets of fruits, vegetables and sculls. But guess what, they all had their hidden meaning! The still life...



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