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Delftware 101 – The Brilliant Face of the Dutch Golden Age

By October 25, 2020

When we think of the Netherlands, a few characteristic things come to...

Painting of the Week

Painting of the Week: Cavaliere d’Arpino, Perseus Rescuing Andromeda

By October 25, 2020

The roar of the sea monster blends with the screams of the...

  • Museums And Exhibitions

    Women in Kunstmuseum Bern: A Glimpse To The Collection

    By October 2, 2016

    Today is the last day of our monthly special feature in DailyArt mobile app (free for iOS and Android). For the past month every Sunday we have featured marvellous pieces from the collection of Kunstmuseum Bern which is the oldest art...

  • Academism

    Naked Truth About Academic Art

    By October 1, 2016

    Academicism was a dominant style in European sculpture and painting in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It was called so because it was dictated by the French Academy of Art, Académie des Beaux-Arts, which was probably the most...

  • 20th century

    Theatres and Cinemas in Edward Hopper’s Paintings

    By September 30, 2016

    Edward Hopper was a prominent American realist painter and printmaker. He was famous for two types of paintings in particular – first one focused on the common features of American life (gas stations, motels, restaurants, theaters, railroads, and street...

  • Gifs

    Weekly Art Gif Selection: Hello October

    By September 30, 2016

    Time for our Weekly Art Gif Selection. The first on in October! Today we have for you: 1. A very dynamic Scream 2. Ok, I don’t know how to comment that. 3. A smoking pipe that is not...

  • Pop art

    Pauline Boty- The Mother Of Pop Art (And She’s Not American)

    By September 29, 2016

    Surprise, surprise, Pop Art did not begin in the States in the sixties but in the United Kingdom, and already in 1952. Everything started with Eduardo Paolozzi’s series of collages “Bunk” in which he used pieces of American advertisements...

  • Artists' Stories

    The Story of An Excessively Electric Friendship Between Vincent and Paul

    By September 28, 2016

    People say that you shouldn’t live with your friends because your friendship may deteriorate. And the story of friendship between Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin can be used as an exemplary illustration of this saying. An initially innocent...

  • Religious Art

    The Best Of Judith And Holofernes Paintings

    By September 27, 2016

    Judith and Holofernes is one of the most feminist themes in the history of art. It is a biblical story written in the apocryphal Book of Judith. Judith was a beautiful widow who was upset with her Jewish countrymen for...

  • 20th century

    Picasso’s Favourite Instrument…

    By September 26, 2016

    That’s pretty obvious – it’s a guitar! (whoever had any dirty thoughts given the title, go to read about emotions first). It’s probably the most significant instrument for Cubism or even for the entire modern art. It featured in every...

  • Literature

    5 Books About Famous Artists You Need To Read This Autumn

    By September 24, 2016

    September has come. Cold evenings, dark days, windy, unpleasant moments everyone would like to forget ASAP. Only museums can save us! And biographies of famous artists. Here they are, five books you should read in this awful time...

  • Gifs

    Weekly Art Gif Selection: The Autumn Is Coming

    By September 23, 2016

    This Weekly Art Gif Selection won’t have a motif. Summer’s gone I am not in the mood. But if you are in the mood you can: 1. Say Cheeeese American Gothic style 2. Contemplate a techno-Mondrian 3. Go for...

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