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The Darkness Of Titian’s Late PaintingsFebruary 25, 2017
Titian had a long life. According to scholars he must have been 78 or 80 years old when he died. That was considered a miracle in an age when most people died before they were 40. At the end of his life his works...
Titian’s Women Who Are In Fact The Same WomanAugust 28, 2016
Titian had it all. He was so talented that people called him after Dante’s Paradiso “The sun amidst small stars”. He knew how to paint landscapes, still lifes, human figures, animals. He was also a master of portraits as he perfectly rendered the deepest...
Masterpieces from the Frick CollectionJuly 12, 2020
The Frick Collection in New York is one of my favorite art museums! In honor of DailyArt Magazine’s July 2020 collaboration with this illustrious institution, enjoy ten of its most celebrated masterpieces. The Flagellation of Christ by Cimabue Cimabue’s small panel painting...
VIPs… or VICs (Very Important Colors)? Iconic Hues in Art HistoryJuly 11, 2020
Every person probably dreams of leaving a legacy to the world. For artists this is a central goal and they try to do it through their masterpieces of course. Some people even went further though… They gave their name to a hue!...
The Lady with the DogJuly 4, 2020
The Lady with the Dog is a title that I borrowed from Chekhov’s short story. It is a story of an affair, however, in art the dog quite often has been a symbol of fidelity. As you will also see below, dogs...
Art State of Mind
10 Ways to Spend the Summer, Inspired by ArtJune 24, 2020
Art suggests and indicates many things to a perceptive viewer. We believe it can also be the perfect ‘influencer’ when it comes to current trends, lifestyles, and activities. The many changes we have had to face since the arrival of COVID-19 might...
Carnations in ArtJune 15, 2020
Carnations have been called the flower of the gods and have a long history that dates back thousands of years. This beautiful flower has many meanings and stories associated with it in different corners of the world. For example, some of its significant...
Five Women Artists Whose Works Were Misattributed to MenMay 26, 2020
“Why have there been no great female artists?” continues to be a question that pops up all too often. The response can be succinctly summarized like this: female artists have existed for centuries, but we just haven’t been aware of them. There...
Art State of Mind
The Benefits of Visiting a MuseumMay 18, 2020
During the current coronavirus lockdown, when all the art we see is digital, we can reflect on that which we took for granted before. There are so many benefits to visiting a museum. But what is it that makes us visit museums...
Bodies And Erotic Art
Female Nude Codes in Painting From Giorgione’s Venus to Odalisques and OlympiasMay 5, 2020
Museums are filled with paintings of nude women. It is a very codified practice that has changed over the ages. Giorgione’s Sleeping Venus inspired many artists; and, through their representations of Venus, artists created a pattern. This pattern evolved along with time;...
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