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Painting of the Week: Pierre-Jacques Volaire, Eruption of Mount Vesuvius

By February 23, 2020

The ground shakes and rumbles as the nearby mountain awakens. Smoke emerges...

Museums And Exhibitions

Introducing the Cleveland Museum of Art

By February 22, 2020

The Cleveland Museum of Art is a major American art museum, renowned...



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    Painting of the Week: Ford Madox Brown, The Last of England

    By December 29, 2019

    Out of the cold English air comes a man tired from a hard day’s work. He enters his home where his loving wife waits with a hot meal to warm his cold body. They sit in the dining...

  • Renaissance

    Titian’s Diana and Actaeon (Metamorphoses VI)

    By December 28, 2019

    In a series of articles we are meeting each of the seven Poesies, which Titian delivered Phillip II of Spain in the 1550s and early 1560s. So far we have encountered the stories of Danaë, Venus and Adonis, Perseus...

  • 20th century

    The Joy of Lucian Freud. The Self-portraits

    By December 27, 2019

    Lucian Freud (1922-2011) is regarded as the pre-eminent British figurative painter of the last sixty years. Francis Bacon, two decades older, and David Hockney, a decade younger, are his main rivals. For years I hated Freud’s paintings of...

  • Food

    Hot Chocolate Paintings for a Cozy Evening

    By December 26, 2019

    Although December has been extremely warm this year I still crave a good old hot chocolate and a cozy evening under the blankets. The Gift for Strangers Chocolate means ‘Food of the Gods’ and although all social classes...

  • Special Occasion And News

    It’s Christmas! See Art’s Best Nativity Scenes

    By December 25, 2019

    Merry Christmas to you all! Whether you believe in God or just in Art, DailyArt Magazine team wants to wish you a wonderful time spent with your loved ones. To celebrate, we’re showing you all the nativity scenes you...

  • Seasons

    Christmas Cards from Hell

    By December 24, 2019

    As the postman brings you cheery season’s greetings from your nearest and dearest, let me guess what the images are on the front of your Christmas cards. Chubby robins? Jolly Santas? Snowy picturesque villages? And of course, the...

  • Renaissance

    Titian’s The Rape of Europa (Metamorphoses V)

    By December 23, 2019

    In a series of articles we are meeting each of the seven Poesies, which Titian delivered to Phillip II of Spain in the 1550s and early 1560s. Every painting-poem translated a small section of the Epic poem Metamorphoses, by...

  • Fra Angelico, Annunciation and Adoration of the Magi (detail) Fra Angelico, Annunciation and Adoration of the Magi (detail)

    Painting of the Week

    Annunciation and Adoration of the Magi by Fra Angelico

    By December 22, 2019

    Our Christmas week Painting of the Week is Annunciation and Adoration of the Magi (c. 1431-2) by Fra Angelico, a panel painting that includes two scenes closely related to the story of Christmas. Fra Angelico (born Guido di...

  • Japanese art

    Hiroshige’s Winter Views of Edo

    By December 21, 2019

    One of the most famous woodblock printers of the late Edo period in Japan, Hiroshige, produced a series of a hundred views showing Edo city (today’s Tokyo) from unusual viewing angles, which revealed the hidden beauty of everyday...

  • Dadaism

    Max Ernst’s Collaged Memories

    By December 20, 2019

    Long time no see, it feels like home to be back at DailyArt! As Christmas approaches I finally have time to write for DailyArt Magazine again. To kick off the season of lights floating in the air with...



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