#19th Century

Impressionism

Louisine Havemeyer and Her Modern Art Collection

A great, pioneering art collector, Louisine Havemeyer (1855-1929), was the first American to patronize the French Impressionists. Together with her...

Alexandra Kiely 28 July 2020

Art History 101

Artists and Paintings. Everything You Need to Know About Impressionism

Impressionism has become one of the most significant movements of modern art. The names of Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, or Edgar Degas are...

Nataliia Pecherska 27 July 2020

Architecture

10 Most Beautiful Russian Art Nouveau Buildings

“Beauty is our religion” said Mikhail Vrubel, one of Russia's most famous Art Nouveau artists. The style of the fin de siècle acts as beauty's...

Elizaveta Ermakova 19 July 2020

Women Artists

Art Nouveau’s Unsung Female Artists

Art Nouveau, the movement that flourished between 1890 and 1910, developed at the apex of Belle Époque, the period which encouraged modernity and...

Anastasia Tsaleza 18 July 2020

Klimt’s Unknown Portraits You Would Never Guess Were His

Some of Klimt's portraits have already gained the status of 'iconic', for example his portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer soaked in gold. Yet, before Klimt...

Magda Michalska 15 July 2020

Art History 101

Art Nouveau Explained

Art Nouveau is one of the most distinguished styles in art. Even though its duration was brief, it quickly became a fetish of the elite. It spread...

Errika Gerakiti 14 July 2020

DailyArt Magazine Staff’s Impressions of the Impressionists

For a few years DailyArt Magazine has brought you articles on hundreds of topics relating to art history. Today you have a rare chance to meet some...

Rachel Witte 13 July 2020

Artist Stories

Edgar Degas and His Most Beautiful Ballerinas

Edgar Degas was one of the founders of Impressionism, however, he didn't like the term and preferred to call it "Realist” or...

Zuzanna Stańska 10 July 2020

Women Artists

Harriet Powers: A Black Female Folk Artist Who Regained Her Glory

For much of the 20th century, the work of Harriet Powers, an enslaved and later emancipated Black folk artist, remained forgotten. It is especially...

Kristin Urban 10 July 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Thomas Lawrence, Julia, Lady Peel

When I saw the portrait of Julia, Lady Peel by Sir Thomas Lawrence in the Frick Collection, I was intrigued by the artwork. There is a...

Marina Kochetkova 5 July 2020

Art Travels

Around the World With a Painter: Frederic Edwin Church’s Travels

Hudson River School painter Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900) was a true world traveler. In his lifetime, Church visited the Arctic, Mexico, South...

Alexandra Kiely 25 June 2020

Artist Stories

A Queer World in Konstantin Somov’s Artworks

Konstantin Somov (1869-1939) was a Russian painter, co-founder of the artistic movement Mir Iskusstva and well known for his watercolors...

Kateryna Martynova 22 June 2020