#circus

Artist

Drama and Dynamism: George Seurat and the Circus

George Seurat, like many 19th century artists, loved the circus. In particular, he enjoyed watching the tumbling acrobats in bright costumes, a ...

Anastasia Manioudaki 2 January 2021

Women Artists

Welcome to the Wonderful Circus of Dame Laura Knight

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages. The DailyArt Magazine proudly takes each of you for a lovely ride in the circus. And no, ...

Rute Ferreira 2 January 2021

Expressionism

Circus and Jazz of Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse (1869–1954) was a French artist famous for his use of colour. The Circus (below) is a colour stencil piece from Matisse's book ...

Isla Phillips 30 December 2020

20th century

Dive into the World of Alexander Calder’s Circus

Alexander Calder was an American sculptor known as the originator of the mobile, a type of moving sculpture made with delicately balanced or ...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 December 2020

Artist Stories

Degas at the Cirque Fernando: Step Right Up!

Feats of strength, super flexibility, the ability to hold one's breath for long periods of time, combine all that with lions, clowns, and a ring ...

Rachel Witte 28 December 2020

Women Artists

Roll up, Roll up, for the Greatest Show on Earth! Jeanne Mount and Her Circus Mosaics

Artist Jeanne Mount designed a series of spectacular circus mosaics in 1969 that are as fresh and vibrant today as when they were first displayed on ...

Guest Profile 18 October 2020