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Artist Stories

5 Things You Should Know About Johannes Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer was a Dutch painter who lived and worked in the Dutch Golden Age. Along with Rembrandt and Frans Hals, he is considered one of the ...

Anastasia Manioudaki 13 October 2021

WTF Art History

Biggest Art Heists in History

Movies on thefts and art heists are making huge box office hits for their great action and wit. However, even if real art heists have been sometimes ...

Irina Diana Calu 12 October 2021

Museum Stories

Her Life and Her Museum: Isabella Stewart Gardner

The story of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and its founder before the robbery in 1990.

Jennifer S. Musawwir 9 September 2021

Sculpture

Attention: Have You Seen Ancient Sculptures’ Colors?

We admire the beauty and plasticity of ancient sculptures, how harmoniously they fit into the surrounding landscape. But we rarely ask ourselves the ...

Elizaveta Ermakova 4 September 2021

Long Read

Lapis Lazuli – A Pigment More Precious than Gold

Lapis lazuli, once more precious than gold, has a history of over 9.000 years. The earliest artifacts found at Bhirrana, which is the oldest site of ...

Irina Diana Calu 1 September 2021

Dine & Wine

Coffee, Tea, Beer… Drinks in Art for All Tastes!

Cast the first stone they who do not love to get home and enjoy a good drink after a tiring day of work. Or find friends at a happy hour to share ...

Rute Ferreira 6 August 2021

Fashion

Fashion like a Russian: Kokoshnik, a Traditional Headdress

We all know the proverb Clothes speak for men. In the Russian national costume, a headdress called Kokoshnik played a significant role: it completed ...

Elizaveta Ermakova 27 July 2021

WTF Art History

Cheer Me Up! 10 Funniest DailyArt Magazine Articles Ever

Celebrate the new DailyArt Magazine with us! For this occasion we prepared a list of the 10 funniest (or quirkiest?) articles in our Magazine! We ...

Joanna Kaszubowska 17 July 2021

Baroque

Beautiful Chinese Porcelain in Dutch Still Lifes

Chinese culture has always been an object of European fascination – in art history, we see it in paintings, ornaments, architecture, fashion, and ...

Nicole Ganbold 17 June 2021

Art History 101

Finding a New Hobby through Art

Learn a new hobby during this time, they say. That is easier said than done, isn't it? But, if you do find yourself looking for more inspiration with ...

Rachel Witte 25 January 2021

Music

Tormented Lovers, Sumptuous Players, and Other Examples of Guitarists in Art

Musical instruments have always had a particular significance in paintings. Throughout the history of the depiction of music-making in art, the ...

Alina Manevskaya 17 January 2021

Museum Stories

Reviewing Virtual Mauritshuis, the Gigapixel Experience

Upon launching its new Virtual Mauritshuis initiative on November 26, 2020, the Mauritshuis became the world's first museum to offer a gigapixel ...

Alexandra Kiely 9 December 2020