#John Singer Sargent

WTF Art History

Famous People and Their Doppelgängers in Art

Doppelgänger is a word of German origin (doppel- meaning “double,” and -gänger meaning “goer”). In old German folklore, it ...

Vithória Konzen Dill 1 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

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

Special Occasion And News

Best Birthday Parties in Art History for Our 5th Birthday

DailyArt Magazine is turning 5 this year! I cannot believe how far we have come since 2016 when I, a university student interning for DailyArt, wrote ...

Magda Michalska 13 July 2021

Seasons

10 Paintings That Will Bring Sunshine to Your House

Throughout history, artists have used light and shadow in their work to create the illusion of a three-dimensional space on a two-dimensional ...

Ruxi Rusu 12 July 2021

Theater & Cinema

ALL Art from the BoJack Horseman Series Explained (Updated!)

We love it when pop culture adopts, uses, and remixes art history, especially when that mixture includes a T.V. show! If you’re a BoJack ...

Zuzanna Stańska 4 July 2021

Museum Stories

Two Men, Police Uniforms, and Some Duct Tape: The Biggest Art Heist in History After 30 Years of Active Investigations

Two men, police uniforms and some duct tape; this is how Rick Abath and Randy Hestand, security men at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, ...

Ruxi Rusu 19 October 2020

Museum Stories

Highlights of the Clark Art Institute

The Clark Art Institute, often referred to as "The Clark," was founded in 1950 to house the extensive art collection of Sterling and Francine Clark. ...

Anastasia Manioudaki 15 October 2020

19th Century

Fifty Shades of Dr. Pozzi

There he is, in a portrait painted by John Singer Sargent - Dr. Pozzi, a dandy, a gynecologist, and a notorious womanizer. An extremely handsome man, ...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 September 2020

Artist Stories

Beyond Madame X: Portraits by John Singer Sargent

John Singer Sargent is one of art history’s most famous portrait painters. He was born in Italy to American parents and received his formal ...

Alexandra Kiely 11 August 2020

Artist Stories

Vive la Belle Époque! Giovanni Boldini & Franca Florio

The history of the Belle Époque reveals many scandalous stories. Behind the elegant portraits are hidden the interesting lives of grand dames and ...

Giordana Goretti 1 August 2020