#religious art

Art Travels

The Ruins of Hampi in India

Near the banks of the Tungabhadra river in southern India are an ancient group of monuments known as the Hampi. These grand ruins were once part of a...

Maya Tola 13 October 2020

Symbolism

The Erotic Potential of The Temptation of St. Anthony

Christianity has brought many popular topics to art over the centuries, yet the interpretation of a religious motif can drastically change depending...

Guest Profile 11 September 2020

Love Story

The Love Affair of Radha and Krishna in Art

The love story of Radha and Krishna has been immortalized in art by poets, musicians, writers, and painters over the long history of Hinduism. The...

Maya Tola 28 August 2020

Architecture

American Gothic Revival Highlights: Duke Chapel, North Carolina

The Duke University Chapel is a prime example of Collegiate Gothic architecture in the United States. It is also one of the most beautiful buildings...

Maya Tola 27 August 2020

Art History 101

All You Need to Know About The Last Judgement by Michelangelo

There is a lot happening in this Sistine Chapel altar-wall fresco. Narratives within other narratives that contain enough imagery to last scholars a...

Rachel Witte 17 August 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Saint Anne

To the south of Egypt is the mysterious land of Nubia. It has a complex history due to the different states and religions that have occupied the...

James W Singer 16 August 2020

Eastern world

Shiva Linga Iconography

The Shiva Linga or Shiva Lingam is a highly regarded and widely recognized icon in the Hindu world. This curious phallic structure has been...

Maya Tola 12 August 2020

Cats

The Sacred Cats of Ancient Egypt

The Ancient Egyptians revered cats of all kinds and honoured them in their art. From servals to the mighty lion, cats were seen as powerful forces...

Sarah Mills 5 August 2020

Architecture

Seven Beautiful Mosques Around the World

As it gets cold in Autumn and we find ourselves trapped in our home offices with a lot to do, we dream of travelling. DailyArt Magazine strives to...

Maya Tola 30 July 2020

Sistine Chapel: Michelangelo, the Warrior Pope and God’s Bottom

No, I am not indulging in casual profanity, in this painting we are actually looking at God's bare bottom and it graces the ceiling of the Sistine...

Guest Profile 15 July 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Hendrik Heerschop, The African King Caspar

White subjects have dominated the Western art tradition for millennia, while people of color have been vastly underrepresented and misrepresented.

James W Singer 28 June 2020

Art History 101

10 Things You Should Know About the Pre-Raphaelites

Just about all of us have a tiny inkling about Impressionism, the Renaissance, maybe even Expressionism and what makes each movement different from...

Abreeza Thomas 16 June 2020