#religious art

Art Travels

The Bayon Temple in Cambodia

The Bayon Temple is located at the heart of Angkor Thom and served as the state temple of the Emperor Jayavarman VII. It is a mountain temple built...

Maya Tola 3 April 2020

Renaissance

3 Things You Might Not Know About The Birth of Venus

It's Valentines season, so what better thing to do than to meditate on the things you love, and of course, Venus definitively conquers all at this...

Isla Phillips 14 February 2020

Art Travels

Largest Religious Monument in the World: Angkor Wat in Cambodia

The Khmer kingdom thrived in the Cambodian region from the 9th to 15th centuries with an empire that stretched all the way from modern-day Myanmar...

Maya Tola 8 February 2020

Artist Stories

Raphael – Renaissance Prince of Painters

Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino – better known as Raphael – is known for the harmony and clarity of form within his visually brilliant paintings.

Candy Bedworth 1 February 2020

Art History 101

10 Things You Need To Know About Jan Van Eyck

Jan van Eyck was a Flemish painter active in Bruges who was born in 1390 and died in 1441. He was one of the innovators of what became known as Early...

Zuzanna Stańska 18 January 2020

Painting

It’s Christmas! See Art’s Best Nativity Scenes

Merry Christmas to you all! Whether you believe in God or just in Art, DailyArt Magazine team wants to wish you a wonderful time spent with your...

Magda Michalska 25 December 2019

Masterpiece Stories

Annunciation and Adoration of the Magi by Fra Angelico

Our Christmas week Painting of the Week is Annunciation and Adoration of the Magi (c. 1431-2) by Fra Angelico, a panel painting that includes two...

Alexandra Kiely 22 December 2019

Ardhanarishvara – Androgynous Portrayal of Shiva and Parvati

The composite form of Shiva and his consort, Shakti (another name for Parvati) is known as the Ardhanarishvara or the 'God who is half-woman'. While...

Maya Tola 5 December 2019

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Fra Filippo Lippi, Madonna and Child with Two Angels

On the surface, Fra Filippo Lippi’s, Madonna and Child with Two Angels appears to be another typical Renaissance painting of the Virgin Mary and...

James W Singer 17 November 2019

Iconography of Ganesh

Ganesh is the patron God of writers and intellectuals, and arguably the most well-known of the Hindu Gods. He is worshipped across all sects of...

Maya Tola 12 November 2019

Medieval Art

Isenheim Altarpiece: A Crucifixion Like No Other

There are real and fictional characters anchored in our collective unconscious. Their recurring presence in art history illustrates more than just...

Christopher Michaut 1 November 2019

Asian Art

The Festival of Diwali Through Art

Diwali or Deepawali is an ancient festival and arguably the most important of all Hindu holidays.  It is the third day of a five-day-long...

Maya Tola 26 October 2019