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Edward Hopper’s Paintings Recreated As Photographs

Published on February 10th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Richard Tuschman is a fine art photographer, whose works has appeared on a number of book covers, ad campaigns and exhibitions. In his project, Hopper Meditations he recreated famous Edward Hopper paintings in an unconventional way.... Read More


Symbolism

Evil Mothers (1894), Austrian Gallery Belvedere

Symbolism in Victorian Art

Published on February 9th, 2017 | by Wendy Gray

Symbolism, in the late 19th century, came out of the romantic movement and explored the meanings of forms, lines, shapes and colour, drawing on such literary genres as mythology and subjects such as dreams and nightmares,... Read More


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Siah Armajani – An Iranian Artist In the US

Published on February 8th, 2017 | by Magda Michalska

Here comes the second episode of my new cycle about art from the ‘banned’ countries. Today it’s time for Iran and its contemporary artist: Siah (Siavash) Armajani. His works are known across the United States, Europe and Iran, as... Read More


Bible

Pieter Brueghel the Elder, The Tower of Babel, circa 1563-1565, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Most Famous Babel Towers In Art

Published on February 6th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

The Tower of Babel is a Near Eastern myth that is recorded in the Genesis in Old Testament and it is meant to explain the origin of different languages. According to the story, a united humanity... Read More


Museum Stories

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5 Reasons To Visit Kröller-Müller Museum

Published on February 5th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Recently in our mobile app, DailyArt (download it for free for iOS/Android) we have featured masterpieces from Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo, The Netherlands. Thanks to this special feature we were able to have a closer look... Read More


20th century

Andy Warhol, Marlon Brando, 1966, private collection

Watch Andy Warhol Screenprinting Marlon Brando

Published on February 4th, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Andy Warhol started to experiment with screenprinting in the 1960s. In 1950s, Warhol was a prize-winning commercial artist and he devised a printing process of blotting outline drawings in ink from one surface to another. While... Read More


Animals

Paul Cezanne, Leda and the Swan, 1882, Barnes Foundation

The Best of Leda And A Swan Paintings

Published on February 3rd, 2017 | by Zuzanna Stanska

If you ever see a painting presenting the girl with a swan – it must be Leda. Leda and the Swan is a story from Greek mythology in which the god Zeus, in the form of... Read More


Bodies

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Need A Hug? Paintings Which Embrace

Published on February 2nd, 2017 | by Magda Michalska

Are you having a pretty bad week? Recently I have been really stressed and desperately needed a hug. If you need one too, I’m sending you some most beautiful hugs from art. Charles Blackman Pablo Picasso... Read More


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