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Duccio, Nativity panel, National Gallery of Art, Washington 1308-11

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

Published on December 24th, 2016 | by Magda Michalska

Merry Christmas to you all! Whether you believe in God or just in Art, DailyArtDaily team want to wish you a wonderful time spent with your loved ones. To celebrate, we’re showing you all the nativity scenes... Read More



City of Angels: Click Here If You Need One Or Two

Published on December 23rd, 2016 | by Magda Michalska

Can you hear the rustle of draperies and the flutter of wings? It’s the angels, who have popped in to DailyArtDaily to say hi to all lovers of angelic music, fluffy wings and the movie with... Read More


Koitsu, Snow at Miyajima, 1937

Japanese Woodblock Prints Ukiyo-e With Snow And Winter

Published on December 21st, 2016 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Woodblock prints were initially used as early as the eighth century in Japan to disseminate texts, especially Buddhist scriptures In 1765, new technology made it possible to produce single-sheet prints in a whole range of colors. Woodblock... Read More

20th century

Ferdinand Hodler, Die Dents Blanches, 1917, Kunstmuseum Bern

Magnificent Mountain Landscapes of Ferdinand Hodler

Published on December 20th, 2016 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Ferdinand Hodler is the most influential Swiss artist in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The most popular paintings by Hodler have been his landscapes which in his own words, bring out “nature’s essential beauty”. Sadly,... Read More

20th century


Strange Television Ads of Salvador Dalí

Published on December 19th, 2016 | by Zuzanna Stanska

Salvador Dalí was famous of having a nose to promotion and turning his talent into money. Or maybe his wife Gala had this nose, and he was only a smart follower. Anyways, in 1939 André Breton, founder... Read More

20th century


Kandinsky’s World of Russian Fairy Tales

Published on December 16th, 2016 | by Magda Michalska

Wassily Kandinsky is chiefly associated with Der Blaue Reiter – an international group of avant-guarde artists based in Munich who believed that art can save the humanity. However, before this Russia-born artist became the leader and main... Read More

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