Every day get inspired by the classic art masterpieces and stories they hide, with one of the 12 best educational apps of 2012 according to The Next Web.
Do you know why van Gogh cut off his ear? Or who is Vermeer’s girl with the pearl earring? With DailyArt app released today, day by day, art will no longer be a secret for you.
DailyArt is a free app that every day publishes one piece of fine art. But it’s not all - with one classic masterpiece a day you receive a short info, a little tittle-tattle about the painting, the artist or the epoque when it was produced. The content was prepared by the specialists so it assures the great selection of works. Everything is written in a light and pleasant way - because art is for everyone, not only for art historians.
Furthermore, every artwork can be enlarged to the full screen, the app provide also the basic info (the title, author, year, technique, current location) about each painting. It is integrated with Wikipedia, so if you became a fan of some masterpiece you’ll be able to quickly find more info about it. And of course, if one art piece daily is not enough for you, you can check what was highlighted in previous days.
"For me, apps like these are a step in the right direction for getting younger generations engaged with art "
- Christina Farr, VentureBeat
"With its superb images and informative biographical blurbs, DailyArt is perfect for those looking to add some culture to their day."
Kelly Hodgkins, TUAW
“DailyArt is your daily dose of classic paintings, serving up a proverbial shot of espresso to awaken the inner culture vulture in you”
- Paul Sawers, The Next Web
Version 1.1.5 - 1.1.3
- minor bug fixes and performance improvement
- Find your favourite artists' works or look for a concrete piece of art with Search
- All featured masterpieces are now enlisted in the Archive
- Some paintings looks better on a dark wall, some on the light one - now you can change the background on which the masterpieces are displayed
- Share masterpieces you love on Twitter, Facebook and e-mail
- Get a push notification as a reminder