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A grandson’s quest to preserve his grandmother’s artistic legacy offers an insightful and instructive look at how to manage the estate of an artist

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Between 1922 and 1943, Italy was ruled by the Fascist government of Benito Mussolini. Central to the regime’s ideology and imagery was the ancient Roman Empire, to which it looked for inspiration and…
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A celebrated painter in her own time, Thérèse Schwartze later fell into obscurity. Now she is being rediscovered.
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Underneath the veneer of classical beauty and harmony, Antonio Canova was a great innovator who modernized sculpture.
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Giovanni Battista Piranesi was the greatest printmaker of the 18th century. Although he consistently signed his work ‘architetto,’ he is famous for his engravings of the monuments of ancient Rome,…
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Hopper’s paintings of empty coastlines, limitless plains, and rolling hills embody the vastness and psychological complexity of the American landscape.
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How the popular sport serves as a potent metaphor for social concerns
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A popular new app is changing the field of digital art by bringing groundbreaking tools to the public on a huge scale.
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Before she was a renowned graphic memoirist and winner of a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant, Alison Bechdel was an archivist of the self. She plundered the flotsam and jetsam of her childhood to…