Taken in the 1820s by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, the world’s oldest surviving photograph was captured using a technique Niépce invented called heliography, which produces one-of-a-kind images on metal…
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The first African American painter to receive international critical acclaim, expressive realist Henry Ossawa Tanner exhibited at the Paris Salon, received honors from the French government, and…
The art world has its share of mysteries. From the impressive scale of prehistoric structures, to who exactly posed for enigmatic portraits.
These artist couples run the gamut from inspirational muses to creative partners to lovers and friends.
A Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibition slated for 2022—Subversive, Skilled, Sublime: Fiber Art by Women—will showcase a diverse set of incredible fiber artists.
African American artists have contributed to this nation’s cultural landscape throughout its history. Here we highlight twelve African American artists you should know more about.
Widely recognized as a symbol for love and affection, the heart shape has evolved over centuries.
Here’s a look at how art has reflected the changing face (and waistline) of Santa over time.