Megan D Robinson

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.
The new Netflix documentary by Joshua Rofé examines Ross’ life and career, piecing together old photos, TV footage, and interviews with friends, family, and coworkers to give a sense of the man, his…
Documentation of art-induced fainting episodes dates back to the nineteenth century; the most famous account is that of French author Marie-Henri Beyle (1783–1842), whose pen name was Stendhal.
Neoclassicism, a Western cultural movement that spanned from approximately 1750 to 1850, impacted art and architecture well into the twentieth century.
Considered a founder of Impressionism, Edgar Degas actually disliked the label, preferring Realist or Independent. Best known for his paintings and bronze sculptures, Degas was also a printmaker and…
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…
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.