As the tallest statue in the world upon its completion in 2018, India’s Statue of Unity represents far more than a vanity project to reach incredi
African American artists have contributed to this nation’s cultural landscape throughout its history. From colonial to modern times, realistic portraiture to striking abstractions, here we highlight twelve African American artists you should know more about.
British artist Steve Porter has an intriguing portrait project: Signed99 explores signatures as abstract forms, using a monochromatic palette within a variegated, colored internal frame.
Though Pablo Picasso engaged in many messy and turbulent romantic relationships and affairs throughout his life, these experiences provided rich inspiration for his artistic practice. Some of his best works are of his muses, children, and loved ones.
As empires fell and made way for nation-states, dissolving Medieval social structures, rapid industrialization led to the development of Realism, a period from the mid-to-late nineteenth century that rejected the conservative and elitist structure of the Neoclassical movement that had ruled since the Renaissance.
This past week, the fashion house of Schiaparelli debuted their couture collection featuring surrealist forms, realistic animal busts, and kitsch designs
So much of what we know about art comes from art historians, but how much do we know about the art historians themselves?
Over the centuries, Chinese artists have created a variety of objects based on or embellished by the twelve animals: mirrors, jade and terracotta statuettes, vases, and paintings.
Serving as an arguable transition from the mysticism of religion-based scientific belief into modern science, alchemy bridges the gap between the spiritual and the physical.
In the late 1930s, the skies across Europe darkened as the world prepared for war. Beyond the efforts to save civilians in World War II, countries also took steps to protect art and architecture. In Italy, famous monuments such as the column of Trajan in Rome and St.