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The masks of French Surrealist photographer Claude Cahun (1894-1954) vary from that of an androgynous weight-training flapper to a Buddhist monk.
Almost one hundred years ago, Walt Disney created his most iconic character, Mickey Mouse. The mouse can be traced back to a series of short films in the 1920s, with Steamboat Willie (1928) being the most memorable. Steamboat Willie is also notable for being one of the first cartoons ever produced with fully synchronized sound.
Problems of gender inequity have plagued academia since its inception with women being discouraged or outright barred from learning and practicing different sciences and art forms. 
Caravaggio’s paintings are filled with expressions of aggression, awestruck wonder, dark foreboding, violence, and profound sadness‒the aesthetics of exclamation.
While there are a multitude of benefits to attending a prestigious art school, crafting your own art education can be rewarding in other ways.
For over five thousand years, the art of tattooing has captivated human cultures. Today, we understand the reasoning for adorning one’s body with images and symbols as being both incredibly varied and extremely personal. But what we don’t think about is how this was also the case in antiquity.
Welcome to the new year, dear readers! It’s 2023, which means a new year, a new beginning, and new art exhibitions to check out. Luckily for you, we put together a round up of the most exciting US museum exhibitions opening this year that you will definitely want to see. Read on to find out which shows made the cut!
The Harlem Renaissance was an artistic and political movement that redefined Blackness in the United States as an act of liberation from post-antebellum discrimination and stereotypes, evidenced by Jim Crow laws and an abundance of blackface on-screen.
In 1907, the Swiss painter Félix Vallotton made a portrait of Gertrude Stein.
In the past year, artificial intelligence (AI) has not only become more powerful, it has become highly accessible. One recent online trend, made possible by the AI-based phone app Lensa AI, has led to a wave of "original" portraits being shared across social media.