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Ivan Aivazovsky was a Russian Romantic painter. He is considered to be one of the greatest masters of marine art. Aivazovsky, born in 1817 in Feodosia, Crimea was the son of an Armenian merchant named Konstantin Gaivazovsky. He and his family migrated from Western Armenian in the seventeenth century, eventually settling down in Feodosia. Though baptized under the name Hovhannes Aivazian at the St.
The Gordon Parks Foundation recently opened Bisa Butler: Materfamilias, an exhibition of new textile based works by Bisa Butler. This show, the culmination of Butler’s 2022 Gordon Parks Foundation Fellowship, fuses Butler’s quilt-making practice with the photography of Gordon Park
Thomas Cole is remembered as one of America's earliest and most significant landscape painters.
Long layovers are synonymous with exhaustion, boredom, and anxiety as beleaguering travelers wait for their connecting flights.
The Cincinnati Art Museum will present artist, educator and poet Roberto Lugo during a seven-month solo exhibition Roberto Lugo: Hi Def Archives March 17–September 24, 2023.
In many cultures, green is the color of rebirth and prosperity, a harbinger of life and spring. However, placed within the context of the nineteenth century, green begins to represent the dualities of inspiration and melancholia, health and sickness, and life and death.
The ancient Greek body is perhaps one of the most recognizable and influential forms in art history.
On Monday February 6, at 4:17 am local time, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Turkey and Syria, lasting over two minutes.
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 incredible heights.
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.