Although her first work was as a model, Lee Miller (1907-1977)—the trusted confidante of many influential artists and an eyewitness to some of the most extraordinary moments of the twentieth century—made lasting contributions as a photographer.
The Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture is now accepting new submissions through August 2nd, 2021
Savannah College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the launch of a digital art exhibition showcasing the legacy of Savannah painter, educator, museum founder, and civil rights activist Virginia Jackson Kiah, Ph.D.
You can digitally preview up to 4,000 antique and contemporary frames from Lowy’s vast collection with any artwork of your choice.
An incredible artist and businessman, he fortunately lived and worked just as Gutenberg’s printing press (c. 1440) and movable type (c. 1450) began to take off. Dürer produced fine art for wealthy patrons and printed work that was able to, for the first time, be disseminated to the masses.
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art will unveil the acquisition of "Mount Superior, as viewed from Alta, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah" in an exhibition that will explore the origin of the work.
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 plates treated with light-sensitive chemicals.
Gather begins in Niamh O’Malley’s workspace in Temple Bar Gallery + Studios (TBG+S), Dublin, where stone, steel, wood, and glass are shaped, composed, and assembled.
The old notion of “slaying the dragon” has had a pervasive presence in our culture for centuries, yet few know the actual origins of the popular expression. One story that certainly increased the phrase's popularity is that of Saint George, an early Christian martyr that served in the Roman army during the fourth century.
Auctioneer Antoine Petit spotted Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s "Philosopher Reading"—which, on June 26, 2021, sold for £6.6 million ($9.2 million)—during a standard estate inventory of a Parisian apartment.