art history

Artists have long explored human feelings through a variety of media and perspectives. Love and anger, opposite as well as complementary forces, provide us with some of the most captivating examples…
Towards the end of May 2022, a thirty-six-year-old man appeared to smear cake and icing across the lower half of the legendary Mona Lisa. Read on for more information about this attempted vandalism…
While much of modern lace is loomed by machine, until the mid-nineteenth century, the art of lacemaking was a painstaking and time-consuming craft produced predominantly by women. Despite being a…
The story of the Last Supper is a pivotal one in the Bible and Christians view it as the basis for the Holy Communion rite. Leonardo da Vinci’s fresco adorns a wall of the refectory at Santa Maria…
Copying within the context of the art world has evolved over the centuries. What was once understood as a vital tool for study and learning is now often perceived, especially by laymen, as a kind of…
Archeologist gives inside look at their research process & unpacks discoveries. When one hears the name "Nasca,"* the first thing that comes to mind is probably the monumental geoglyphs of the…
Regardless of gender, ethnicity, creed, or political ideology, one thing for certain is we are going to die. Death is the inevitable fate in the plight of man and the great equalizer to all.…
The much anticipated, yet long-delayed, Whitney Biennial 2022: Quiet as It’s Kept opened on April 6 and will continue through September 5. Over the years, the show has become one of those signature…