illustration

Rachel Smythe’s insanely popular webcomic now turned graphic novel (and future Netflix animated series), Lore Olympus, is a recent iteration of this trend – one that combines both the art of…
Summertime’s gardens have long inspired artists and botanists. Botanical illustration emerged around the time of Plato, more than 2,000 years ago. The medium launched not as a fine art, but as a…
Google’s Student Doodle Challenge is wrapping up its stage of public voting and we thought we’d take a moment to share some of our favorite illustrations. This year's U.S. contest called for…
On the topic of selling art, one might immediately think of vast museums, prestigious galleries, and established fairs with only the finest paintings at extraordinary prices. Although these venues…
In 1958, Robert Rauschenberg began a difficult series of illustrations of Dante Alighieri’s fourteenth-century poem Inferno. The thirty-four mixed-media images foreground the process of their…
Devastating consequences within the context of science and medicine are unfortunately nothing new to members of the Black population in colonial spaces. This is particularly evident in the Western…
Santa Claus hasn’t always been the jolly, red-suited, rotund, grandfatherly gift-giver with a reindeer-drawn sleigh we all know. Here’s a look at how art has reflected the changing face (and…
Illuminating the complexity of art-making amid a global pandemic, this December the Amon Carter Museum of American Art (the Carter) will present Sandy Rodriguez in Isolation, a selection of new works…