Artist Charles Criner drew cartoons at an early age. It served him well during his Army days and beyond. He worked for both The Houston Post and The Houston Chronicle newspapers in Houston as a cartoonist. He now works at The Printing Museum in Houston as the resident artist.
Stone carving as an art has created marvellous sculptures in India, even in caves. Tourists travel far to see these excellent creations in temples and historical buildings.
On October 9, 1991, the artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude simultaneously opened 3,100 umbrellas placed between two sites in California and Japan. This is the story of that project.
The history of raku, its purpose and function in Japanese society, as well as the characteristics of Japanese raku pottery are all discussed in this article.
A voluptuous beauty, questionable reputation, and a sad ending: A fascinating life account of an English Pre-Raphaelite art model Fanny Cornforth
Norman Rockwell is a legendary illustrator remembered for his work in the Saturday Evening Post. He provided beloved portraits of America and Americans that are considered part of the American Tradition.
This article takes a look at the meaning of bamboo in east Asian art, some of the great Chinese bamboo painters, and a little about Chinese, Japanese, and Korean bamboo paintings.
Ever since I was a little girl I've had a fascination with fairies. There are so many stories about them in so many cultures and traditions, that I can't help but wonder whether there is some basis in truth for their existence.
View nine masterpiece paintings from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and learn something about the expanding museum campus and more.
I had long seen this beautiful quilt hanging at the Fresno Adult Education foyer and wondered about it. I did some checking and talked with a few people before finding the answers of a unique textile art form made by the Hmong people. Here is what I uncovered.
Artist Charles Criner has created a series of lithographs and paintings regarding the subject of cotton picking. View some of his creations and learn their meaning.
The Katy Contemporary Art Museum in Katy was the 1st of its kind in Fort Bend County. See photos here. Currently closed, the hope is to build a new museum.
Carp art - and in particular koi art - is some of the most famous artwork to be exported from Asia. In "Chinese and Japanese Koi Fish Art", Chinese and Japanese carp paintings, koi art, and the history and cultural significance behind the carp are discussed.
In the summer of 1849, a picture went on exhibition in London bearing the mysterious initials PRB. It was the first public offering by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, one of a small group of young artists who would completely change the face of British art in the 19th century.
See a photo of The Bonaventure Pine painting by Paul Signac. Learn about the tree, pointillism art, the artist, contemporary artists of that time, and view more examples of his work.