From Edgar Degas' sculpture and paintings to the painted works of Renoir and other Impressionist artists, ballet and ballerinas inspired some of the most beautiful art of the 19th century.
Painter van Gogh created this series to decorate the walls of the bedroom of his poet friend, Paul Gaugin. The friendship did not endure the paintings do.
The kiss can be an obligatory greeting, a sign of respect, a personal expression of caring concern, and so much more.
The article summarizes the career of American artist Willem de Kooning, who became the most influential and perhaps the highest paid abstract artist in American history.
Examinations on various artworks show that the painter and the painting have an intimate and important connection. This gives a reason as to why understanding the biography and ethnicity of an artist is important in interpreting his artwork.
Art History: Here I provide information on the bronze "David" statue by Donatello and the "School of Athens" painting by Raphael, as well as the larger role each piece plays in the Renaissance time period in Europe.
Geometric Mouse X Sculpture by Claes Oldenburg is a public art sculpture located in downtown Houston.
Painted screens are a unique folk art tradition of Baltimore, Maryland that gave inhabitants of narrow streets privacy. Includes how to paint a screen as well as a gallery of decorated screens.
Camille Pissarro was one of the most prominent Impressionistic artists. He was also a known anarchist. Did his political beliefs find their way into his artwork?
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.
The amazing story of a 3600 year old Minoan wall painting, the civilization that created it, and the incredible catastrophe that preserved it.
Early to Late Christianity is documented through craft arts. This art employs medium such as illuminated manuscripts, ivory carvings, and the diptych style of plaque. Rebecca and Eliezer at the Well, Suicide of Judas and Crucifixion of Christ, Barberini Ivory, etc.
There are many different symbols representing bi pride and bisexual visibility that you may encounter at LGBT+ Pride events.
Dread Scott’s work, “What is the Proper Way to Display a US Flag?” sparked much controversy about whether "desecrating" the US flag in the name of art is protected under free speech.
The Unicorn Tapestries are a set of seven historical art pieces that tell a story of a mythical beast. The collection is housed at The Cloisters museum in New York City, but a reproduction is hanging at the Stirling Castle in Scotland.