Learn more about the trends and evolution of art in the twentieth century from Matisse and Picasso to Lichtenstein and Warhol!
Explore the history of Pointillism painting, the rationale behind the technique, and meet both classical and modern Pointillists and their works. Includes images, links, video, and quotations from the artists.
"As a rule, each room was home to three families; penury, filth and vice thrived there” These are the words of Artist and Illustrator Carl Larsson, describing his childhood in the slums of Stockholm in the...
The history of the Sistine Chapel in 19 documented facts: from the project of Sixtus IV to the 1980s and 1990s restoration and the led lighting in 2014.
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.
Hiroshi Sugimoto is a contemporary Japanese photographer who experiments with slow shutter speed photography. Born on February 23, 1948, Sugimoto has developed his own signature style with his work.
Learn the differences between two major schools of painting. You’ll then be better able to decide which paintings you like, and understand why you like them.
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...
A critical analysis of 'The Scream'. Adapted from a university essay I wrote in 2003. Includes full references.
The Russian Avant-garde artistic movement is typically thought of existing primarily in the years of 1890-1930 and was a time of artistic freedom, experimentalism, and abstract expression. Rayonnism, Suprematism, and...