Today, more and more cultural institutions have started to offer free art resources to the public through online archives. From high-quality reproductions of antique photographs to museum-approved art books, these complimentary materials promote and exhibit the endless possibilities of Internet learning. Recently, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) has opted to contribute to this downloadable, digitized phenomenon with Art of the Poster 1880-1918, a curated collection of posters from the “Golden Age” of graphic design.
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Citing “excessive emotional sensitivity” as a source of artistic inspiration, Korean creative Yang Se Eun, or Zipcy, explores concepts of love in her...
Romanian sculptor Darius Hulea molds metal wire to create incredible artwork reflecting on the inner and outer psyche of man.
Since 2015, self-described “tiny artist” Irene Malakhova has specialized in miniature paintings. Working in watercolors and predominantly inspired by animals, the Russian painter has recently compiled a collection of little living things for her #tiny_creaturesdays series. Malakhova's series of paintings feature a range of cuddly and cute animals, from playful kittens and puppies to baby birds and bees. Though each animal measures no more than a single square inch, every one is rendered in an extraordinary amount of detail.
UK-based artist Liam York creates mesmerizing portraits that appear to magically come to life when the colors are inverted.
Over the course of three weeks, 100 artists were given free reign to take over a dormitory in Paris, making...
Austrian artist Gustav Klimt is known for his ethereal, pattern-rich portraits. Today, several of these canvases are considered masterpieces, though This Kiss, a particularly exquisite piece, seems to float above the rest. Featuring shimmering gold tones, stylized forms, and sentimental iconography, The Kiss has enchanted audiences since its completion in 1908. Today, the awe-inspiring piece is housed in Vienna's esteemed Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, though its illustrious legacy transcends Klimt's Austrian roots.
In need of some summer reading? If so, look no further than the Metropolitan Museum of Art's website.
Throughout the 20th century, creatives across many movements, mediums, and styles began to explore the practice of collage art.
In her new solo show, Stranger Than Earth, artist Redd Walitzki showcases her memorable and meaningful approach to portraiture. Featuring the female figure and intended as commentary on climate change, the pieces that compose the exhibition serve as both stunning surrealist portrayals and as whimsical works of activist art. Each enchanting painting incorporates a range of unexpected influences extracted from Walitzki's own experiences.
California-based artist Russell Powell continues to create impressive imprints that blur the line between traditional portraiture and experimental body art.
The adult coloring craze isn’t just a passing fad.