Photography can help capture the world around us, but this incredible instrument can be used in a myriad of ways. There are many types of photography, but maybe none as difficult to pin down as fine art photography. So varied in its results, a precise definition is nebulous at best. But, one thing is for certain—fine art photography places the photography, as artist, at the center.
It turns out that Renaissance diners in Italy enjoyed a little music with their feasts.
Lying as a sleeping giant in a bed of granite, the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, Egypt is an incredible look...
Launched on June 6 with D-Day, the Normandy Invasion lasted throughout the summer of 1944, as Allied troops liberated all of northern France. Now, in order to make information about the Invasion more accessible, the PhotosNormandie Flickr account has over 4,300 archival images from D-Day to August 1944 available in one location. From iconic images like Into the Jaws of Death by Robert F.
Our four-legged friends are often the muses for art of all kinds.
Since making its colorful debut in the 1950s, Pop Art has remained a prominent artistic movement.
When we think of the abstract in terms of art, great painters like Jackson Pollock or Piet Mondrian come to mind, but painting isn't the only artistic field where abstraction comes into play. Since the world's first photograph in the 19th century, artistic photographers have been experimenting with how a camera—ostensibly used to capture reality—can be manipulated to give a different view of the world around us.
While Lewis Carroll's most beloved book, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, is renowned for its surreal subject matter and “curiouser and curiouser” plot,...
If you’ve ever taken a course on American history, you're probably familiar with artist John Trumbull's iconic painting, Declaration of Independence.
With a one-of-a-kind style and a pioneering approach to painting, Claude Monet is renowned as an influential Impressionist figure. Using distinctively dappled brushstrokes, a characteristically colorful range of tones, and a focus on light, the French artist created compositions that captured the essence of the movement, which first gained prominence in the 1870s. Throughout his successful career as an artist, Monet created over 2,500 works. These pieces span various mediums including paintings, pastels, and drawings.
The 1860s in the United States was a time of turmoil and change.
Mexican painter Frida Kahlo is renowned for her symbolic subject matter, colorful canvases, and extensive series of self-portraits.