Hokusai’s The Great Wave off Kanagawa is one of the world’s most celebrated works of art. A prime example of the ukiyo-e practice, this Japanese print has inspired artists and viewers for nearly 200 years. While The Great Wave is instantly recognizable, many may not know of its history, including its surprising evolution, role within a series, and even its lasting legacy. What is The Great Wave off Kanagawa? The Great Wave off Kanagawa is a yoko-e (landscape-oriented)
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In celebration of some of the most influential figures from Bronx history, Brooklyn-based artist Rico Gaston has recently unveiled his...
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With January nearly over, how are your new year’s resolutions going? If you have creative goals but are having trouble making them stick, maybe an art jump start is all you need. Getting a boost is easier than you think; art and photography classes online allow you to refresh your skills or learn new things—all from the comfort of your own home. Among the thousands (upon thousands)
Astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy‘s love of outer space was sparked over 20 years ago while exploring the solar system through his...
Sony continues to tighten its grip as a leader in the mirrorless camera market with the release of the a6400.
Photographer Randal Ford believes that every animal has a story to tell. This compassionate perspective is at the core of his ongoing Animal Portrait Collection, a striking series that explores his subjects’ unique personalities and behaviors. Each revealing photograph features a single animal strategically shot against a stark black or white backdrop.
From ancient Egyptian tomb decorations to modern day graphic design, cats have inspired artists for centuries.
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Visual magic happens on the pages of an artist’s sketchbook. The creative person will take the blank book and, page by page, transform it into an incredible art object that functions as an intimate handheld gallery featuring their work and writing. Artist Dina Brodsky is one such person, as she has kept a sketchbook since she was 18 years old.
When you have a furry best friend, it’s natural to want to celebrate them in any and all ways possible.
In a historic first, China’s Chang’e 4 lunar lander played host to some special guests.