For centuries, the world has been captivated by the groundbreaking art of Michelangelo. Working in multiple mediums, the Italian artist was a true Renaissance man, culminating in an impressive collection of world-famous works that includes the Sistine Chapel ceiling, an iconic interpretation of David, and the Pietà, a monumental marble sculpture of the Madonna cradling Christ. Crafted in the late 15th century, the Pietà remains one of the most beloved sculptures in the world.
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On October 18, 2019, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA, made history when it launched its 221st spacewalk.
At the end of the 19th century, a movement of “new art” swept through Europe.
For the sake of convenience, art history’s major movements are often associated with single, pioneering figures. The success of Impressionism, for example, is often credited to Claude Monet, while Salvador Dalí is frequently seen as the sole architect of Surrealism. In addition to overly simplifying the complexity of these genres, however, this system of attribution is flawed, as female artists are rarely included in the running.
Driven by a lifelong love of horses, Jill Soukup has made a name for herself as a well-known Western painter.
Historically, most Americans have associated the end of October with Halloween, a festive day dedicated to all things spooky.
If you want to send a message that’s short and to the point, look no further than enamel pins. These wearable works of art are perfect for people who wear their hearts on their sleeves—even when they’re rolled up and ready for business. Case in point? These feminist pins by The Unemployed Philosophers Guild.
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For centuries, the equestrian portrait has played a pivotal role in the politics of art.
Over the last few years, we’ve seen an inspiring surge in inclusive Halloween costumes for kids. Geared toward little ones with disabilities, these elaborate ensembles transform everything from walkers to wheelchairs into festive holiday props. While, in the past, such costumes were mostly manufactured by creative non-profits and particularly artistic parents, they’ve now become a bit more accessible thanks to Target.
Yayoi Kusama has carved out a name for herself as a top contemporary artist.
In the 17th century, artists in Italy began embracing an increasingly elaborate style.