Art History

June 21, 2024

Rare Photos of Frida Kahlo on Display in New York City

Visionary artist Frida Kahlo led a fascinating life that continues to capture the public's imagination. A new exhibition in New York City gives a deeper insight into all facets of her life by displaying nearly 50 photographs of the artist. FRIDA KAHLO, Forever Yours, on view at Throckmorton Fine Art, moves from her early photographs taken by family members to her iconic portraits by Nickolas Muray.

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June 1, 2024

Explore 700+ Years of Historic Persian Manuscripts for Free Online

Persian history is rich and ancient. The first Persian Empire was founded in 550 BC and was known as the Achaemenid Empire. Persian kingdoms rose and fell in the succeeding centuries, but the culture endured and spread. Today, Persian language dialects are still spoken in Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan. This is reminiscent of the days when Persians dominated art, culture, history, and science across Eurasia.

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April 18, 2024

Historic Paintings Miraculously Saved From Notre-Dame Fire Are Now Back on Display

When Notre-Dame caught fire in 2019, millions of eyes watched, riveted in France and around the world. The devastating fire destroyed much of the roof and spires, and also severely damaging the priceless works of art within the church. The time since has revealed how medieval and modern can work together to rebuild. Building on traditional techniques used to create the cathedral, modern architects and conservators have fought to recreate and preserve.

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