Art History

August 16, 2018

Van Gogh: How the Post-Impressionist’s Work Evolved During His Short Life

The work of Vincent van Gogh is among the most recognizable art in the world. Completed in the second half of the 20th century, the Post-Impressionist‘s collection of drawings and paintings illustrates his artistic interests and the evolution of his practice. While Van Gogh has found a significant amount of fame posthumously, his life was not as untroubled as his characteristically colorful canvases would suggest.

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August 7, 2018

Leonardo Da Vinci’s To-Do List Proves He’s a True Renaissance Man

Many of us are list makers. Lists can help us keep our lives organized, track our goals, and provide a roadmap of ideas and desires. In the digital age, putting pen to paper, creating lists, and keeping notebooks are seeing a surprising resurgence. Just look at the bullet journal trend. But there's one man that takes list making to another level—Leonardo Da Vinci.

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July 30, 2018

15 Surreal Facts About Salvador Dalí

With a career that spanned more than six decades, Salvador Dalí is undoubtedly one of the most influential figures in modern art. Upon his death in 1989, he'd created an astonishing legacy that not only includes his most famous Surrealist paintings, but sculpture, film, photography, and much more. As an eccentric figure from childhood, Dalí loved to push the boundaries—both in his personal and professional life.

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July 19, 2018

Van Gogh Museum Puts Nearly 1,000 Paintings and Drawings Online

If you're a Vincent van Gogh enthusiast, you've probably heard of the Van Gogh Museum, an institution that houses the largest collection of work by the Post-Impressionist painter. In the past, Van Gogh fans would have to travel to Amsterdam to view the museum's holdings; but now, anyone can “visit” the site with the simple click of a mouse.

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