Inspired by the works of the old masters, Russia-based artist Maria Vasilyeva creates accessories and panels that evoke the style and fine workmanship of the Renaissance. Vasilyeva’s purses, pendants, and brooches feature embroidered portraits, with each stitch appearing to resemble a paint stroke, emulating the technique of classical oil paintings.
Makeup artist Evelyn Affleck is formally trained in the art of beauty, but she still finds time to experiment with...
According to an ancient adage in Korea, paper can last 1,000 years.
Salvador Dalí, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Edgar Degas. These artists are not only some of the most famous painters in art history, but they also share a common experience—copying the works of Old Masters in the Louvre. A long tradition dating back to just after the French Revolution, each year Paris' premier museum grants 250 permits to amateur and professional artists, allowing them to copy the masterpiece of their choice.
Napoli-based creative duo Tanello Production describe their film Mirror as “a short story of similar objects.
Aesthetically ornate and conceptually transcendent, the Gothic style has become one of world's most distinctive architectural movements.
A new discovery by researchers at the University of Cincinnati is upending the way we think about the development of Western Civilization. More than one year after discovering the 3,500-year-old tomb of a Bronze age warrior in Greece, an incredible piece of carved stone could rewrite art history. Known as the Griffin Warrior tomb, the Greek government hailed it as “most important to have been discovered in 65 years.
Throughout history, artists have employed their talents as a means of self-expression.
Admired by art experts, popular with the public, and widely exhibited in the world's top museums, Impressionism has dominated the...
Most creatives, from painters to photographers, will have come across the Rule of Thirds at some point. Anyone who deals in producing visually appealing work will have had this golden guideline pushed on them in order to achieve a balanced composition. But what is the Rule of Thirds? And where does it come from? What is the Rule of Thirds?
Philippe Halsman's 1948 portrait of surrealist painter Salvador Dalí—entitled Dalí Atomicus—is one of the art world’s most famous images.
Cats never cease to delight us with their dashing good looks and penchant for striking just the right pose.