A set of drawing pencils and a sketchbook will help you begin your artistic journey, but the right pen may be the tool to bring your idea to life. Pens can offer consistent linework to artists that specialize in intricate details as well as bold, expressive marks that are reminiscent of brushes. It all depends on what type of pen it is.
Inspired by liquid mercury, Cloud Gate is a 110-ton elliptical sculpture of highly polished stainless steel plates.
Most people are in two camps when it comes to bees.
The Bauhaus was a legendary avant-garde movement and school first founded in Germany in 1919. Though it lasted a relatively short period before pressure from Nazi forces forced it to close, the work created there continues to influence architecture, art, craft, typography, and design. The Bauhaus was founded by Walter Gropius, an influential German architect and pioneer of the modernist movement—namely the International Style.
Do you consider yourself an amateur architecture or design lover?
Almost no architectural style is as whimsical and unique as Art Nouveau.
Pablo Picasso once said that “sculpture is the art of the intelligence.” Indeed, sculpture has a long and storied history dating back to antiquity. In both Western and Eastern cultures, refined sculpture has been a hallmark of high culture. Whether using wood, stone, or metal, sculptors have achieved incredible results in three dimensions. And while there are plenty of marvelous sculptures that have been created over time, some have become landmarks in art history.
The macho, paint-flinging poster boys of Abstract Expressionism—Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning—are often considered the pioneers of the style.
In the grand scheme of things, our existence is a blip on the radar.
Have you ever wondered what is the tallest building in the world? Well, it is currently Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. This towering building holds the record at an impressive height of 828 meters, or 2,722 feet. With such a feat of architecture and engineering, the building is sure to be full of interesting stories and lessons to be learned.
The world wouldn’t be the place it is today without the sacrifices of those who have come before us.
World-renowned painter and sculptor Michelangelo—a star artist of the High Renaissance in Italy—remains one of the best known artists in...