Like any creative field, art history has its own language. While this reality can be overwhelming for aspiring art historians, having a handy glossary of art terms can make analyzing a work of art a lot less intimidating. In this list, you'll find 20 words that will help you discuss art with ease.
In the age of digital, it can feel really satisfying to write something down.
With today’s technology, it’s easier than ever for photographers to create images that are not only breathtaking but also ignite...
Art history can be intimidating. Seemingly composed of countless movements, mediums, artists, and styles, diving into the study may seem daunting. However, with the right book collection, you'll realize that an understanding of art history is not only possible, but surprisingly attainable. After all, as Ralph Waldo Emerson famously claimed, “every artist was first an amateur.
When it comes to painting, everyone starts out on an even playing field—those that paint well have built their skills...
Given that it’s typically used to crunch numbers, it’s no surprise that some creatives might avoid Microsoft Excel at all...
Have you ever opened your sketchbook with every intent to draw… but then you can’t think of what to sketch? Don’t worry—it happens to even the most seasoned professionals. Although creative block is real, it doesn’t have to be debilitating. To overcome this slump, it’s best to have some easy sketch ideas in your mental queue so that you can start drawing without missing a beat.
If you’ve ever tried to learn photography, you can appreciate the value of expert advice.
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The New York Public Library has just made it a lot easier to take advantage of their digital collection. Not only have they released more than 180,000 pieces of digitized information into the public domain, they've also made it accessible without having to log in. From the letters of Thomas Jefferson to Farm Security Administration photographs by Walker Evans and Dorothea Lange, it's a virtual treasure trove.
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