Jacqueline Martinez

Jacqueline Martinez
Jacqueline Martinez graduated with her BA in English (Writing & Rhetoric, to be fancy) in 2019. During her time in college, she worked in a Miami-based art gallery. She has attended major art fairs like Art Basel and Art Miami, recording new exhibitions and art trends in her articles. In 2018, she studied abroad in France, where she learned about art history in some of the world’s major museums. Since graduating, she has aimed to keep learning while passing on her experiences to those who are novices like she once was.

Learning The Difference: Retro, Vintage, Antique, and Antiquity Explained

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3 Breathtaking Artworks At The Vasari Sacristy In Naples

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The Medici Family: Ultimate Power and Legacy In The Renaissance

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Stolen Art: How Five Masterpieces Vanished

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Claude Cahun: The Androgynous Surrealist Artist

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Top 10 British Drawings and Watercolours sold in the Last 10 Years

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