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John Sewell

John Sewell
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John holds both a BA and an MA in Art History from the University of Birmingham, UK. His academic research focussed on nineteenth and early-twentieth century depictions of narcotics use, addiction and race-relations. However, his interests extend far beyond this; and his work covers an array of topics from many different periods and locations around the world. Alongside writing, he is also the founder of Eazyl - an online art marketplace for emerging artists which charges no commission fees.

5 Art Forgers Who Made Their Way To Fame

  You might argue that a famous art forger is a bad one. However, many of the world’s most famous art forgeries spent many years...

7 Famous Artists Who Experimented with Narcotics

  When you think of artists and narcotics, you might conjure up images in your mind of Hieronymus Bosch’s nightmarish biblical scenes or Salvador Dalí’s...

Gustave Caillebotte: 10 Facts About The Parisian Painter

  Gustave Caillebotte is now considered to be one of the most recognizable artists of Paris' golden age, the Fin-de-Siècle. Although he is now known...

Jacques-Louis David: Painter And Revolutionary

  Jacques-Louis David was one of the most well-known painters of the Neoclassical era and his work has become a ubiquitous symbol of the French...

Marina Abramovic – A Life In 5 Performances

  Marina Abramovic is one of the most influential members of performance art in the 20th century. Her deep-rooted sense of personal psychological power formed...

How Did A Dog Discover The Lascaux Cave Paintings?

  As World War II raged through Europe, Marcel Ravidat took his dog for a stroll along the river near his home in the countryside...