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Mia Forbes

Mia Forbes
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Mia is a contributing writer from London, with a passion for literature and history. She holds a BA in Classics from the University of Cambridge. Both at work and at home, Mia is surrounded by books, and enjoys writing about great works of fiction and poetry. Her first translation is due to be published next year.

11 Most Expensive American Art Auction Results in the last 10 Years

  The 2010s proved an exceptional decade for the art industry, with the world’s most expensive painting sold at auction, ever-increasing interest in native and...

11 Most Expensive Auction Results in Ancient Art in the Last 5 Years

  Throughout the centuries, the lure of the ancient world has evoked curiosity and interest, from the Neoclassical movement to the continued use of ancient...

Can A Nude Photograph Of A Child Ever Be Considered Art?

  What is allowable in the realm of fine art photography? The tantalizing genre of erotic art has existed since antiquity, but over the increasingly...

11 Most Expensive Old Master Artwork Auction Results In The Last 5 Years

Centuries after they were created, the masterpieces of the Old Masters continue to attract the attention and admiration of a global audience. The desire...

11 Most Expensive Fine Art Photography Auction Results In The Last 10 Years

In the 21st century, photography has come to be respected as a form of art equal to that of painting or sculpture. While cameras...

10 Ancient Egyptian Inventions That Will Surprise You

  The pharaohs of Egypt presided over a huge kingdom for thousands of years, taming vast stretches of wilderness, erecting monuments that have stood the...

11 Most Expensive Auction Results in Modern Art in the Last 5 Years

All markets fluctuate and the art trade is no exception, but over the last five years, some of the most important, famous, and expensive...

10 Ancient Greek Inventions That Will Surprise You

  The ancient Greeks brought us all sorts of important innovations, from democracy, born in 6th century BC Athens, to the Olympics, which began as...

10 Ancient Roman Inventions That Will Surprise You

  Ancient Rome was famously home to the Colosseum, dozens of column-flanked temples, and numerous bathhouses, but the Eternal City was also filled with a...

10 Mesopotamian Inventions That Will Surprise You

  Ancient Mesopotamia was a powerhouse of agriculture and trade, giving rise to some of the most powerful empires and kingdoms the world had ever...

Roman God Names: 10 That Are Still Used Today

  The Romans worshipped a pantheon of gods descended from the deities of ancient Greece, each one of whom presided over his own domain and...

Imperial Names: 10 Emperor’s Names That Are Used Today

  From the revered to the revolting, the emperors of ancient Rome certainly left a legacy. While some of them were known for their tyrannical...

Roman Goddess Names: 10 Historical Names And Their History

  Famed for their beauty, passion, and power, the goddesses of ancient Rome have always provided inspiration for the names of people, places, and characters....

Understanding Ai Weiwei In 10 Works Of Art

Ai Weiwei ranks among the most prominent and controversial figures in the world of contemporary art. Throughout the 21st century, he has produced a...