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Curated Stories From Antiquity to Contemporary Art

The World’s Most Prestigious Art Fairs

According to UBS’s Art Market Report, there were almost 300 international art shows in 2018 across every continent, with about 52% of the fairs

Baroque and Rococo Art compared: The Masculine and the Feminine

The Baroque and Rococo art movements began in Europe and have notable similarities. Both are recognized for their elaborate decoration and attention to detail.

Who was Sir John Everett Millais and the Pre-Raphaelites?

Millais (1829-1896) was only eleven years old when he was accepted into Britain’s Royal Academy Schools. He was born in Southampton, England but raised by a wealthy family

Top 10 Greek Antiquities Sold In The Last Decade

In the last decade, some of the rarest Greek sculptures, jewels, and armor from different eras have sold. Below, we’ll introduce you to some of the most culturally

Top 10 African & Oceanic Art Sold in the Last Decade

African art encompasses the works by native Africans while Oceanic art covers the work by natives of the Pacific islands.

5 Lesser-Known Wonders of the Ancient World

Many of the so-called Seven Wonders of the Ancient World collapsed into rubble a long time ago, such as the Colossus of Rhodes and the Lighthouse of Alexandria, both of which were destroyed by earthquakes.

How Ancient Egyptians Lived and Worked in the Valley of Kings

The men who prepared the tombs in the Valley of the Kings used a collaborative process to decorate one of the most famous archaeological sites

Christian Schad: Important facts about the German artist and his work

The German painter Christian Schad, born in 1894, was one of the most important representatives of the art movement Neue Sachlichkeit

Many Faces: Art Nouveau’s Themes and Influences

Art Nouveau is a style that was widespread in Europe from the 1890s to World War I. It was known as a total art style because it didn’t

Get Your Digits on James Bond’s Classic Ride from Goldfinger

Have you ever wanted to don a perfectly-fitted tuxedo, sip a martini (shaken, not stirred) and then slip off into the night in your sleek, silver Aston Martin

Classicism and the Renaissance: the rebirth of antiquity in Europe

Classicism, or the reiteration of classical themes, styles and imagery in art, architecture, literature and other cultural aspects, is omnipotent in western society. In fact, democracy itself was born from

The Marvel That Was Michelangelo

Born Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni in 1475 in the town of Caprese, just outside of Florence, Michelangelo experienced an upbringing both marred by sadness but also fortuitous in its fortune.

The Mystery behind DaVinci’s Salvator Mundi

Leonardo DaVinci’s painting Salvator Mundi (c. 1500) shattered past auction records. Including the buyer’s premium, the painting reached a whopping $450.3 million.

8 Intriguing Facts to Know about Caravaggio

There have been many influential figures in the history of art, but few left a deep mark. Despite a life of violence, Caravaggio is undoubtedly the most admired Italian master of the early Baroque era.