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Curated Stories From Antiquity to Contemporary Art

Gal Gadot’s Casting as Cleopatra Sparks Whitewashing Controversy

  Gal Gadot has been cast as Cleopatra in an upcoming film, spurring controversy over whitewashing in the film industry and of ancient history.    Gal Gadot...

History of Museums: A Look at The Learning Institutions Through Time

  The history of museums is a long one. The existence of Homo Sapiens is linked with art and art is a way of linking...

14.83-carat Pink Diamond Could Reach $38M at Sotheby’s Auction

  A pink, 14.38-carat diamond is expected to fetch up to $38 million from a Sotheby’s auction next month. The massive diamond, called “The Spirit...

6 Reasons Why We Need Public Art

  Public art extends beyond the gallery space and out into the real world, engaging huge audiences from all walks of life. No longer confined...

Death and Destruction: 5 Evil Gods of the Underworld

  Since the dawn of man, there has always been evil. But what is evil exactly, as its definition can be double-sided? Generally, it is...

Art of Awareness: Understanding Environmental Art in 8 Works

  Environmental art exists out there in the great beyond, forming a meaningful connection with the ‘environment’ around it. It is a hugely varied style...

Frank Bowling Has Been Awarded a Knighthood by the Queen of England

  Artist Frank Bowling OBE RA has been bestowed with the honor of Knight Bachelor by the Queen of England. The knighthood has been given...

Shirin Neshat: Recording Dreams in 7 Films

  Photographer, visual contemporary artist, and filmmaker Shirin Neshat uses her camera as a weapon of mass creation to engage in universal themes such as...

6 Great Female Artists Who Had Long Been Unknown

  From the Renaissance to today, there have been many great female artists who have pushed creative boundaries. However, they have too often been overlooked...

5 Art Exhibitions To See This Weekend In London And New York

London and New York boast some of the world’s most vibrant and innovative art exhibitions. Both cities showcase classical and contemporary artists that define...

Vija Celmins: Understanding the Contradiction of Photorealism

  Vija Celmins is a Latvian American visual artist. She first became known in the 1960s for her Photorealistic paintings of war scenes. By the...

Winslow Homer: Perceptions and Paintings During War and Revival

  Winslow Homer is an American painter known for creating images of the Civil War and serene summertime paintings of women and children relaxing by...

Superblue Announces James Turrell, Es Devlin and teamLab Exhibitions

Superblue has announced its opening on December 22, with installations by leading experimental artists James Turrell, Es Devlin and collaborative tech group teamLab. Earlier this...

Imperial Rome vs. Provincial Rome: What’s The Difference?

  The great imperial era of ancient Rome started with the accession of the first emperor, Emperor Augustus, in 27 BC. This era ended with...