Curated Stories From Antiquity to Contemporary Art

What Gives Prints their value?

Prints on the market can range anywhere from a computer-printed version of the Mona Lisa in the Louvre gift shop to a Picasso linocut that is valued near a million dollars.

All you need to know about Cubism

Cubism as an art movement emerged in Paris between 1907 and 1908. It is a collaborative creation by artists like Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque and is classified by its avant-garde appearance.

Ivan Albright: The Master of Decay & Memento Mori

Ivan Albright (1897-1983) was an American artist who painted with a very distinct style. It is hard to mistake his detailed, morbid

El Elefante, Diego Rivera – A Mexican Icon

Diego Rivera is a controversial artist known for his communist views and depictions of Mexican life. Rivera’s work focused on political turmoil and observations.

Fauvism and Expressionism Explained

Paint laid on thick, colors popping off the page, and unnatural hues – fauvism and expressionism are two of the movements that brought these characteristics to life.

The Most Valuable Pokémon Cards

You remember Pokémon cards, right? For you younger readers, it was the analog, 1990’s version of Pokémon Go, wherein players collected cards representing different Pokémon and used them to have elaborate battles and tournaments.

6 of the Most Interesting Diamonds in the World

What makes a diamond interesting? Sometimes its size, sometimes its color, sometimes its historical connections– but there can be little doubt that, as a civilization, we’re surprisingly fascinated by these shiny bits of pressurized carbon.

What is the Dada art movement?

If there’s one word that sums up the Dada art movement, it would probably be “nonsensical.” The point was for it not to make sense.

5 Techniques of Printmaking as Fine Art

Printmaking, as an artform, has existed in China since 105 AD and made its appearance in European art during the 15th century. Though printed impressions are not one of a kind

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Georgia O’Keefe

Known lovingly as the Mother of American Modernism, Georgia O’Keefe was innovative and unparalleled. She challenged the boundaries of traditional American style, combining abstraction with realist representation.

8 of the World’s Most Valuable Art Collections

It’s interesting to consider that much of the world’s masterpieces aren’t all displayed at the biggest museums or public spaces. Instead, they’re bought and sold by a select few billionaires

Fascinating Facts About French Artist Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) started with Impressionism but ventured into Primitivism, Symbolism, and led the way for Fauvism. His various styles, eccentric lifestyle, and noteworthy body of work makes Gauguin a memorable character in art history.

Paul Cézanne: The Father of Modern Art

Considered the “Father of modern art”, Post-Impressionist Paul Cezanne’s fresh, lively canvases broke with artistic tradition and led the way for the 20th century avant-garde.

Rembrandt: From Rags To Riches And Back Again

There is undeniable romance to the tale of a great but misunderstood artist, whose fame arrives only after a tragic, penniless death. The story of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, on the other hand, is not so simple.