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Louise Irpino

The Mystery of Japan's Dogū Figures

The history of these fascinating ancient figurines and their greater connection to Jōmon pottery and Japanese pop culture are essential in uncovering why scholars can’t seem to crack what the...

Writing, by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

Louise Irpino

The Search for Lost, Stolen, and Destroyed Art

Art can be priceless in a monetary sense, but it is most certainly priceless in a cultural sense. And if it’s lost, someone will be out there to find it.

PAUL SIGNAC, PORTRAIT OF FÉLIX FÉNÉON, 1890.

Emma Segrest

What’s the Point of Pointillism?

Pointillism is a painting style where dots of color are layered on a surface. When viewed from a distance, the dots create a blend of colors and shading that make...

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Lily Frye

Art Restoration: Keeping History Alive

From modern architecture like Fallingwater to medieval cathedrals like Notre Dame, intense and delicate care is required to continue these historical landmarks’ lives. Art restoration reminds people to care deeply...

Mischief

Madelyn Kenney and Taylor Hunt

From Predator Claws to Manicured Paws: Victoria...

We can walk our way backward in history in this timeline of artistic and technological innovation as a way to appreciate the early age of photography as an art form...

Sad paintings

Jesslyn Low

Ten Paintings That'll Make You Cry

When words fail us, art can become the beacon of light that recognizes some of the more painful emotions that come with the experiences of being human. Here are ten...

The Most Popular Art Memes

Jesslyn Low

The Most Popular Art Memes

Memes have introduced a whole new way to interact with others, and fine works of art are no exception, the rich variety that artwork lends to memeable images has allowed...

Master of the Embroidered Foliage Virgin and Child in a Landscape

Taylor Hunt

Anonymity in Art

When studying art history, the names of artists hold a special significance in identifying personal styles. For example, one can easily identify an abstract, fragmented Cubist work as being that...

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Janine Mae Dela Cueva

The History of Tattoo Art

Despite the negative connotation of tattoos in the past, tattoo art presently became a form of fashion and self-expression. As for the traditional tattooing practice, more people are getting it...

A Bar at the Folies-Bergère,

Janine Mae Dela Cueva

The Mystery Behind Édouard Manet's Last Painting

Édouard Manet will always be remembered as “the first of the moderns, and a bold, influential artist.” We analyze one of his most controversial paintings, A Bar at the Folies-Bergère."