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25+ Stunning Photos From Burning Man 2018 Give a Glimpse of Its Wild Creativity – Sara Barnes

With Labor Day weekend past, the festivities of Burning Man now exist as memories for its temporary citizens. More than 70,000 people made their way to Black Rock City in the Nevada desert for the unique event this year. They were accompanied by incredible artwork and structures—adhering to the theme of I, Robot—designed by artists and architects from around … Continue reading 25+ Stunning Photos From Burning Man 2018 Give a Glimpse of Its Wild Creativity – Sara Barnes

9 Bold & Powerful Women Who Shaped the Art World – Jessica Stewart

While the art world has historically seen a gender imbalance, this doesn’t mean that there have not been important women working on the scene. Artists themselves often get highlighted, but many female art patrons past and present have helped shape the way we view art. In fact, history is littered with trailblazing women who have … Continue reading 9 Bold & Powerful Women Who Shaped the Art World – Jessica Stewart

How Female Painter Mary Cassatt Became an Important Impressionist Figure – Kelly Richman-Abdou

As a prominent Impressionist artist, Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) is often regarded as one of art history's most famous female painters. An unmarried American woman living in Paris, Cassatt was able to make a name for herself in the male-dominated movement, defying 19th century gender expectations and paving the way for future female artists. In addition … Continue reading How Female Painter Mary Cassatt Became an Important Impressionist Figure – Kelly Richman-Abdou

Photo Essay: A Staircase as Art — atmtx photo blog

Library Stairs – Austin, Texas As I was shooting around the new Austin Central Public Library, I became fascinated by the staircase that leads to the parking garage. Perhaps more than I should. But it was shiny, colorful and architectural. The hard geometry made it interesting, with a look that can change noticeably, just with […] … Continue reading Photo Essay: A Staircase as Art — atmtx photo blog

The Horrible Inspiration Behind One of Picasso’s Great Works – Toby Saul

Pablo Picasso had been searching for three months for something to paint in April 1937. Living in Paris, the Spanish artist had been given a commission to produce a mural for the Spanish Pavilion of the 1937 Paris World’s Fair. Turmoil had disrupted his process, both in his private life and in the civil war … Continue reading The Horrible Inspiration Behind One of Picasso’s Great Works – Toby Saul

Frida Kahlo Writes a Personal Letter to Georgia O’Keeffe After O’Keeffe’s Nervous Breakdown (1933) – Colin Marshall

Important twentieth-century painters, as every student of art history learns, didn't tend to sail smoothly through existence. Those even a little interested in famed Mexican self-portraitist Frida Kahlo have heard much about the travails both romantic and physical she endured in her short life. But in this lesser-known instance, another artist suffered, and Kahlo offered the solace.Available to … Continue reading Frida Kahlo Writes a Personal Letter to Georgia O’Keeffe After O’Keeffe’s Nervous Breakdown (1933) – Colin Marshall

2000+ Years of Dogs in Art, From Ancient Mosaics to Instagram Selfies – Sara Barnes

Dog art was also found in the first century AD. One charming example includes a pair of canines found near Civita Lavinia, Italy in 1774. A painter and art dealer named Gavin Hamilton had excavated a place aptly-named Dog Mountain and discovered, among other things, a marble portrait of two hounds. According to The British Museum, … Continue reading 2000+ Years of Dogs in Art, From Ancient Mosaics to Instagram Selfies – Sara Barnes

Color and Texture in Porto’s Palácio da Bolsa — Discover

Walking the streets of Porto, Portugal, the blogger at Travel Gourmand shares the city’s flare for ornament, including the stunning, gilded Arab Room at Palácio da Bolsa, the city’s old stock exchange. via Color and Texture in Porto’s Palácio da Bolsa — Discover     Your kindly Donations would be so effective in order to fulfill … Continue reading Color and Texture in Porto’s Palácio da Bolsa — Discover

Six Wives No Henry: Ann Foster Is Here to Make History Fun — Discover

Writer and historian Ann Foster takes us on in-depth Tudor time travels, picking apart convoluted family trees and 16th-century political intrigue with ease and wit. via #SixWivesNoHenry: Ann Foster Is Here to Make History Fun — Discover Your kindly Donations would be so effective in order to fulfill our future research and endeavors - Thank you … Continue reading Six Wives No Henry: Ann Foster Is Here to Make History Fun — Discover

Redefining the Hero: The Extrapolated Costume Design of Wonder Woman — Discover

Wonder Woman was filled with beautiful, powerful costuming, and a rich, detailed culture for the Amazons — and it all came from Lynda Carter and her 1970’s leotard. via Redefining the Hero: The Extrapolated Costume Design of Wonder Woman — Discover   Your kindly Donations would be so effective in order to fulfill our future research … Continue reading Redefining the Hero: The Extrapolated Costume Design of Wonder Woman — Discover

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