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Many Faces: Art Nouveau’s Themes and Influences

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 only appear in paintings. Art Nouveau permeated architecture, textiles, lighting, advertisements, glasswork and more.

The Marvel That Was Michelangelo

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 of the DaVinci

The Mystery of the DaVinci

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

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.

Max Ernst – Did You Know?

Max Ernst – Did You Know?

If you’re familiar with the work of Max Ernst (1891-1976), you might be aware of some of the disturbing and often uncomfortable subjects he deals with.

7 Celebrities and Their Surprising Collections

7 Celebrities and Their Surprising Collections

People love to say that celebrities are just like us, but I have to admit that I’ve never been tempted to collect taxidermied animals, McDonald’s Happy Meal toys, or– brace yourself– coat hangers.

What is Vintage? A Thorough Examination

What is Vintage? A Thorough Examination

Imagine this: you’ve just purchased the coolest shirt from your favorite resale shop. One of your friends sees it the first day you wear it and says, “Wow, nice shirt!”

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