Many of the so-called Seven Wonders of the Ancient World collapsed into rubble a long time ago, such as the Colossus of Rhodes and the Lighthouse of Alexandria, both of which were destroyed by earthquakes.
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The men who prepared the tombs in the Valley of the Kings used a collaborative process to decorate one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world.
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.
Have you ever wanted to don a perfectly-fitted tuxedo, sip a martini (shaken, not stirred) and then slip off into the night in your sleek, silver Aston Martin DB5?
Classicism, or the reiteration of classical themes, styles and imagery in art, architecture, literature and other cultural aspects, is omnipotent...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.