Did you know that before the 1940s-ad campaign “A Diamond is Forever” for De Beers diamonds, proposing marriage with a precious stone wasn’t much of a thing? Especially not with a diamond engagement ring.
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The Italian Renaissance was a period that embraced intellectualism, humanism, and artistic expression.
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Although notoriously anonymous, everyone knows Banksy, the controversial British artist who brings shock value to art.
As the founder of the Surrealism movement and leading the way for the era of Abstract Expressionism that came after him, Andre Breton was a writer, poet, art collector, and all-around very interesting guy.
Modern realism and post-impressionism both spawned from earlier art movements: realism and impressionism. Household names like Picasso and Van Gogh are part of these respective movements but what are they and how do they relate?
You can start a collection out of anything from antique music boxes to Beanie Babies. But your budget and network can change how easy it’ll be to start.
The idea of sending and selling nude photographs may seem to be a contemporary idea. The saying “sex sells” is cliché, but it does hold a great deal of truth.
When famous works that capture the essence of the artist go up for auction, their value increases given the importance to the oeuvre. Here are recent auction results to consider.
These days, we might take for granted paintings that realistically depict life. After all, much of our modern lives are reflected in actual photographs of people and places.