According to UBS’s Art Market Report, there were almost 300 international art shows in 2018 across every continent, with about 52% of the fairs in Europe.
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The Baroque and Rococo art movements began in Europe and have notable similarities. Both are recognized for their elaborate decoration and attention to detail.
Millais (1829-1896) was only eleven years old when he was accepted into Britain’s Royal Academy Schools. He was born in Southampton, England but raised by a wealthy family native to the small channel island of Jersey.
In the last decade, some of the rarest Greek sculptures, jewels, and armor from different eras have sold. Below, we’ll introduce you to some of the most culturally interesting gems of Greek antiquity in recent auctions.
African art encompasses the works by native Africans while Oceanic art covers the work by natives of the Pacific islands.
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.
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.
The German painter Christian Schad, born in 1894, was one of the most important representatives of the art movement Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity).
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?