Achieving artistic acclaim in the 1700s was hard, especially for women artists. But Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun defied the odds, becoming a beloved portraitist.
Abstract and free of association with realism or symbolism, Concrete Art emerged in the early 20th century, emphasizing geometric forms and materials.
Nature has been a muse for many artistic movements in history. Among them was the Group of Seven, a collective of 20th century Canadian painters.
By the early years of the 20th century, abstraction had become a buzzword in the art world. But few were as pioneering as the artists of Der Blaue Reiter.
Read 15 captivating stories of artists who were unafraid to explore concepts of sexuality, disregard for cultural norms, or overt political statements.
Whether as a painter, sculptor, author, photographer, or Bauhaus professor, dedicated modernist László Moholy-Nagy couldn’t be constrained by genre.
Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas, two influential artists of the late 19th century, shared techniques and mutual admiration for one another.
Europe's post-war years were a time of rebirth, and art the of the day was typified by the pure expression of Art Informel and Tachisme.
Join us in decoding the symbolism in some of the most iconic paintings of all time and dive deep to discover how secretive these symbols work.
“To each age its art; to art its freedom.” Written on the Vienna Secession Building, it once served as a mission statement for pioneering Austrian artists.