“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.
A glen at dawn dappled with white dew drops. A panorama of the windswept countryside. Such celebrations of nature defined the Barbizon School.
French artist Henri Matisse, revered for innovating the use of vivid color, held tremendous influence over 20th-century art, and his legacy endures today.
Social Realism can be traced back to the 18th century, reaching its peak in the 20th century. One could argue that it transcends place and time.
The Golden Ratio, golden section, divine proportion, or the rule of thirds, has been used by artists to give their work a certain 'je ne sais quoi'.
Helen Frankenthaler was among the most significant American abstract artists of the 20th century, celebrated for her contribution to Color Field painting.
From inspiring each other’s work to capturing each other’s likenesses, Edouard Manet and Edgar Degas were as much rivals as they were friends.
Anamorphic artists engage with reality in a way that invites the viewer to look a little harder, or interact a little differently.
As much storyteller as artist, the vibrant, sinuous, energetic art of Ernie Barnes is a depiction of Black American culture.
Collaborative artistic trips have inspired competition and produced treasured artworks. “I’ve always thought it ridiculous for painters to live alone,” van Gogh.