Unencumbered by gallery walls, opening times, and entrance fees, urban art has been illuminating the lives of ordinary people for over 2,000 years.
When Anish Kapoor purchased the exclusive rights to the artistic use of the "blackest black", Vantablack, the art world did not sit idly by.
The saying goes, “every painter paints himself,” and Rembrandt's self-portraits made him one of the most prolific self-portraitists of the Dutch Golden Age.
Henri Cartier-Bresson’s photographs are a time machine to exact moments in history, making him a pioneer of street photography.
From the show-stopping gaze of Girl with a Pearl Earring, Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer has beguiled generations of 17th-century Dutch Baroque art fans.
2023 will mark 110 years since Marcel Duchamp changed perceptions of art by submitting a urinal to a salon. In so doing he questioned what constitutes art.
Some artists can transport the viewer in time and place. L.S. Lowry's depictions of England's urban industrial landscape earned him enduring popularity.
As the 1940s came to a close, a number of artists were looking for something new. Among them, Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, and Clyfford Still were on the search for a new style of abstraction, one that would set them apart from their predecessors and rejected any emphasis on gesture or action. Instead, color was their emotive…
Not many photographers emerge from behind the camera to become as famous as the celebrities they’ve photographed. Annie Leibovitz is different.
Zombie Formalism may have been the most important art movement of the new century but by late 2015 the market had cooled.