There’s more to a miniature painting than meets the eye. Popularized in the 18th century, there’s a rich history behind miniaturist paintings.
Hidden in history are a handful of pioneering women artists who smashed boundaries of gender identity and expectation to achieve success on their own terms.
Decorative art. Fine art. What, exactly, is the difference? Both of these terms are liberally applied to work from the auction block to the gallery space.
Between World Wars, the African American community in Harlem, NYC, brought about a transformative artistic and cultural change through a wide range of art.
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood exploded like a firework in 19th century England. Extinguished almost as quickly, the group survived only a few years.
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.
Margaret Keane remained unknown while her art soared in popularity. Today, Margaret Keane prints and paintings command competitive bidding at auction.
Learn about five Dutch Old Masters whose compelling paintings should be on the radar of any admirer of the Dutch Golden Age painters.
Bernard Buffet had his first retrospective at age 30. Later, he was awarded the Légion d’Honneur, one of France’s top honors for those in the arts. Read the Invaluable buyer's guide to Buffet.
Japanese contemporary artist Takashi Murakami, dubbed “Warhol of Japan,” is known for his unique style known as “superflat.”