Art history
Art history is the study of objects of art in their historical development and stylistic contexts, i.e. genre, design, format, and style. This includes the "major" arts of painting, sculpture, and arc...
Art history - Wikipedia
Wu Zetian's Bold Move at the Spectacular Longmen Grottoes
The Longmen Grottoes remain one of the most sacred places in China. Which is why they were a perfect place for Wu Zetian, the country's first female ruler, to make a statement about her power. From: ...
Biserica Domnească din Curtea de Argeș-Princely Church Curtea de Argeș-Ιεροσ Ναοσ Αγιοu Νικολαου
Biserica datează din anul 1352, fiind realizată în cruce greacă înscrisă. Biserica Sfântul Nicolae Domnesc este unul dintre cele mai reprezentative monumente ale arhitecturii românești medievale, fiin...
Muses, an Underwater Photography Series, Looks Like Baroque Art
Each striking photo looks like a 17th-century painting come to life.
Quebec mosque shooting: Police arrest a suspect and a witness
One of the two men detained over the incident, that killed six people, is a witness, police say.
Brooklyn Bridge opens - May 24, 1883
On this day in History, Brooklyn Bridge opens on May 24, 1883. Learn more about what happened today on History.
Unsealing Of Christ's Reputed Tomb Turns Up New Revelations
For just 60 hours, researchers have had the opportunity to examine the holiest site in Christianity. Here's what they've found.
Loving Vincent - Film Trailer
The ambitious animation aims to tell the story of Vincent Van Gogh’s influential but troubled life, using 12 hand-made oil paintings per second that were created in the style of the legendary painter....
The Book of Miracles: Wondrous Medieval Illustrations of Divine Horror
The Book of Miracles: Wondrous Medieval Illustrations of Divine Horror
6 Famous Ghost Towns And Abandoned Cities
Abandoned ruins are usually associated with ancient cities like Pompeii or Machu Picchu, but many 19th and 20th century settlements were also left to rot after natural disasters, wars or economic depr...
Rebel Paleolithic Artist Breaks The Rules, Draws A Campsite 13,800 Years Ago
ientists have uncovered a rock engraving that may be the earliest known depiction of a human society. The ancient engraving of what appears to be a hunter-gatherer camp dates back about 13,800 years t...
Alphonse Mucha - 27 Artworks, Bio & Shows on Artsy
Find the latest shows, biography, and artworks for sale by Alphonse Mucha. Alphonse Mucha is synonymous with Art Nouveau, a style of fine art, decorative art, and architecture that broke with the...
Richard Neutra’s Therapeutic Architecture
In 1929, four years after he established himself as an independent architect on the west coast, Richard Neutra completed his masterpiece, the Lovell Health House. Nested in a seemingly impossible to r...
Top 10 Paintings By Peter Paul Rubens
The Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens (1577- 1640) was one of the foremost figures of Baroque painting. A highly prolific artist who is credited with more than 1000 works was a master of drama and col...
Eight Things You May Not Know About Picasso
Pablo Picasso died on April 8, 1973, having become arguably the most famous artist of the 20th century. His productivity was unmatched, with tens of thousands of works to his name, including groundbre...
Urban iconography
Urban iconography is a branch of iconography, a term used both extensively, to mean a collection of illustrations of a specific subject and, within art history, the study of the subject matter of figu...
Pedro de Mena
Pedro de Mena or Pedro Mena y Medrano (August 1628 - 13 October 1688) was a Spanish sculptor.
He was born at Granada, in Andalusia. He was a pupil of his father Alonso de Mena as well as of Alonzo...
Pedro de Mena - Wikipedia
Muses, an Underwater Photography Series, Looks Like Baroque Art
Each striking photo looks like a 17th-century painting come to life.
Quebec mosque shooting: Police arrest a suspect and a witness
One of the two men detained over the incident, that killed six people, is a witness, police say.
Jan Gossaert
Jan Gossaert (c. 1478 – 1 October 1532) was a Flemish painter also known as Jan Mabuse (the name he adopted from his birthplace, Maubeuge) or Jennyn van Hennegouwe (Hainaut), as he called himsel...
Jan Gossaert - Wikipedia
Brooklyn Bridge opens - May 24, 1883
On this day in History, Brooklyn Bridge opens on May 24, 1883. Learn more about what happened today on History.
Unsealing Of Christ's Reputed Tomb Turns Up New Revelations
For just 60 hours, researchers have had the opportunity to examine the holiest site in Christianity. Here's what they've found.
Wouter Crabeth II
Wouter Pietersz. Crabeth II (1594 – c. 18 June 1644) was a Dutch Golden Age painter.
Wouter Crabeth was born in Gouda in 1594, the son of the writer and politician Pieter Woutersz. Crabeth. He was...
Wouter Crabeth II - Wikipedia