Sam Malone

Author

A writer devoted to the arts with a Master's degree in English and a specialization in film studies/history. Ars longa, vita brevis.

Articles by Sam

Painting

The Saddest Paintings in Art History

Of the broad spectrum of human emotions, sadness is the one that has been a common underlying element of many famous artworks to date. The...

Sam Malone 17 June 2024

History

The Great Depression: An Unprecedented Time in Art History

In the late 1920s and early 1930s, the Great Depression wreaked havoc on the world, especially in the United States. In 1933,  Franklin D. Roosevelt...

Sam Malone 1 May 2024

Artist Stories

Pierre-Auguste Renoir: The Impressive Life of an Impressionist

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, a leading member of Impressionism, was perhaps the most vibrant painter of color and light in the famous French movement.

Sam Malone 22 February 2024

Painting

One Final Masterpiece: 7 Last Paintings from Great Masters

Hippocrates said that life is short, and art is long. Every great artist left behind iconic works of art that have lived long after their death. Some...

Sam Malone 11 December 2023