North American Art

North American Art

The Bright Age of African-American Art: Harlem Renaissance in the US

In the first quarter of the 20th century, the Harlem region of New York City witnessed an unprecedented surge in artistic production. Known as the...

Merve Parla 4 July 2024

Contemporary Art

13 Black Folk Artists from the American South

The thirteen self-taught artists below, from Bill Traylor to Nellie Mae Rowe, Thornton Dial to Mary T. Smith among others, created some of the most...

Adam Oestreich 4 July 2024

North American Art

Scrimshaw: True American Art

Despite the enormity of whales, those pursuing them could go weeks, even months at a time without seeing a single one. With all that time between...

Anthony de Feo 4 July 2024

Contemporary Art

Norval Morrisseau, The Picasso of the North

The Picasso of the North, as he was known throughout Europe; Copper Thunderbird, as he was known in the Anishinaabe region of Canada. Whatever...

Adam Oestreich 1 July 2024

Women Artists

Making Something Beautiful: An Introduction to Inuit Artist Kenojuak Ashevak

Kenojuak Ashevak (1927–2013) is the most globally recognized Inuit artist. Pioneering the way, she was among the first Inuit artists to garner...

Iolanda Munck 1 July 2024

Women Artists

Art for Climate Change: Emily Carr, Odds and Ends

Art has always had the power to communicate all kinds of emotions; some paintings convey a sense of peace and quiet, while others can make us feel...

Arianna Richetti 1 July 2024

Contemporary Art

Sonya Sklaroff’s Hidden New York

Sonya Sklaroff is a contemporary American painter and artist best known for her cityscapes of New York City. A professor at Parsons School of Design...

Caroline Galambosova 28 June 2024

georgia o'keeffe new york Women Artists

Beyond Flowers and Deserts: Georgia O’Keeffe’s New York

She is definitely best known for her subtle, sometimes almost abstract depictions of flowers and New Mexico landscapes. But there’s also...

Piotr Policht 28 June 2024

Design

Art Deco Design and Architecture in New York and Around the World

Art Deco is a global style of design that first appeared in Europe before World War I and flourished internationally in the 1920s and 1930s. The...

Guest Profile 28 June 2024

North American Art

Keith Haring’s Graffiti in New York Subway

When Keith Haring moved from Pennsylvania to New York City to be an art student, he was inspired by the graffiti art that he saw covering subway cars...

Rachel Istvan 28 June 2024

George Grosz, Manhattan, 1946, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, USA. Detail. Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Manhattan by George Grosz

Manhattan is a masterpiece by George Grosz that expresses the grandeur and struggle of 1940s New York...

James W Singer, 28 June 2024

Review

Georgia O’Keeffe: My New Yorks at the Art Institute of Chicago

When thinking of Georgia O’Keeffe, many would have the image of her breathtaking renderings of nature. Did you know that she also made a series of...

Aniela Rybak-Vaganay 27 June 2024