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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

Myths and Legends, Pablo Picasso, Barque de naïades et faune blessé, 1937, Ancient Greece

The Myth of the Minotaur: Monster or Victim?

Greek myth tell us that brave warrior Theseus kills the monstrous Minotaur in a labyrinth. But who is the villain here?

Candy Bedworth 27 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

Contemporary Art

Meet Lina Iris Viktor and Her Gilded African Queens

Lina Iris Viktor (b. 1987) is a Liberian-British multidisciplinary artist. She lives and works in Italy, maintaining a limited presence on social...

Errika Gerakiti 27 June 2024

History

Queer Mythological Characters

This list of queer mythological characters and deities from around the world, encompassing homosexuality, bisexuality, transgender identities, and...

Martha Teverson 27 June 2024

Myth and Legend, John Singer Sargent, Orestes pursued by the Furies, 1921, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA Herstory

5 Mythological Superheroes Who Could Star in Marvel Movies

Superheroes are nothing new, they were praised throughout antiquity. We present 5 Goddesses who could be the next movie legends!

Candy Bedworth 27 June 2024

Ancient Greece

Mythological Heroes in Art: Triumph & Tragedy

Mythological heroes have been depicted in artworks countless times throughout history. We are constantly returning to their timeless tales in art and...

Jenna Burns 27 June 2024

Painting

Greek Mythological Creatures That Combine Female Beauty and Beastly Ugliness

Gods, goddesses, demigods, horrible monsters, and beasts of hybrid forms roam the world of Ancient Greek mythology. Their heredity shaped many of the...

Bolor Jargalsaikhan 27 June 2024

Badass Women of Greek Mythology: Ancient Art

The Top 5 Most Badass Women of Greek Mythology

Most people have heard stories of the most famous Greek gods and heroes: Zeus, Poseidon, Heracles, Hades, etc. But what about the tales and woes of...

Lauren Dorsey 27 June 2024

Women Artists

Rosa Bonheur in 10 Paintings

Rosa Bonheur’s paintings are some of the most acclaimed depictions of animals in Western art history, making her one of the most important...

Jimena Escoto 26 June 2024

Animals

Rosa Bonheur’s Magnificent Lions and the Portrait of Wildlife

Painting animals is part of a tradition in European art dating back to the 17th century when animal-specialized painters began contributing to...

Rute Ferreira 26 June 2024