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Art History 101

What Is Queer Art? Haring, Hockney, and Many More!

The complexity and significance of queer art cannot be fully encapsulated within a single article. Its exploration permeates college courses, public...

Rachel Witte 2 June 2023

Belkis Ayon, The Supper, 1991 Artist Stories

Exploring the Collographs of Belkis Ayón, Cuban Master of Printmaking

Belkis Ayón's transgressive art explored a secret all-male religion called the Abakuá in Cuba. She died tragically aged just 32, leaving behind some of the finest print-making of the 20th century.

Candy Bedworth 1 June 2023

Art State of Mind

Why Is St Sebastian a Gay Icon?

One may think that Christian saints have little in common with gay culture, but there is an exception to every rule. If you see a handsome guy in his...

Magda Michalska 1 June 2023

Art State of Mind

The Most Beautiful Rainbows in Paintings for the Pride Month

June was chosen as the Month of Pride to commemorate riots in the neighborhood of Greenwich Village, Manhattan, NYC, which were a response to a...

Magda Michalska 1 June 2023

Expressionism

The Dreaming Youths: A Children’s Book That Parents Would Hide From Their Kids

Like many other Oskar Kokoschka’s works, The Dreaming Youths met with mixed feelings from the public. In the end, it was meant to be a...

Magda Michalska 1 June 2023

art for crawling babies Art State of Mind

Art for Babies – What Crawlers Could Do in the Art World

In the previous article, Artworks Your Infant Will Enjoy, we encouraged you to turn gallery trips into sensory classes for your newborn. While these...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 1 June 2023

Art State of Mind

Art for Babies – Artworks Your Infant Will Enjoy

Art is for everyone, even newborns! Parents who love art can still enjoy museums and galleries with their little ones and the little pre-crawlers are...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 1 June 2023

Literature

Best Books for Little Art Historians

Can you remember what your first experience with art was? Books can be an easy and fun way to stimulate children’s abilities and interests. We...

Dévra Taboada 1 June 2023

Literature

Best Art Books for Little Artists

Learning about art history can be fun! It can stimulate children’s imagination and set them off on their own artistic journeys, whilst teaching...

Dévra Taboada 1 June 2023

Theater & Cinema

What Did Avant-Garde Artists from Midnight in Paris Look Like in Real Life?

In Woody Allen’s 2011 film, Midnight in Paris, Owen Wilson plays a nostalgic screenwriter who somehow finds himself transported back in time to...

Rachel Witte 30 May 2023

Theater & Cinema

Vision of the Female Artist in the Film Adaptation of Little Women

A tale of sisterhood, friendship, and love, the film adaptation of Little Women from 2019 celebrates art in a number of ways. This is mainly through...

Nina Relf 30 May 2023

History

Diego Rivera: The Controversial Story of Man at the Crossroads

At the suggestion of his mother, Nelson Rockefeller commissioned Diego Rivera, a passionate Mexican socialist artist, to paint the mural that was...

Ruxi Rusu 29 May 2023