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How Galileo Galilei Changed the Moon Forever

While our old pal, the Moon, was always shining above us; it wasn’t always obvious how does it really look like. For a long time, this astronomical...

Marta Wiktoria Bryll 27 February 2024

Art State of Mind

You Don’t Have to Look Up to See the Stars: Astronomical Planispheres

For hundreds of years the sky has been the center of attention for many ancient tribes and cultures. Our history has been a testament to the stars.

Sofia Rodriguez Cuevas 27 February 2024

Photograph of Homai Vyarawalla: India’s First Female Photojournalist. Photography

Homai Vyarawalla: India’s First Female Photojournalist

Renowned for her groundbreaking achievements, Homai Vyarawalla (1913-2012) left an indelible mark as a trailblazer in the field of photojournalism.

Nikolina Konjevod 26 February 2024

Renaissance

Carlo Crivelli – Enigmatic Renaissance Trickster

We know very little about the life of Carlo Crivelli. The basics of life and death, and little else. We do have a collection of awe-inspiring works,...

Candy Bedworth 26 February 2024

Quiz

QUIZ: What Is Missing from These Paintings? Part 2

Szymon Jocek 26 February 2024

Review

Book Review: The Vanitas & Other Tales of Art and Obsession

In his collection of short stories The Vanitas & Other Tales of Art and Obsession, debut author Jake Kendall revisits various iconic eras of art...

Jenna Burns 26 February 2024

Quiz

QUIZ: Abstract Expressionism for Nerds

Tommy Thiange 26 February 2024

Hokusai Great Wave, Katsushika Hokusai, Under the Wave off Kanagawa, Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1830-1832, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA. Asian Art

Hokusai’s Great Wave Explained

You might not know the title of Hokusai’s print, but Under the Wave off Kanagawa is almost instantly recognizable. His Great Wave reveals...

Marina Kochetkova 26 February 2024

Quiz

QUIZ: Guess the Catholic Saint

Camilla de Laurentis 26 February 2024

Women Artists

Documenting the Internment Experience: Miné Okubo and Citizen 13660

Shortly after the Pearl Harbor attack, thousands of Japanese Americans were forcibly placed in concentration camps. Artist Miné Okubo was in two of...

Lauren Kraut 26 February 2024

Quiz

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know the Impressionists?

Candy Bedworth 26 February 2024

Women Artists

A Full-Fledged Painter: Josephine Nivison Hopper

Josephine Verstille Hopper (née Nivison, 1883-1968) was not just the wife and muse of one of the most renowned American artists of the 20th century,...

Georgian Manea 26 February 2024