#20th century

Fashion

14 Famous Vogue Covers Created by Famous Artists

It won’t be a lie if I say that Vogue has been one of the most influential magazines in the world for at least a century. So it’s no surprise...

Zuzanna Stańska, Nicole Ganbold 12 September 2022

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 11 September 2022

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 11 September 2022

Literature

Middle Earth and Beyond in Art: Tolkien’s Illustrations

J.R.R. Tolkien’s written works have influenced many around the globe. However, perhaps less known than his books are his illustrations that he...

Rachel Witte 7 September 2022

Art History 101

Essential Books for Art Historians (and Lovers)

Not sure what you should read next? Here is a list of the most important art-related books you should read. Written in the previous century, they...

Roma Piotrowska 6 September 2022

Sargent's watercolors cover Artist Stories

John Singer Sargent’s Magnificent Watercolors

European-American painter John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) is remembered for his impressive, large-scale portraits of British, French, and American...

Alexandra Kiely 5 September 2022

Art History 101

10 Modernists Who Changed the Face of Indian Art

Indian modernists have been vanguards of shaping the narrative of Indian art in the modern world. Defining their individualistic artistic...

Guest Profile 5 September 2022

Impressionism

İbrahim Çallı: Impressionism in Turkish Painting

Impressionist İbrahim Çallı’s paintings portrayed the society in which he lived in a very raw sense. Born in Turkey, educated in France and...

Merve Parla 3 September 2022

Design

Architecture or Jewelry? Josef Hoffmann’s Modern Brooches

Josef Hoffmann was the leading architect of the Secession and pupil of Otto Wagner, close friend and collaborator of Gustav Klimt and Koloman Moser,...

Magda Michalska 29 August 2022

Video

Watch One of the First Dadaist Films by Man Ray

Do you know Man Ray? He was an artist who was born in the US but built his career in France. Ray was associated with two artistic movements – Dada...

Zuzanna Stańska 27 August 2022

Photography

Man Ray and His Masks

The first artist that comes to mind if one says “masks” is James Ensor, so if you feel like reading about eerie atmosphere and skeletons,...

Magda Michalska 27 August 2022

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Sailboats by Lyonel Feninger

Cubism – the word instantly evokes images of Picasso and his figures with multiple noses. However, there is more than just Picasso who excels in...

James W Singer 26 August 2022