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19th Century

The First-Ever Femme Fatale: Lilith in a Painting by John Collier

The apparent sweetness of this work by John Collier (1850–1934), a Pre-Raphaelite painter, is a wonderful testimony of the two sides of Lilith’s ...

Guest Profile 29 September 2021

Art State of Mind

Drama on Canvas – Dramatic Scenes in Painting

Although performing arts may be the popular avenue to convey drama, visual arts are also a powerful medium for the subject matter. Visual artists ...

Maya Tola 12 August 2021

Religious Art

All the Prodigal Sons in Art

A quick internet search for “the Prodigal Son in art” yields some 13,000,000 results! What makes this 2,000-year-old story so compelling that ...

Ledys Chemin 27 November 2020

Theater & Cinema

Art in the Netflix TV Series Dark

On the 27th of June Netflix released the long-awaited third and final season of Dark. The German series, co-created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje ...

Arianna Richetti 26 October 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Hendrik Heerschop, The African King Caspar

White subjects have dominated the Western art tradition for millennia, while people of color have been vastly underrepresented and misrepresented. ...

James W Singer 28 June 2020

Love Story

The Temptress and the Slave in Art: Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife

The Old Testament story of Joseph and Potiphar's wife has served as a great source of inspiration for artists over the centuries. This vivid ...

Maya Tola 7 June 2020

Art History 101

The Best Of Judith And Holofernes Paintings

Judith and Holofernes is one of the most feminist themes in the history of art. It is a biblical story written in the apocryphal Book of ...

Zuzanna Stańska 27 September 2016