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Curated Stories From Antiquity to Contemporary Art

6 Famous Artists Who Struggled with Alcoholism

  Going as far back as Ancient Greece, many famous artists have paid reverence to the powers of drink in their work. Whether carving into...

9 Lesser-Known Paintings By Edvard Munch (Other Than The Scream)

  Edvard Munch is remembered as a leading painter of post-impressionism and a pioneer of expressionism. His seminal work The Scream is one of the...

The Corfu Temple of Artemis and Medusa’s Head: What’s In Common?

  The Temple of Artemis in the Greek island of Corfu was built around 580 BCE and was unique in many aspects. It was the...

The Brief Yet Extraordinary Art Movement of Der Blaue Reiter Group

  The beginning of the 20th century brought with it revolutions and advancements in the way art was viewed and created. Der Blaue Reiter or...

German Museums Research The Origins Of Their Chinese Art Collections

  The German Lost Art Foundation has announced the approval of almost $1,3 million for eight research projects from German museums and universities. The projects...

Photographer Deana Lawson Receives 2020 $100,000 Hugo Boss Prize

  New York-based photographer Deana Lawson has received the 2020 Hugo Boss Prize. She is the first photographer to receive the award. Along with the...

7 Incredible Ancient Greek Vase Paintings To Marvel At

  Ancient Greek vase paintings are one of the oldest forms of art in the western world. The earliest decorative pottery dates from the seventh...

Piet Mondrian’s Heirs Claim $200M Paintings From German Museum

The heirs of modernist painter Piet Mondrian have filed a lawsuit against Kunstmuseen Krefeld, a German collective of art museums, located near Dusseldorf. The...

6 Scary Paintings by Famous Artists That Will Shock You

  It is human nature to be fascinated by the macabre. For some people, chilling illustrations are a reality check—a reminder that life is not...

Preparing for TEFAF Online 2020: Upcoming Exhibitor Highlights

  TEFAF, the world’s premier fine art and antiques fair, recently announced that it will be introducing a new online platform for exhibitors and collectors:...

Antique Artworks Vandalized In Museum Island Berlin

Yesterday the German media reported that antique artworks were vandalized on October 3rd in the Museum Island Berlin. The unknown perpetrator(s) sprayed 63 artifacts...

5 Contemporary Black Artists You Should Know

  Contemporary art is all about confronting the canon, representing a diverse range of experiences and ideas, utilizing new types of media, and shaking up...

Stolen Gustav Klimt Painting Worth $70M to be Displayed After 23 Years

23 years after it was stolen, a painting by Gustav Klimt worth around $70 million will be put on view at the Ricci Oddi...

New Hoard Of Sealed Sarcophagi Discovered In Saqqara, Egypt

Archaeologists have discovered another trove of sealed Egyptian sarcophagi in the necropolis of Saqqara in Egypt. Although it is yet unknown what will happen...