Astha Dadhich

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10 great cartoonists you need to know: Celebrating International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day, and once more, we’re celebrating with a list that spotlights the work of 10 fantastic cartoonists. While some …

Gustave Doré’s Hauntingly Beautiful Illustrations for Dante’s Inferno

“In the middle of the journey of our life I found myself within a dark woods where the straight way was lost.”<p>Dante’s poetry endures as one of our civilization’s most enchanting creations — so much so that it has inspired generations of artists to interpret and reimagine it, from William Blake’s …

Literature

Interview: Captivating Portraits of Mysterious Faceless Women by Patty Maher

Patty Maher is an amazingly talented conceptual photographer based in Caledon, Ontario. Her striking portfolio serves as an exploration into thought-provoking narratives struck between women and the natural world. Focusing primarily on portraiture, her emotional photography typically revolves …

Delacroix’s Rare Illustrations for Goethe’s Faust

“Goethe … peered into the mysteries of human existence with a hope of solving the imponderables that hold the lives of men enmeshed.”<p><i>“Why not take advantage of those antidotes to civilization, good books? They give strength and peace of mind,”</i> 25-year-old <b>Eugène Delacroix</b> urged himself in his …

Literature

These colorized renderings of historic black-and-white photographs will blow your mind

I’ve always thought that one of the more interesting things about HD video and modern day photography is that it has become impossible to distinguish …

Black & White Photography

A Rare Glimpse of Leonardo da Vinci’s Anatomical Drawings

Alhough <b>Leonardo da Vinci</b> (April 15, 1452–May 2, 1519) endures as the quintessential polymath, the epitome of the “Renaissance Man” dabbling in a wide array of disciplines — art, architecture, cartography, mathematics, literature, engineering, anatomy, geology, music, sculpture, botany — his …

An Artist Who Possessed a Third Eye

Working in painting, drawing, assemblage, film, photography, photograms, performance, collage, and printmaking, Bruce Conner (1933–2008) made more …

A Black Painter Who Found Aesthetic Liberty in the 1960s

LOS ANGELES — At first sight of the <i>Green April</i> exhibition at David Kordansky Gallery, it is fairly obvious that Sam Gilliam is a marvelous painter …

See Long-Lost Photos of Robert Scott’s Doomed Journey to the South Pole

On View<p>The negatives were thought to be lost for 100 years.<p>,<p>For the first time, famed explorer Robert Falcon Scott‘s lost photographs from the fatal …

Antarctica

photographing the women who blazed a trail through the 60s and 70s

From Twiggy to Jackie Kennedy, an exhibition in Berlin collates portraits of the women who shaped the style, politics and attitudes of the world we live in today.<p>Jacqueline Lee Bouvier, daughter of a wealthy Wall Street businessman, was unlike most girls her age. When she was just 18-years-old, she …

Painting with Paper: Quilled Portraits Reveal the Expressiveness of Aging

[ By SA Rogers in Art & Sculpture & Craft. ]Expanding upon a previous body of work that’s more graphic in nature, paper artist Yulia Brodskaya …

Art

These photographers created an apocalyptic world in miniature

Creating apocalyptic worlds isn’t an uncommon theme for many photographers. Usually, however, this creation is finalised in Photoshop. They’re often …

From Dürer to Ensor, a Collection of Prints Gives Us Grim Reminders of Death

“EVERYTHING SUCCUMBS TO ME.” So reads the text — in Latin — on a tablet that the leering skeleton in an 18th-century mezzotint print points to with …