Brontë Phillips

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Marie Chouinard’s take on Bosch is beautifully unsettling

Sin abounds in Hieronymous Bosch's <i>The Garden of Earthly Delights –</i> and if you can squeeze past the throngs of tourists typically paused in front of the 16th-century triptych at Madrid's Prado Museum, the debauchery is mesmerizing.<p>I got to see this masterwork of the Northern Renaissance a few weeks …

Nature

A Stanford ophthalmologist explains how we see color and art

Photoreceptor cells in our retinas (the rods and cones) receive light and change it to a neural signal. But they cannot transmit images directly to …

Factum Arte: the art copyists giving the Renaissance a renaissance

With their immaculate replicas of everything from Tutankhamun’s tomb to Italian architecture, this Madrid company is bringing ancient civilisations to life<p>The curator at the National Gallery could not contain her wonder. Calling me over to the replica of the Borgherini Chapel that has been …

Time I

Two New Exhibitions Celebrate a Long-Lost Painting

World War II killed millions, leaving behind a shattered landscape and a population decimated by the terrors of Nazi Germany. But people and cities …

Fascinating taste of the spirituality and intrigue of the High Renaissance - Michelangelo & Sebastiano, National Gallery, review

“Michelangelo and who?” you may well be asking. For this is a show that uses the “creative partnership” between one of art’s truly great names and the relatively minor figure of Sebastiano del Piombo as an opportunity for a behind-the-scenes look at a pivotal era: the early-16th-century High …

Psychedelic supersonic silicon space age: photos of the radical hippie design sense

The utopian vision of the 1960s is the subject of a new exhibition<p>The legacy of California’s counterculture is so much more than just Burning Man and …

This queer Jewish photographer resisted the Nazis and escaped death—and made great art

Claude Cahun’s art questioned gender norms<p>For Claude Cahun, resisting normalcy was a lifelong pursuit. Born in 1894, she was a genderqueer pioneer, …

Nazi art theft: Germany helps Jewish collector's heirs hunt stolen works

Descendants of Berlin publisher Rudolf Mosse working with state-funded experts to try to recover thousands of lost pieces<p>The American heirs of a German-Jewish family have launched an unprecedented partnership with German state institutions to try to recover a vast art collection stolen by the Nazis.<p>…

Fine Art

5 More Women Sculptors You Should Know

In honor of <b>International Women’s Day</b>, and the month-long <b>#5WomenArtists</b> campaign, and just because we love these artists, meet 5 female sculptors who …

Art

Free Font of the Week: Audrey

Welcome to <b>Free Font of the Week</b>, where we showcase our favorite free font finds! We are constantly browsing the web to bring you the best content. We …

Typography

Free typography resources: The big list

Everyone, even non-designers, can agree that the smallest typographical change can make a world of difference (*cough* <i>Warren Beatty</i> *cough*). …

Typography

At Fenty x Puma, Rihanna Gives a BadGal Master Class in Schoolgirl Beauty

Tonight in Paris, Rihanna flung open the doors to Fenty University, the cheeky, collegiate setting for her Fall 2017 Fenty x Puma show. Amid the many sartorial nods to academia, from pleated plaid kilts to cropped rugby tees, came a roundup of co-ed hair and makeup lessons, brilliantly divided by …

How to choose and pair typefaces

The act of choosing two typefaces is probably the first (and often most difficult) task you do when creating a new design. Many people get stuck …