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Sculptural Art that Creates an Illusion

Some of the most interesting art for your home is created with unexpected or nontraditional materials. Homedit found great examples of these art …

100 Years Of Infographics From National Geographic

A new tome from Taschen explores why National Geographic‘s approach to information design has changed little since the 1800s.<p>The fact that <i>National Geographic</i> continues to be a collector’s item when other print magazines are struggling—there’s even a popular eBay guide for selling them–is testament …

Gold in Ancient Egypt | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Egypt is a land rich in gold, and ancient miners employing traditional methods were thorough in their exploitation of economically feasible sources. …

Artist Playfully Reimagines Classic Art Paintings as LEGO People

You’ve seen LEGO minifigurines, those yellow humans that inhabit every imaginable LEGO universe. But what would happen if they magically appeared in some of the world’s most famous paintings? Italian artist Stefano Bolcato fulfills this fantasy with his clever series <i>People.</i><p>These oil on canvas works …

Art History 101: John Singer Sargent’s New Portra...

Bridging the transition between post-Renaissance movements and early Modernism, John Singer Sargent is renown for his fresh take on portraiture. Born …