Works of art
A work of art, artwork, art piece, piece of art or art object is an aesthetic physical item or artistic creation. Apart from "work of art", which may be used of any work regarded as art in its widest...
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Liquid Shard - A design studio creates giant kinetic sculptures that form waves in the sky
Poetic Kinetics is a studio that specializes in larger than life sculptures, many of which bring new life into public spaces around the world. Their most recent installation in St. Petersburg, Russia ...
How To Recognize Famous Painters
A newbie guide for young art-lovers.
Muslim Migrant Destroys 1000yr Old Statues In Historic Church
ROME: A 39-year-old African/Muslim migrant destroys 9th century art/statues in the church of San Martino ai Monti.
Stolen Rockwell Painting Returned After 40 Years
More than 40 years after the theft of a Norman Rockwell painting, the artwork was returned to the family of its original owners in a presentation in Philadel...
10 Famous Paintings with Hidden Codes
10 Famous Paintings with Hidden Codes 10. Madonna with Saint Giovannino, late 1400s – Domenico Ghirlandaio The painting ...
A Nerd’s Guide To The 2,229 Paintings At MoMA
NEW YORK — Through the lobby thronged with tourists, the line for tickets, the line for the cloakroom, and the line for the ticket taker, up the narrow escalat…
€‹Sotheby's puts famous Russian painting on sale despite claims it was stolen
Sotheby's auction house said it will proceed with the planned sale of the "Evening in Cairo" by the celebrated Russian seascape artist Ivan Aivazovsky. Moscow had earlier said the masterpiece was stol...
10 Astounding Crystal-Tree Sculptures
Crows Feathers crafts astounding and jewel-enchanted crystal-tree sculptures inspired by the ancient Celtic traditions that hold trees as sacred and interconnected spiritual beings with a mystical int...
The top 10 unforgettable faces in art
From Manet's dreamy barmaid to Warhol's multicoloured Marilyn Monroe and ancient Egypt's beauty queen … here are the painted faces you'll never forget.
100 Greatest Paintings of All Time (pics)
Now the list and order is disputable but their stunning beauty is irrefutable...
10 paintings with hidden meanings
After revelations that an artist hid a Monica Lewinsky reference in an official portrait of Bill Clinton, Mark Hudson lists 10 more paintings with secrets
The Most Astonishing Photos That Won Awards In 2014
The year did not disappoint for incredible photos of the awesome power of nature and glimpses into the human spirit. Take a look at some of the very best.
Xavier Veilhan immortalises pop producers for latest exhibition
Most of the figures currently stationed throughout Emmanuel Perrotin’s New York gallery and, a...
You can own original art, even on a budget
Local studios offer one-of-a-kind ways to adorn your walls.
Van Gogh’s legacy gets new treatment in Paris-France
A new exhibition in Paris dedicated to Dutch master Vincent Van Gogh puts forth two daring questions: Was he crazy? And who was responsible for his suicide at the age of 37?
Drawings
Plans are a set of drawings or two-dimensional diagrams used to describe a place or object, or to communicate building or fabrication instructions. Usually plans are drawn or printed on paper, but th...
Lithographs
Lithography (from Ancient Greek λίθος, lithos, meaning "stone", and γράφειν, graphein, meaning "to write") is a method of printing originally based on the immiscibility of oil and wa...
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Art films
An art film (also known as an art movie, specialty film, art-house film / arthouse film, or, in the collective sense, as art cinema) is typically a serious, independent film aimed at a niche market r...
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Mosaics
Mosaic is the art of creating images with an assemblage of small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials. It is a technique of decorative art or interior decoration. Most mosaics are made o...
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Paintings
Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a surface (support base). The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush but other implements, such as knives, sp...
Paintings - Wikipedia
Photographs
A photograph or photo is an image created by light falling on a light-sensitive surface, usually photographic film or an electronic medium such as a CCD or a CMOS chip. Most photographs are created us...
Quilts
A quilt is a type of blanket, traditionally composed of three layers of fiber: a woven cloth top, a layer of batting or wadding, and a woven back, combined using the technique of quilting. Quilts are ...
Quilts - Wikipedia
Sculptures
Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three dimensions. It is one of the plastic arts. Durable sculptural processes originally used carving (the removal of material) and modellin...