Before the movement of the Harlem Renaissance began to take an affect, there was one particular sculptor who was well advanced beyond her other fellow artisans at the time.
Spanning from 1918 to 1937, the Harlem Renaissance is proclaimed the most influential cultural movement for African Americans and is believed to have initiated the civil rights movement of the 1940s.
Abstract Expressionism was a movement that emerged as artists began exploring new artistic forms by using organic and abstract concepts as influenced by Surrealism and even art from the primitive age.
In 1348 the Black Death rapidly swept through Italy and wiped out more than half of the Italian population. Its aftermath of religious doubt and political change was reflected in Byzantine style art.
Starting the middle of the forth century, the depiction of the female body within Greek art experienced incredible changes that forever left an impact on Classical art and the course of art history.
A beautiful commoner steals the heart of King Akhenaten and becomes one of the most powerful queens in history. The infamous limestone bust of the queen (1340 B.C) speaks of her majesty and regalness.
As mass production and obsession with superstars bleeds through every crevice of America, Andy Warhol explores contemporary society and the ability to reproduce anything through his silkscreen pop art
A short, interpretative essay on Uganda's semi-abstract artist, Teresa Musoke and her painting, Birds. This was written in 2011 for my African Art class.
Can a person make art if he or she does not have the concept of art?