The Sacramentary of Drogo, one of the gospel illustrated manuscripts from the Carolingian Revival. wikipedia Western Europe came crawling out of the "Dark Ages" with the arrival of Frankish kings, whom, in collaboration with the papacy in Rome,...
This article explores the works of Anwar Saeed, a Pakistani painter and print maker and the recurrent themes of his paintings, while also taking in account his various exhibitions.
Some of the most famous paintings in American art history are Cassius Coolidge's "Dogs Playing Poker" series of paintings. "Coolidge Dogs..." takes a look at the history, background, and legacy of these iconic paintings!
Frog King (or Prince, depending on the translation) is a popular fairy tale and part of modern culture (Think about 'Kiss the Frog!'), which offers many surprisingly deep life lessons.
Artists have been making images of horses since the very first cave paintings. The Romans put them in their mosaics, and artists ancient and modern, have captured these wonderful animals on canvas...
We take a look at how millions of Africans were taken as slaves to the Americas during the transatlantic slave trade era.
"Wolf and seven kids" can be used an example of a legend based on an explanation of natural occurrence, which may lead to the very first fairy tales.
The shrill, demented choirs of wailing shells; And bugles calling for them from sad shires....Nothing captures the horror and carnage of the First World war half so well as the poetry and paintings of those who experienced it....
This article covers ten of the most horrifying works of graphic art (painting, woodcuts, pastels) ever produced by some of the greatest, most idiosyncratic artists in history.
The Sleeping Beauty is to most people known only by Disney adaptation, but this story has actually an impressive history. Let's explore it together!