All around the world, horse paintings - or equestrian paintings - are familiar to almost everyone. Horse paintings can be found hanging in homes, offices, museums, and elsewhere. But what is the history behind many of the world's horse paintings? Who are some of the famous equine artists? In what...
We take a look at how millions of Africans were taken as slaves to the Americas during the transatlantic slave trade era.
Chicomoztoc is the name for the mythical origin place of the Aztec people of central Mexico. According to R.G. Babcock there is an explanation for all these tales about a curse and lost gold in Arizona and New-Mexico.
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.
"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 meal that Jesus had with his disciples in the night of the Passover, known as the Last Supper, is a subject that has engaged many of the greatest painters, from Giotto to Leonardo
Peonies are featured in many art forms, from ancient Chinese paintings and lacquer ware to very modern and colourful body art.
The Renaissance, the age of Enlightenment, remembered for its famous painters and sculptors. The period from 1400 to 1650 is populated with a whole host of famous men but there were also a group of talented female painters who also contributed to the age.
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...
The Scream is a painting by artist Edvard Munch. It is currently the most expensive painting ever sold. In May 2012 the 1895 pastel version was sold for a record $120 million in an auction at Sothebys in New York, bought by billionaire and art connoisseur Leon Black. This post is a unique analysis...