The nativity is one of the most frequented subjects in the art history until the Baroque period: in these centuries, the well known iconography of the Christmas takes shape..
We take a look at how millions of Africans were taken as slaves to the Americas during the transatlantic slave trade era.
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...
An analysis of the effectiveness of Antoinette LaFarge's article "The Bearded Lady and the Shaven Man: Mona Lisa, Meet Mona/Leo."
Michelangelo's brilliance shines through his masterpiece David. This is the story of how the amazing piece came to be built.
Michelangelo’s works capture the essence of a human trying to catch a glimpse of something bigger and better. His “David” is eighteen feet tall. “The Last Judgment” fits on a wall that is sixty-eight feet...
A historical discussion on the various phases of 15th century Renaissance art
The figure of Lucrezia Borgia has been largely frequented by scholars and artists during the centuries, but her true aspect is still shrouded in mystery…
Read about Michelangelo, the epitome of the Italian Renaissance man, and his greaest works.
The story of the making of paint during the Renaissance period and how the various ingredients that were skillfully mixed together to form the gorgeous pigments in their frescoes.