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The Diversity of Christian Art

The Diversity of Christian Art

Christianity has deep roots in the history of humanity. Originated in the 1st century, religion has survived through the decades of struggle and years of patient work. Today, it is the world’s largest religion, with almost 2.5 billion followers. Like ...

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The Meaning of Colors in Religious Icon Art

The Meaning of Colors in Religious Icon Art

Religious icon art has its origins in the early days of Christianity, when the first and one of the most famous icon painters, Luke the Evangelist, created this unique craft. The art itself flourished at times of the Byzantine Empire. ...

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The Haunting Black Paintings by Francisco Goya

The Haunting Black Paintings by Francisco Goya

What do you feel when you hear the name Francisco Goya? Resounding fear, motionless terror, the stark realism of a great master, or all together? Are you still sure we are thinking about the same Francisco Goya? One of the ...

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Groundbreaking NYC Art Show: The Armory Show

Groundbreaking NYC Art Show: The Armory Show

Over a hundred years ago, one daring NYC art show forever changed the American art world – it was the International Exhibition of Modern Art or, as it is called nowadays, The Armory Show. The very first international art fair ...

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Van Gogh Indeed Created “Still Life with Fruit and Chestnuts”

Van Gogh Indeed Created “Still Life with Fruit and Chestnuts”

A still life painting “Still Life with Fruit and Chestnuts,” owned by the famous art gallery in San Francisco, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF), was attributed by the experts of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. Even ...

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Van Gogh’s Gun Goes Up for Auction

Van Gogh’s Gun Goes Up for Auction

The Van Gogh’s gun, which is called “the most famous weapon in the history of art,” will be put on sale this summer in Paris. The revolver using which – according to most art historians – the legendary post-impressionist shot ...

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The Exhibition Dedicated to the Medieval Sahara

The Exhibition Dedicated to the Medieval Sahara

Long before Nelson Mandela, Africa’s political enhancement, and the fight for the black culture development, one of the continent’s hallmarks was the Sahara desert – once a busy marketplace. The Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University holds a unique ...

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A Copy of Botticelli’s Artwork Identified as an Original

A Copy of Botticelli’s Artwork Identified as an Original

The painting by the renowned Renaissance artist, which until now was considered just a copy of Sandro Botticelli’s artwork, turned out to be a rare original that was created in the artist’s studio. The Historic Building and Monuments Commission for ...

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