Masks are strongly recommended.
Unpack the peculiar ways the jester challenged the medieval social order
How the artist’s unorthodox techniques fool and delight the eye
Maya artists mined a rich body of mythological lore to visualize their gods in imaginative ways.
Technical examination of Jacques Louis David’s masterpiece reveals that the refinements seen in the artist’s preparatory drawings didn’t end when he began painting—rather, they continued through all stages of its execution.
In Jacques Louis David’s The Death of Socrates (1787), a parable of principle on the eve of the French Revolution.
Three painters radically reenvision the role of women artists around the time of the French Revolution.
How painters in Edo-period Japan reinvigorated artistic traditions and idealized the past.
Decoding the symbolism of Kerry James Marshall’s 2014 painting Untitled (Studio).