The artist turned a critical eye toward American society, but he didn't want to be called a political cartoonist.
Throughout the history of philosophy, literature, art, and science, people have been fascinated with the shimmering surfaces of soap bubbles.
They’re big in elementary school, but unicorn tableaux also have a complex iconographic history that combines religious and secular myths.
These rare creatures have by turn—and somewhat paradoxically—been associated with purity, fertility, seduction, healing, sacrifice, immortality, and divinity.
Donald Brothers was a storied Scottish firm that produced amazing fabric designs. Feast your eyes on a selection today.
Inspired by the Bauhaus and WPA posters, the midcentury designer all but invented the modern record-album cover.
What an 1897 exhibition at the British Museum can tell us about how African artworks were perceived in an era of imperialism.
Curious about the advancing wonders of the age, savants traveled abroad to gather trade secrets for their homeland.
Celebrate Spring with these watercolor paintings of wildflowers by Margaret Rebecca Dickinson.
Before the Guerrilla Girls, Women Artists in Revolution pressured institutions to include women artists, inspiring similar groups around the U.S.