Vivid hues in everyday products became eye-popping reality in the early twentieth century.
For some creators, death isn’t the end of their career. How should we think about completing and releasing their work afterward?
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.