The kimono that the world associates with Japan was actually created in the late-nineteenth century as a cultural identifier.
Are you wearing seaweed? People have been for hundreds of years, in sizing, patterns and fibers, although they might not have known it.
Who is Bansky better serving with his artwork in Gaza? Those living on the bank itself or his personal brand?
How did Anita Brenner, a Mexican-born, American Jewish writer and journalist use art to try to bridge the gap between the United States and Mexico?
Official portraits have been a means of communicating intention and creating image throughout history. Consider three of France's iconic leaders.
The history of the wedding dress is shorter than the history of weddings, and even shorter still than the history of marriage.
Art by Mexican "Radical Women" artists capture the turbulent times of the feminist movement in Mexico in the 1970s and still ring true today.
India led the fashion world in the 16th and 17th centuries through cotton fabric, design motifs, and its customer-centric market system.
Jan Davidszoon de Heem, one of the greatest still-life painters of the 17th century Dutch Golden Age, brought particular brilliance to book still-lifes.
Prior to discussions about appropriation art, artist Hock E Aye Vi (Hachivi) Edgar Heap of Birds honored the 40 executed Dakota men in "Building Minnesota."