Van Gogh was a troubled soul and master painter who relied on his emotions and color to create art that continues to attract millions of viewers.
Metadata helps you search for and find images of cats, for instance, whether or not you have a specific feline in mind.
Subject to myriad interpretations over the last 150 years, William Morris’s Gothic-inspired home has been an enduring influence on Anglo-American architecture.
To spot high-quality images, you'll need to draw on your basic visual literacy skills.
A community-oriented architect, Lina Bo Bardi embraced the principles of modernism to design public buildings that remained connected to Brazil’s past.
Though he dismissed Pop as “window dressing, advertising art,” many critics and artists of the 1960s claimed Magritte as the movement's greatest forebearer.
Explore two centuries of printmaking—from Hokusai and Hiroshige through Hiratsuka—in this online collection shared by Boston College.
These life-sized painted figures, popular in Europe and colonial America in the seventeenth and early eighteenth century, were designed to amuse and confuse.
In the Christian New Testament, Saint John the Baptist and Salome never meet. Why, then, does she appear at the bars of his cell in Guercino’s moody painting?
This week, we practice using our skills of visual analysis and learn how to "read" deliberately constructed images.