Napoleon Crossing the Alps by Jacques-Louis David

Napoleon Bonaparte’s Personal #Brand

Napoleon didn't like sitting for portraits, and yet artists and mass market prints helped cement his legendary status.

How The New Republic Tried to Find Its Audience

In its early days, The New Republic tried many creative ways to rejuvenate its waning readership. Some were more successful than others. 
Reprint of engraving by Martin Droeshout

The Artist Behind Shakespeare’s Most Famous Portrait

Though considered a limited artist, Martin Droeshout engraved the only portrait of Shakespeare, which appeared on the cover of the first folio.
Dr. Martens collaborated with the Soane Museum to depict William Hogarth’s ‘A Rake’s Progress’. Courtesy of Dr. Martens

The Sartorial Canvas: How the Iconic Dr. “Doc” Martens Reflect a Culture

The iconic Dr. "Doc" Martens boots seem to have shifted their own image, expanding its reach and popularity.