Faced with an unforgiving lump of marble, the 80-year-old Michelangelo sent more splinters soaring (and at three times the speed) than three robust stone cutters could produce. Mad with loneliness (his lover, Vittoria Colonna, closest friend, Luigi del Riccio, and lifetime servant, Urbino, were all d
In 1962 an accountant named Bhupen Khakhar decided to make a career change at the ripe age of 28. He enrolled in the Faculty of Fine Arts in Barota and quickly became an emerging voice in Indian art. However, his work didn't truly reach maturity until the death of his mother and an eye-opening trip t
Hieronymus Bosch born Jeroen Anthonissen van Aken c.2 October 1453 – August 9, 1516) was an Early Netherlandish painter of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. The artist's work is well-known for the use of fantastic imagery to illustrate moral and religious concepts and narratives.
Much has been made about Fiona Rae and her fellow British New-Wavers. Rae is
both celebrated and criticized for her habit of copping the trademarks of
American Abstractionists and Pop artists, but at the heart of her
second-generation appropriation is an analytical concern for technique. Her