The world watched in shock and horror this week as Russia invaded its neighboring country, Ukraine. The Russian military advanced with troops, planes, and missile launchers aimed at cities and airports, spanning much of a country that has been independent for over 30 years. The military action from Russia is tragically marking the “most significant European war in almost 80 years.
It's easy to be baffled by the art of James Nolan Gandy at first glance.
February 1 marked the arrival of the Lunar New Year in 2022.
The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) has invited a group of unlikely curators to organize an exhibition. The institution tapped guards from its security department to collaborate with leadership and staff, and they selected works that will soon be on view in a show aptly titled Guarding the Art. Working with art historian and curator Dr. Lowery Stokes Sims, the 17 officers picked to participate present unique curatorial perspectives.
Cracks on the pavement are a common sight in cities.
For the creatively minded, snow represents a giant blank canvas for art.
Language lovers will appreciate a steel sculpture created in celebration of Beijing Foreign Studies University's 80th anniversary. Embracing the university's keywords of communication, exchange, and connection, artist Hu Quanchun designed a flowing sculpture with a special surprise engraved on the underside. Across the entire surface, the word hello is written in 101 different languages. This choice reflects the 101 language programs at BFSU and its warm embrace of other cultures.
When it comes to painting, everyone starts out on an even playing field—those that paint well have built their skills...
Spring is approaching and, in Japan, that can mean just one thing—it's cherry blossom season!
Love isn't always about grand gestures. Oftentimes it's about the little moments that happen every day. Korean artist Myeong-Minho 명민호 captures these fleeting tender interactions in his series of charming couple illustrations. Each of his drawings depicts the love between partners through daily activities and routines. Some frolic outside in fields of flowers, blowing bubbles and hiding from the rain, while others relax indoors over cups of coffee.
Flowers and art have had a long and storied relationship.
As art has evolved, creatives have developed different types of paintings, each with its own unique attributes.