Mind-Bending Optical Illusions Are Inspired by Renaissance Technology
Jonty Hurwitz makes mesmerizing sculptures using techniques pioneered by Leonardo da Vinci and other old masters.
Jeff Goldblum’s Renaissance Is a Goddamn Silver-Haired Light In a Dark World
Goldblum finds a way...into my heart.
'Medieval Reactions' Turns Ancient Art into Hilarious Memes
Prithee! Thine best memes on thee internet are these classics-turned-share-bait.
Famous Renaissance Paintings Are Even More Surreal as Modern Photos
Despite its beauty, Renaissance art isn’t exactly perfect in the representational diversity department. Photographer Ventiko is here to help.
What Do Painters' Personal Art Collections Say About Their Owners?
Artistic expression means finding the right muse for your art—maybe even a rival’s creation.
Painting Cover-Ups, Exposed! | Conservation Lab
Here’s a brief, multi-century tour of artworks that caused a fuss—and were swiftly buried under fresh layers of paint.
Longreads Or Whatever
Rise Craig David, Your Time is Now
Fifteen years after his first number one, the world is finally ready to accept him on his own terms.
[Exclusive] Inside Scorpion Dagger's Real-Life GIF Book
Renaissance GIFs are now running wild IRL.
Take the Subway with Angels in These Classical Painting Mashups
Even gods have to commute to work in Alexey Kondakov's new photo series.
Venus de Milo and David: Now in Color
Illustrator Nico Ordogoiti gives classic Renaissance statues a full-color makeover.
Watch Robots Carve a Modern Michelangelo Masterpiece
In 'Captives #B04' Quayola uses computational processes to re-form unfinished Renaissance sculpture.
Britain's Railways Created the Country's Biggest Clubs and Gentrification Shut Them Down
“If King’s Cross were human it would have crow’s feet, broken veins, a beer belly, stretch marks, and a filthy cackle.”