art history


Racial Bias in AI Isn't Getting Better – Neither Are Researchers' Excuses

Another machine learning algorithm has failed to work for people of color. What is it going to take for this to stop?


'Basquiat: Rage to Riches' Is the Last Doc We Need on the Iconic Artist

The mythical artist's family comes forward with grounding anecdotes that suggest we should stop searching for an otherworldly man behind the world-shaking art.


See Flowers in a New Light in This Hallucinatory Photo Series

A photographic series by Maggie West, will change the way you look at your favorite plants.


Ben Biayenda’s Marker Drawings Celebrate Black Beauty in All Its Colors

Biayenda’s drawings rewrite art history and challenge Western beauty standards.


Masterpiece Paintings Come to Life with Animated Polygons

Jake Hollomon takes masterpieces from art history and gives them an animated twist.


LA’s Longest Running Art Fair Nails Another Year of Stunning Photography

With a global and historical eye, photo l.a. celebrates its 26th year of impeccable images.


Embroidered Tapestries Beautifully Rewrite Art History’s Male Gaze

Sylvie Franquet reworks found tapestries to explore newer cultural dimensions.


Postcards from the End of an American Era

History hits a wall at Michael St. John's 14th solo show in New York, 'These Days; Leaves of Grass,' at Andrea Rosen Gallery.


The Best Art-Inspired Costumes of Halloween 2016

From Warhol to Kusama, art lovers pulled out the stops to bring their favorite works out of the gallery and into the streets.


Everyday Nudes Chill on the Couch in Stunning Classical Paintings

Figurative painter Kendric Tonn aims to sexualize the nude body in his work, without resorting to art history gender tropes.


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.


When Artwork Survives Catastrophe

From 9/11 to Islamic State pillaging, historical events literally shaped these artworks.