renaissance

Fashion

Slashed by Tia Brought a Women-of-Color Renaissance to NYFW

Teni Adeola's womenswear brand is reshaping conventions of royalty and elegance in her own image.
Taylor Hosking
9.14.18
optical illusions

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.
DJ Pangburn
6.28.17
sculpture

Kitschy Sculptures Update Renaissance Portraiture for Modern Times

Gerard Mas sculpts 15th century marble ladies chewing gum and picking their noses.
DJ Pangburn
5.19.17
movies

Jeff Goldblum Is a Silver-Haired Light in a Dark World

Goldblum finds a way...into my heart.
Jill Krajewski
5.17.17
Internet

'Medieval Reactions' Turns Ancient Art into Hilarious Memes

Prithee! Thine best memes on thee internet are these classics-turned-share-bait.
Peter Slattery
3.12.17
Art

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.
Andrew Nunes
9.17.16
Artwork

These Surreal Ancient Alchemy Manuscripts Are Terrifyingly Cool

Behold, the weird and wonderful world of alchemy.
Sarah Emerson
8.15.16
Art

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.
Diana Shi
6.25.16
Conservation

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.
Noémie Jennifer
5.24.16
Design

Dr. Martens Visually Samples Renaissance Art Legend For New Boot Designs

Heironymous Bosch's apocalyptic "The Garden of Earthly Delights" was sampled by the clothing company. There's definitely a layer of irony here.
DJ Pangburn
2.16.16
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.
Angus Harrison
9.22.15
Art

[Exclusive] Inside Scorpion Dagger's Real-Life GIF Book

Renaissance GIFs are now running wild IRL.
Beckett Mufson
6.8.15
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