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Art historian Juan José Junquera published a book after years of research in which he claims that Goya's famous "Black Paintings" weren't actually painted by him but probably by his son Javier.
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Regardless of which version is true or not, it’s clear that Vincent van Gogh’s story is still relevant and alluring
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Amrita Sher-Gil lived a similar story. Born in 1913 to an aristocratic Sikh father and a Jewish Hungarian opera singer in the early twentieth century, she spent most of her early childhood in Hungary, but at the age of nine she moved back to India.
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On November 6th, somebody hacked Sofia Furio's Instagram account. She lost all of her work of the last two years. This is the story of her creative process before and after the hack.
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Japan’s folklore has some of the strangest and most imaginative monsters to be found in human mythology. Take a look at these illustrations if you want to know what they look like!
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“I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy to be alive as long as I can paint.” - Frida Kahlo
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They built and defined a whole artistic era that did much to promote the rights of African-Americans. Here are some of the names that challenged and changed a history of oppression in what was called the Harlem Renaissance.
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Political art has become a stronger and more active current in the last century. Artists like David Wojnarowicz have worked with some of the most serious topics in history to try to make a change.
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Alejandro Rangel Hidalgo ruled the world of Christmas cards internationally with his heartwarming paintings of Mexican Christmas traditions.
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Usually known as the father of muralism in Mexico, Diego Rivera is one of the most famous and most important artists in the country, with Mexico City covered by his impressive historical murals.