A member of the French Resistance in WWII and later a cowboy in Australia, Marx studied ceramics in Japan and had a significant impact on the mid-20th century movement to take clay into the arena of fine art.
Ansel Adams extended his vision of American identity to the interned Japanese-Americans, arguing that they were born free and equal.
Jacoulet illustrates the Western interpretation of Eastern life. His style, though beautiful, bears orientalist undertones.
From the mythical to the concrete, this volume offers a plethora of designs, created during the late 19th century.
Photographer Kirk Pederson uses realism to as a tool to bring his works into the realm of abstraction.
Ken Gonzales-Day’s Searching for California’s Hang Trees series enriches the viewer’s understanding of the history of racial violence in America.
Though primarily known as a sculptor, Elizabeth Catlett has also created a significant body of work as a printmaker. Madonna (1982) is a lithograph print, a reproduction technique in which the artist first creates an image on fine-grained sandstone (or aluminum plate) with a grease-based implement such as a pencil, crayon or wash. Via a […]
In 1936, Barbara Morgan, joined creative forces with the modern dance choreographer Martha Graham to create a series of photographs that would redefine their respective disciplines. Born in Buffalo, Kansas on July 8, 1900, Morgan went on to study fine arts at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). The university’s curriculum, focusing on early […]
Ukiyo-e and video games both went through a similar artistic evolution. Like ukiyo-e, video games have grown in cultural value.
Photographer Graciela Iturbide records the surreal and the spiritual in her work.