Articles about the History of Art and Design
Artistic Influences from Asia
| Discover in the ways in which Japanese prints and Chinese ceramics inspired some famous Nineteenth century painters.
Deconstructing Art Deco
| Art Deco has dazzled us for decades - learn why this sophisticated style still appeals to artists, designers, and collectors today.
Romancing the Stones
| An exploration of the timeless and legendary appeal of gemstones is the focus of this feature.
Unraveling a Timeless Tale
| Learn how an Egyptian Queen and a Nineteenth century designer both wove their enchantments around an ancient art form.
Visiting an Art Museum
| This article features simple tips that should help to make a visit to an art museum a bit more enjoyable for anyone.
Also Recommended - Articles about Art Books
Book Review - The Art Book | The Art Book features a diverse and intriguing collection of masterpieces, and it is sure to enhance any art lover's library.
Book Review - Art Deco Style | This book reveals the importance of Art Deco, using magnificent images that demonstrate the vitality of this opulent modern style.
Book Review - Chinoiserie | Author Dawn Jacobson explores the intriguing and exotic influence of the style known as Chinoiserie on Western art and design.