A new book by historian and author Paul Strathern argues that the Northern European Renaissance has long been overlooked.
Rather than sending serial killer art to auctions, it should be sent to abnormal psychologists for research.
As the stream of AI-generated art turns into a deluge, NFTs could become a cornerstone of the Virtual Renaissance.
How one man's divine dream became a poultry-shaped reality.
Try writing a novel without using the letter "e."
Pick up the paintbrush and get to work.
Monsters have always represented societal fears, but narrative art also casts doubt on whether we fully understand our monsters — and their slayers.
“Like real dreams, it does not explain, does not complete its sequences," film critic Roger Ebert once wrote about "Mulholland Drive."
For Nietzsche, a great work of art can either veil the horror of reality or – better yet – help us face it.
Expert Michael Spitzer explains how culture can “tune” your musical taste.
In the West, discussions of 20th-century painting are dominated by Warhol and Picasso, but trendsetting artists are found everywhere.
Video games matter. Their continued technological and artistic development is reshaping the way we satisfy our ancient need to tell stories.
To answer that question, we may have to figure out when the famed painter started to go bald.
Unlock the full potential of your creativity with holistic detachment. This is the way of the editor.
Humans are musical animals four million years in the making, explained by music expert Michael Spitzer.
Created in the 1880s, "Ivan the Terrible and His Son Ivan," which depicts a father murdering his son, divides Russians to this day.
When maps meet stamps, you get a love child called "cartophilately."
Without Étienne-Joseph-Théophile Thoré, the genius of the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer would have been lost to time.
He was also a eugenicist — but at least he could draw pretty pictures.
Even lifelong technologists and AI researchers like myself were genuinely surprised by the speed and impact of generative AI.
For decades, cinemas have earned more from concessions than ticket sales. But can their current business model survive in the streaming age?
Climate activists' brand of iconoclasm is far removed from the Beeldenstorm that swept medieval Europe.
A new study says the reason cave paintings are in such remote caverns was the artists' search for transcendence.
A conservator from the Rijksmuseum explains how they went about investigating whether the painting is a genuine Rembrandt.
By challenging your preconceptions, art offers a framework by which you can solve problems.
When your passion becomes your day job, sometimes the day job becomes a chore.
Studying neuroscience through art.