Russian Created the Kinetic Sculpture Standing Wave

Russian sculptor Naum Gabo (born Naum Neemia Pevsner) created a kinetic sculpture in motion Standing Wave Continue reading

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology at Oxford University, in Oxford, England was the first public museum of art, archeology, and natural history. Continue reading

Italian Female Fresco Artist

Onorata Rodiani was the first female painter to create frescoes Continue reading

Egyptian Painting Depicts Movement

An artist depicts a wrestling sequence as a continuous movement decorated Continue reading

Sculptor, Properzia de Rossi

Female Renaissance sculptor, Properzia de Rossi’s carved the bas-relief Joseph and Potiphar's Wife in 1520. Continue reading

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Expands Internationally

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, a multinational art museum Continue reading

Yuri Denisyuk

Yuri Nikolaevich Denisyuk (July 27, 1927 in Sochi – May 14, 2006 in Saint Petersburg) a Soviet physicist, one of the founders of optical holography. Continue reading

Leon Battista Alberti

Leon Battista Alberti (Italian: [leˈom batˈtista alˈbɛrti]; February 18, 1404 – April 25, 1472) was an Italian humanist author, artist, architect, poet, priest, linguist, philosopher and cryptographer; he epitomised the Renaissance Man. Continue reading

Scientific explanation of perspective in art

The Italian painter and architect Leon Battista Alberti in his book De pictures (On Painting), also known as Della pittura, written in 1435, he describes the science behind the perspectives in art. (basically how to make building look real in a painting via vanishing points and lighting points) Continue reading

Renaissance concept of the artist originated in Florence

In 1435, the Renaissance concept of an artist originated in Florence, Italy, all due to Leon Battista Alberti's influential book De pictura, or Della pittura (On Painting). Continue reading