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

Sao Paulo Modern Art Week

The first Modern Art Festival in South America was Sao Paulo Modern Art Week, held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in February 1922. Continue reading

First Landscape in Art

Landscape first appeared in Sumerian art circa 2300 BCE, Continue reading

Russian Art Professor Creates Holograms

In 1969, an art professor in the Soviet Union, by the name of Uri N. Denisyuk, wanted to provide a full record of things. Continue reading