Visual Arts

Diego Rivera - About the Artist

Considered the greatest Mexican painter of the twentieth century, Diego Rivera had a profound effect on the international art world.

Aug 26th, 2006 | 167 comments

Alexander Calder - About the Artist

Alexander Calder's prolific and passionate output brought with it a humor and sense of play unlike any before, redefining what art could be.

Aug 12th, 2006 | 20 comments

Robert Capa - In Love and War

Read an essay that proves Robert Capa's "Falling Soldier" is genuine.

May 28th, 2006 | 24 comments

Georgia O'Keeffe - About the Painter

For nearly a century, O'Keeffe's representations of the beauty of the American landscape were a brave counterpoint to the chaotic images embraced by the art world.

Apr 28th, 2006 | 212 comments

Norman Rockwell - About Norman Rockwell

Norman Rockwell thought of himself first and foremost a commercial illustrator. Hesitant to consider it art, he harbored deep insecurities about his work.

Feb 7th, 2006 | 14 comments

Richard Avedon - About the Photographer

Richard Avedon's stark imagery and brilliant insight into his subjects' characters made him one of the premier American portrait photographers.

Sep 11th, 2005 | 38 comments

James Dean - Photo Gallery

Known for his explosive role in Rebel Without a Cause, Dean is explored by photographer Dennis Stock in filmmaker’s Gail Lavine’s story of James Dean.

May 11th, 2005 | 0 comments

Frederic Remington - About Frederic Remington

With his dynamic representations of cowboys and cavalrymen, bronco busters and braves, 19th-century artist Frederic Remington created a mythic image of the American West that continues to inspire America today.

Feb 17th, 2003 | 15 comments

Robert Motherwell - About Robert Motherwell

In 1940, a young painter named Robert Motherwell came to New York City and joined a group of artists — including Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko and Franz Kline — who set out to change the face of American painting.

Nov 8th, 2002 | 8 comments
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