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Delaney Self-Portrait.jpg “The impression I carried away was being saturated in color and light. Poor in everything but pigment. With pigment he was lavish as a millionaire.” These are the words author Henry Miller used to...
At the age of 26, inspired by the sight of a German sculptor in Central Park modeling the head of a wolf, American Edward Kemeys devoted himself to learning the art of sculpture. The self-taught artist made several extended trips to the...
The practice of branding has been around for thousands of years in the form of watermarks on paper, trademarks on products, hallmarks on precious metals, and of course actual brands burned into the hides of livestock. Initially intended to...
Prodigal_Son.jpg French sculptor Auguste Rodin ranks among the world’s most recognized and beloved artists. His sculptures, infused with palpable physical tension and deep emotional power, captured the popular imagination when...
Chimu_Breastplate.jpg While this Peruvian breastplate boasts the same splendor and craftsmanship as European armor of the same time, its purpose was not protection. Made from gold, a relatively soft and precious metal that was...