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BLOSSOMS IN BRUSHSTROKES:
FLOWER SYMBOLISM IN ART

Artists have been drawn to flowers for centuries due to their bright colors, natural beauty and ephemeral quality. Join us on this exploration of the symbolism of flowers throughout art history.

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Animal Symbolism in Fine Art and Antiques
Animal Symbolism in Fine Art and Antiques

Before humans roamed on the earth there were animals, who inhabited the ...

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3 Women Who Shaped Impressionism
3 Women Who Shaped Impressionism

Impressionism, renowned for its innovative techniques that pushed modern...

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Who is Paul Cézanne, the Father of Modern Art?
Who is Paul Cézanne, the Father of Modern Art?

    Founding Father Paul Cézanne, a name synonymous with innova...

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Aspen, Colorado
The Rich History of Art in Aspen, Colorado

Introduction to Aspen’s History Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mount...

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The Expressionism Art Movement Explained
The Expressionism Art Movement Explained

  From the stage set by European modernists and the economic devastation...

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Steeped in Tradition: The History of Tea
Steeped in Tradition: The History of Tea

The Origins of Tea Tea, found in countless coffee shops and home pant...

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A Guide to Asian Pottery: Exploring the Rich History and Techniques
A Guide to Asian Pottery: Exploring the Rich ...

Pottery first emerged across Asia, particularly in regions like China, ...

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4 Famous Portraits and Their Mysterious Sitters
4 Famous Portraits and Their Mysterious Sitters

Portraiture, one of the oldest genres of art dedicated to capturing a p...

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M.S. Rau Heads to Aspen
M.S. Rau Heads to Aspen

A New Chapter in Our History For the first time in our 113-year history...

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The History of the Color Purple, the Royal Hue
The History of the Color Purple, the Royal Hue

From the ancient Phoenician dye to its symbolic use in medieval and Rena...

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How to Identify Wood in Antique Furniture
How to Identify Wood in Antique Furniture

Antique Furniture & Wood Antique wooden furniture, especially in pr...

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A-List Art: Celebrity Art Collectors and Their Influence
A-List Art: Celebrity Art Collectors and Thei...

Did you know that Sir Elton John has one of the largest private collecti...

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Picture Perfect Pawns: The Aesthetic History of Chess
Picture Perfect Pawns: The Aesthetic History ...

For centuries, chess has tested the skills and puzzled the minds of stra...

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Artist Friendships
6 Famous Friendships That Shaped Art History

No matter the era or movement, friendships between artists have played a...

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