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Artwork teaches us how to draw all sorts of objects, scenes and vistas where the world is your canvas and you can draw your own experiences.

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Paintings by Edouard Manet

Going against contemporary ideas of art, Edouard Manet brought the modernist point of view into direct conflict with conventional standards. His resistance attracted artists such as Claude Monet, who joined together to form the Impressionist movement. See Manet's paintings.


Kintsugi: What a Broken Bowl Can Teach Us

"One can consider how we might live a kintsugi life, or 'rebirth' finding value in the cracks ... bringing to light the scars that have come from life experiences."

Sistine Chapel Art Hides Secret Female Anatomy Symbols, Claims New Analysis

Is one of the world's greatest works of Renaissance art a roadmap to the human reproductive system?

Historical Analysis Shows #FoodPorn Predates the Instagram Era

A historical study shows that since 1500, paintings have disproportionately depicted indulgent food not commonly found in everyday meals.

Exploring the Forgotten Structures of Paris

French photographer Laurent Kronental chronicles the architecturally impressive, sometimes surreal postmodern public housing projects around Paris.

Watch This Artist Turn Water Into Van Gogh Masterpiece

Turkish artist uses ancient technique to make beautiful liquid pictures. Vincent would be proud.

Google's New Tilt Brush App Makes 3-D Painting a (Virtual) Reality

Could the newly released app mean that the next artistic masterpiece of the 21st century will be a downloadable, immersive and interactive VR experience?

Computers Create a Rembrandt 2.0

Rembrandt may not be able to create his masterful paintings anymore, but computers can.

Adult Coloring Books: Creative and Subversive?

HowStuffWorks Now talks to the artists behind the wildly popular books and wonders if the future could hold an "Anarchist Coloring Book."

How Indoor Clouds Work

Can weather move indoors? Thanks to an artist from Amsterdam, yes. Learn how these works of climate art come to be, and whether you're likely to have indoor weather of your own anytime soon.

How Lampworking Works

In glass blowing, artists give form to their work by blowing air into hot glass. People who practice lampworking also create art from the same stuff your windows are made from. What makes lampworking unique, and how did it get its name?