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February 11, 2020

From ancient rock art to contemporary feminist art, South African artists have much to add to the global art collective, as well as celebrate ideas from numerous voices from this culturally complex land.

January 28, 2020

The aforementioned Levine, alongside Hasbro designer Stan Weston, invented the G.I. Joe line of action figures — likely some of the earliest, if not the first, toys of that kind. Early G.I. Joe figurines featured changeable clothes, and initially cam...

January 16, 2020

It’s not a swift process; images have taken her up to a year to create. It all proves the point that these images are decidedly not simple snapshots. Dr. English takes issue with news headlines that say “something like ‘Hubble snaps a picture of [x]....

In 2015, Lloyd Matthews and Joan Rankin proposed that Stonehenge “was, in fact, a complex and significant prehistoric calendar.” First, they took a close look at its enclosure. “The circle is situated in such a way so that the sunrise positions of th...

January 15, 2020

The frustration partly stems from the inconvenience aimless satellites pose to scientists working on obtaining data and images from space. Alex Parker, planetary astronomer and artist, shared a star-studded astrophoto with a white streak going throug...

January 15, 2020

The Maya Codex was found alongside other artifacts that were eventually verified as authentic, but, because it was recovered by looters under strange circumstances, experts thought it was a fake. Apparently, in 1966, a wealthy Mexican collector by th...

January 15, 2020

Comprised of the Greek words helios (sun) and graphein (writing), heliography — or héliographie in French — means sunwriting. Niépce coined the term after he realized that Bitumen of Judea, a naturally occurring asphalt that hardens when exposed to l...

January 15, 2020

Vintage US Space Achievement Stamps 1960 —1975: A photo essay | Echo I | Project Mercury | US Space Walk | First Man on Moon | Space Achievement Decade | SpaceLab

November 11, 2019

The fictional work is presented as the diary and impromptu autobiography of Rabo Karabekian, a well-off but lonely artist in his senior years, whose quiet life is uprooted by a bossy and sexually provocative woman by the name of Mrs. Circe Berman. Th...

October 15, 2019

If you were a wildly successful entrepreneur dead set on finding a way to preserve the deep love you share with your romantic partner for all eternity, would you alter the course of human evolution to do it? And, if so, where would you start? Futuris...

October 15, 2019

To collect, preserve, interpret, and display the artifacts and history of the information age.

This is the mission statement of the American Computer & Robotics Museum (ACRM) located in Bozeman, Montana. Founded by Barbara and George Keremedjiev (1952...

September 24, 2019

The festival, which first opened in 2007 as a showcase of new and older Greek film productions, aims to entertain as well as educate the general public about Greek cinematographic art and all that it entails, from acting to stage design to the music...

July 29, 2019

Ajuan Song is a Chinese artist based in the United States. Her work is an interesting fusion of surrealism, conceptual art, figurative art, and social commentary. She is currently preparing to show her latest work with her upcoming solo show, “Tear o...

July 15, 2019

The leaf gets its name from financier John Pierpont Morgan (1837 - 1913), who purchased the artifact in 1912 for 30,000 francs at a Sotheby's auction in New York City. Morgan was a lover of art, science, and history, and the Morgan Leaf — which i...

July 15, 2019

In 1973, anthropologist Justine Cordwell wrote a paper titled “The Very Human Arts of Transformation” in which she explains her theory for why people put such attention on changing their appearance. “Mankind, from earliest times,” she writes, “has pr...

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