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Trivium Art History

Trivium is a free art history book, designed for discovery.

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Johannes Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer

Can you cheat at art?

Ernst Haeckel

Ernst Haeckel

The beautiful weirdness of nature

Badshahi Mosque بادشاہی مسجد

Badshahi Mosque بادشاہی مسجد

Rachel Ruysch

Rachel Ruysch

Paint flowers, make money.

The infinite complexities of the theory of beauty, distilled into six perfect principles. You read it here first, folks.

The Analysis of Beauty

William Hogarth

Sandro Botticelli

Sandro Botticelli

A fulcrum between old and new

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"My isolation was welcome" — Jim Carrey turns to art

Actor Jim Carrey turns painter, to heal a broken heart

In praise of the Rauschenberg Foundation, champions of fair use

In March of 2016, the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation announced a dramatic new fair use policy, allowing educational projects to use images of the great artist's work.

It's time to get serious

It's never been more important to stay focused on making positive change in the world.