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Fabric of Society

Neptune and Cupid Plead with Vulcan for the Release of Venus and Mars, circa 1625–36

Under the reign of Louis XIV, the art of tapestry was esteemed higher than painting, prized for its power to impress the masses with royal power and wealth. Continue reading

Jackson Pollock: No Chaos

Jackson Pollock, The Flame, circa 1934–38

With his drip paintings, Jackson Pollock found a new kind of order that inspired future generations of artists in all media to strive for boundlessness. Featured Images: (Click to Enlarge) Jackson Pollock was born in 1912, in Cody, Wyo. Eight … Continue reading