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Baring it all: a history of the nude

Just like us humans, art history started its life in the nude. Therefore, before we can establish the line between art and porn, it’s important to explore the history behind the nude.

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What are art prints?

A delve into the world of prints and an insight into how our artists create them.

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What is abstract art? (And why your three-year-old couldn’t have made this)

When it comes to Abstract art, there’s more to it than meets the eye.

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David Hockney: 5 (and a bit) facts you may not know

West Yorkshire native and Pop Art pioneer, Hockney is a contemporary art legend.

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What is fine art photography?

At first glance, photos may seem to be a snapshot of reality, but when it comes to fine art photography, it's more than just a pretty selfie. Let's go behind the lens.

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Naive art: Discovering the magic

This is not amateur hour.

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The women who shaped the art world (who you’ve probably never heard of)

For every man celebrated and lauded, there were just as many remarkable women painting, sculpting, drawing and photographing quietly (and sometimes not so quietly) throughout history.

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Let's get digital, digital: art in contemporary society

Digital art traces back to the creation of the computer. It’s a medium that continues to evolve alongside technological advances, and makes the possibilities of what artists can create endless.

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Portraiture: more than just a pretty face

Portraits portray more than just the likeness of a person.

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En plein air: how a tube revolutionised painting

Let’s get something straight: plein air paintings are not just landscapes. They’re not nearly as plain as that.

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Your ultimate art history guide. From the rise of abstract art to Monet’s impressionist landscapes, learn more about the personalities, ideas and styles throughout art history.

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