“I Will Go Through Hundreds or Thousands of Photographs Before I Find the Right Image to Work On”
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In our new series 12 Qs, artists answer 12 questions about their creative process, philosophy, and more. This installment features Richard White, whose colorizations of old photographs breathe new lif…

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Photochromes of America c. 1900

Snapshots of America at the turn of the 20th century. These images are uniquely colorized through the process of photochrome printing, a print technique for adding color to ink-based paper reproductions of black and white photographs.

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Guercino

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri was a Baroque, Italian figure painter widely known in his time and after his death as Guercino, which translates “the squinter,” a nickname he accrued from being cross-eyed. Some artists and historians believe that Guercino’s co…

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Magnum Photos: Cristina de Middel

Cristina de Middel began a career in photojournalism in her home country, Spain, as a staff photographer for a newspaper. Filled with wanderlust and striving to search for, what she has described as “the drama of life,” de Middel traveled frequently on her…

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Paul Sérusier

Born in Paris, Paul Sérusier studied at an alternative liberal art academy, where he met a group of Symbolists. Working closely with his friends, Paul Gauguin, Maurice Denis, Pierre Bonnard, and Édouard Vuillard, Sérusier employed bold colors and flattened…

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The Ocean Blue

Stunning photography from the depths of the ocean blue. Featuring images of mystical and spine-chilling creatures, as captured by Jeremy Bishop, Kyle Loftus, and more.

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Grant Wood

Grant Wood, best known as the hand behind American Gothic, was one of the preeminent figures of American Regionalism, a movement that emerged in America’s Midwest and Deep South during the Great Depression. His works translate the everyday, American farm…

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Grant Wood: Featured Works

A collection by the preeminent American Regionalist, Grant Wood.

As part of our “Why Is This Famous?” series, we covered the backstory of Wood’s most well-known work, American Gothic. Read it at my.meural.com/editorial/31….

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Why Is This Famous?: American Gothic

In our series Why Is This Famous?, we aim to answer the unanswerable: How does a work actually enter the public consciousness?

Why Is This Famous?: American Gothic
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Images from the First Colour Publication on Fish

Images from the First Colour Publication on Fish, originally published in 1719, with a second edition in 1754, lays claim to being the earliest known publication of color images of fish—in this case, those of the waters of the East Indies. This wonderful…

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