What Makes a Masterpiece?

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The Birth of New Art

Anyone who has ever dropped and shattered a glass on the floor can appreciate the problem of cleaning it up. There are always very tiny...

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Art for Many Generations

When Auguste Rodin originally conceived The Thinker sculpture, it was to be part of a larger piece. This was to be the centerpiece of his...

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Chinese Fine Porcelain Art

The Ming Dynasty in China lasted nearly 300 years. During its reign over the country, the government was relatively stable and the populace was protected...

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The Business of Art Sales

For centuries, artists were dependent upon finding a patron. This person would pay their living expenses and expected the artist to create commissions solely for...

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The Transparent Beauty of Colored Glass

Objects made with colored glass do not lose their transparency to light unless they are manufactured that way. There are a few glass items that...