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Why Are Artworks Of The Prophet Muhammad Forbidden?

Have you ever wondered why Islam, the second largest of the Abrahamic religions seems to have a dearth of pictorial representations? In particular, its main human figure, the prophet Muhammad, is apparently off-limits to figurative rendition of any kind. Well,…

Folio 01: Egyptian Gods In Art

ArtBoard Folio is a new weekly format we are launching, focusing on a single theme each time. It will explore ideas, people, places, activities, and phenomena, whether from the ancient past or from the present moment. The first Folio is…

Climate Vandals Strike At Monet In Sweden

We regret to inform you that another pair of trust fund kids have attacked a prized European artwork. AP reports that two women were taken in by police in Stockholm, Sweden, after throwing paint at and glueing themselves to Monet’s…

REVISITING A DECADE-OLD VISION

US/ In 1974, Nelson Stevens wanted to turn black neighborhoods into outdoor galleries. To bring this vision to life, in 1974, Stevens and his team started creating murals on the streets of Springfield’s black neighborhoods, which continued for many years.…