Belgian artist René Magritte was a master at playing with people's imaginations, jarring expectations and thought patterns. On the 50th anniversary of the artist's death, here is a look at his Surrealist paintings.
The German-Jewish Blumenfeld was one of the mid 20th-century's most sought-after fashion photographers. But his work is more than glitz and glamour. An Amsterdam show highlights how avant-garde art played into his work.
Sometimes you have do a double-take at an artwork to grasp how surreal it is. These artists have specialized in the art of illusion.
Art collector Peggy Guggenheim, known for supporting the careers of some of modern art's biggest names — Picasso, Miro, Pollock — made her home in Venice after the war. A look at her Venetian debut, 70 years on.
One of the reasons vinyl records are still so popular is that it's a great format for cover art. The British graphic design studio Hipgnosis were the visual pioneers of the progressive rock scene in the 1970s.
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