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The Inside Story Behind Rembrandt’s 8 Amazing Millennium Etchings

Even centuries after his lifetime, Rembrandt’s etchings are still considered some of the finest examples of the medium. His innovations to the art of etching would go on to influence Goya, [...]

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What Are Etchings and How Are Etchings Made?

Etchings have been hugely influential in art history, particularly in the development of printmaking. The art of etching is one of the oldest printmaking mediums—originating in the 15th century [...]

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What Makes a Master Artist? Meet 7 Legendary Masters in Our New Video

How does an artist become a Master? In this new video, Park West profiles seven undeniable masters of art history—Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Francisco Goya, Pablo Picasso, Pierre-Auguste [...]

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How 8 of Rembrandt’s Original Etching Plates Changed Hands for Over 300 Years

In the popular musical “Hamilton,” George Washington reminds the audience that no one has any control over “who lives / who dies / who tells your story.” That can be especially true for artists [...]

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How Rembrandt van Rijn Changed the Art of Etching Forever

Rembrandt van Rijn’s name is synonymous with fine art and a mastery of technique, but few realize that his impact on the art world has more to do with printmaking than his skills with a brush. [...]

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Behind the Artist: Rembrandt van Rijn

Nearly 400 years ago, Dutch visionary Rembrandt van Rijn famously wrote: “Choose only one master—nature.” True to his muse, Rembrandt’s magnitude continues to puzzle those in its presence. There [...]

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Art News: New Gardner Museum Lead, Herzog Court Victory, ‘Genius’ to Profile Picasso

The art world is full of fascinating exhibitions, intriguing discoveries, and moments that shape history. Here are some of the latest news items making art headlines. New Leads in Gardner Museum [...]

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Art News: ‘The Night Watch’ Sleepover, Fine Art Inspires ‘Wonder Woman,’ Top 20 Museums

The art world is full of fascinating exhibitions, intriguing discoveries, and moments that shape history. Here are some of the latest news items making art headlines.   Dutch Teacher Spends [...]

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Art News: $10-Million Gardner Museum Reward, Renoir Museum, Famous Photos Recreated

The art world is full of fascinating exhibitions, intriguing discoveries, and moments that shape history. Here are some of the latest news items making art headlines.   Reward for Stolen Gardner [...]

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Could Artificial Intelligence Be a New Paintbrush?

Artificial intelligence is on its way to becoming the next instrument in an artist’s toolkit. The creation of art has advanced over the centuries, starting with pigments on cave walls and [...]