November 30, 2016 • What is the meaning of the song "Paint it Black" by the Rolling Stones? An interpretation and analysis of the song lyrics reveals the importance of the Vietnam War in "Paint it Black."
July 14, 2016 • culture What is the meaning and history of dream catchers? What are the origins, legend and story behind the dreamcatcher?
July 12, 2016 • music What is the meaning of the Radiohead bear art? The Kid A bear logo has become a symbol of Radiohead itself and may have been inspired by American artist Charles Burchfield.
June 10, 2016 • tv Why did Jon Snow die? Find out why your favorite Game of Thrones characters died in the Hall of Faces.
Artist Charles Burchfield is known for painting nature landscapes, but his uncanny house paintings of haunted houses with faces are some of Burchfield's most interesting art.
What is the meaning of the painting American Gothic (1930) by Grant Wood? Interpretation and analysis of this famous example of 20th century American regional art.
What is the meaning of artist Edward Hopper's diner painting Nighthawks? The scene seems to come straight out of classic Hollywood film noir.
What is the meaning of Guernica, the 1937 mural by Pablo Picasso? Spain and bullfighting influence the meaning of this famous anti war painting.
What does Siouxsie and the Banshees' post punk music have to do with anti Nazi Berlin Dada art? Everything!
What does Starry Night Over the Rhone mean? The meaning of Starry Night is often debated and analyzed, but less attention is given to the meaning behind Starry Night Over the Rhone, one of Van Gogh’s first “starry night” paintings.
What is the meaning and history of the Russian Matryoshka nesting doll? Learn more about the fascinating souvenir and folk art stacking doll from Russia!
What is the meaning of Stonehenge? While theories abound, the true meaning and purpose of Stonehenge remains largely a mystery.
The wooden Dala horse (also known as a Dalecarlian horse) is an example of Swedish folk art, but what is the meaning and history behind these painted carved toy horses from Sweden?
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