July 14, 2016 • 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.
March 25, 2016 • tv What did the end of the AMC TV series Mad Men mean? Why does Don Draper smile? Who made the Coke ad? What is the true meaning of the Mad Men Season 7 finale ending?
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?
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.
What does 'Viva la Vida' mean in English in the Coldplay 2008 album and song lyrics? The meaning of Viva la Vida comes back to the watermelons paintings by Frida Kahlo and the cover art of the Delacroix painting Liberty Leading the People.
There's probably a lot of people out there who can't stand most religious music made by "Christian" music artists. Why is it so hard to find not just good songs about faith, but also songs about doubt?
The song lyrics to Radiohead's song 'Like Spinning Plates' contain hidden meaning and references to a Classical Greek play and the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
What does the word W.A.S.T.E. mean or stand for? Radiohead and Thomas Pynchon both have used the word.
Is Sufjan Stevens gay? Married? Christian? You wonder about a hot, sensitive young singer songwriter who wears angel wings at live shows and who doesn’t seem to have a girlfriend.
There are a lot of labels out there for Deerhunter's Bradford Cox: skinny, gay, anorexic, asexual, virgin, Marfan disease... Anything else?
True Love Waits meaning: What is the meaning of the Radiohead OK Computer True Love Waits Song lyrics?
What is the meaning of the band name 'Radiohead'? What does 'Atoms for Peace' mean? Both of Thom Yorke's bands names have hidden meaning.
What is the meaning of Regina Spektor's song 'All the Rowboats'? Find out what meaning Winslow Homer's rowboat paintings add to the song lyrics!
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