Woman with Dead Child, Käthe Kollwitz, 1903, etching. Kollwitz lost a son in WWI and a grandson in WWII. Her work became overwhelmingly about the savage waste of war, as seen through a mother’s heart.

Woman with Dead Child, Käthe Kollwitz, 1903, etching. Kollwitz lost a son in WWI and a grandson in WWII. Her work became overwhelmingly about the savage waste of war, as seen through a mother’s heart.

“Bluewald,” 1989, by Cady Nolan, is the top-selling work by a living woman artist. It sold for $9.8 million at auction in Spring 2015. If you think that's a lot, compare it to $58.4 million for a Jeff Koons.

“Bluewald,” 1989, by Cady Nolan, is the top-selling work by a living woman artist. It sold for $9.8 million at auction in Spring 2015. If you think that's a lot, compare it to $58.4 million for a Jeff Koons.

Daddy's little helper, oil on Belgian linen, 14X18, by Carol L. Douglas

Daddy's little helper, oil on Belgian linen, 14X18, by Carol L. Douglas

Matthew Brady and other Civil War era photographers were using wet-plate collodion photography, which require doing their darkroom work in the field. Still, he managed to capture images that move us 150 years later, like this famous image of the Sunken Road (1862) from Antietam.

Matthew Brady and other Civil War era photographers were using wet-plate collodion photography, which require doing their darkroom work in the field. Still, he managed to capture images that move us 150 years later, like this famous image of the Sunken Road (1862) from Antietam.

Siyuan Zhao was mistaken for a performance artist (taken by artist Rudy Perez at the scene).

Siyuan Zhao was mistaken for a performance artist (taken by artist Rudy Perez at the scene).

"Bird with Stars" by Kiki Smith. Etching, drypoint, and aquatint | crow | raven.

"Bird with Stars" by Kiki Smith. Etching, drypoint, and aquatint | crow | raven.

Skeletal Giacometti Sculpture on Parisian Street - Photographie de Gordon Parks

Skeletal Giacometti Sculpture on Parisian Street

Dark Side of Typography

Dark Side of Typography

Egon Schiele: title unknown. Minimalism at its haunting best. Schiele's work fascinates, fraught with danger, fear, hunger and pain. His use of negative and positive space and his focus on the hands with jaundiced colour. His work seems to depict a stolen

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