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"You guys are awesome. I've learned so much from your site and have quoted your site in almost every assignment and paper for my art classes for the past year. Please never stop what you're doing, every sentence I read invigorates me."
- RK, MFA Student, September 2015

"Thank you so much for giving so many people the chance to learn about Modern Art!"
- J.A.F, Modern Art Lover, Nov. 2012

At a Glance

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WHO WE ARE

The Art Story is an educational 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2009 to demystify Modern Art and further art appreciation.

"After developing a serious interest in understanding and appreciating Modern Art, I found the available sources of information far too limited. Many excellent art books are too narrow in their scope, and are hard to reconcile with each other. On the internet, it was nearly impossible to find quality information organized in a consistent manner."

Michael Zurakhinsky - Founder and President

"I believe the internet can help us address all these issues, and bring art education into the 21st century. Modern Art is about ideas that should be exposed to the world, and this website and the organization as a whole strive to achieve this goal."
- Michael Zurakhinsky (Founder)

Ideas that Inspire Us:

"I am certain that after the dust of centuries has passed over cities, we too will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit."- John F. Kennedy

"The best piety is to enjoy - when you can. You are doing the most then to save the earth's character as an agreeable planet. And enjoyment radiates."Middlemarch - George Eliot
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"Art is a nation's most precious heritage. For it is in our works of art that we reveal to ourselves and to others the inner vision which guides us as a nation. And where there is no vision, the people perish."- Lyndon Johnson

"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived."- Walden by Henry David Thoreau

"Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere."- Albert Einstein


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