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1 03, 2016

The Kiss and Art

2016-03-01T17:25:18-08:00

The Kiss of Betrayal

"Kiss of Judas", 1304-06, Giotto, Fresco (detail) Scrovegni Chapel, Padua, Italy “Kiss of Judas” Fresco (detail), 1304-06
Giotto di Bondone

This magnificent fresco portraying the betrayal of Jesus, was painted by Giotto over 700 years ago in the […]

The Kiss and Art2016-03-01T17:25:18-08:00
3 02, 2016

Ahhh-mazingg’ Art Museum

2016-02-03T09:07:04-08:00

 
AHHH-MAZINGG’!

Hottest new museum to hit USA is the Broad Museum in downtown Los Angeles! The architecture alone is worth the trip…a honeycombed boxy building tilted on its side filled with natural light.

Broad Museum, Los Angeles, CA September 20, 2015 Broad Museum
Los […]

Ahhh-mazingg’ Art Museum2016-02-03T09:07:04-08:00
5 01, 2016

Artists to Watch in 2016!

2016-01-05T23:45:35-08:00

Spielbergian Climax, Hebru Brantley, 2014 Spielbergian Climax, Hebru Brantley, 2014

Hebru Brantley

33 years old and 6’8″ tall, Hebru Brantley is Chicago’s fastest-rising visual artist. A street painter turned fine artist making comic-book style pop-art paintings, his figures reflect his growing up on the south side of […]

Artists to Watch in 2016!2016-01-05T23:45:35-08:00
24 11, 2015

Salvador Dalí…Revealed!

2015-11-24T08:30:04-08:00

Magnificent oil painter, megalomaniac, devoted husband, exquisite jeweler, bizarre film creator, sculptor, narcissist, multi-millionaire…

Salvador Dali, 1904-1989

SALVADOR DALÍ
1904-1989



Dalí: “I am the first to be surprised and often terrified by the images I see appear upon my canvas.”

The surreal art world exploded with the arrival […]

Salvador Dalí…Revealed!2015-11-24T08:30:04-08:00
21 10, 2015

Andy Warhol…Why Is He An Important Artist?

2015-10-21T10:13:54-07:00

Andy Warhol painted icons. He painted Marilyn Monroe only after she took her own life. These images deliver a big punch. Mortality stares us in the face…Marilyn’s mortality and our own.

Andy Warhol painted history […]

Andy Warhol…Why Is He An Important Artist?2015-10-21T10:13:54-07:00
1 09, 2015

Dark Moments…Great Painters

2015-09-01T10:38:52-07:00

Ever wondered why we are fascinated and confused by beautiful paintings that have ominous images?

Brain researchers in the field of Neuroscience have increasingly turned their eyes on art in an effort to understand how we see these works of art.

There is a deep portion of the brain, the amygdala, which triggers BOTH negative […]

Dark Moments…Great Painters2015-09-01T10:38:52-07:00
2 06, 2015

Most Famous Art Show In The World

2015-06-02T02:15:15-07:00

If you ​happen to be in Venice between June and November this year, you will find yourself in the midst of the most important art show in the world,​ t​h​e Venice Biennale. The Olympics of art.

Art from 88 countries fills the museums, the palazzos, the canal-­fronted warehouses, […]

Most Famous Art Show In The World2015-06-02T02:15:15-07:00
12 05, 2015

Troubled Times – Brilliant Art

2015-05-12T10:00:42-07:00

Jacob Lawrence
1917-2000

“The migration was spurred on by the treatment of the tenant farmers by the planter.” Jacob Lawrence “The migration was spurred on by the treatment of the tenant farmers by the planter.”
Jacob Lawrence

One hundred years ago there were two big issues in America…migration […]

Troubled Times – Brilliant Art