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Image: Joy of Life, Henri Matisse
Film by Kirby Kendrick
Animation by Simon Christopher, Light-Matter Media
You may feel a surge of joy when you see the ORIGINAL Matisse “The Red Room.” You may be brought to […]
Jasper Johns was an acclaimed artist known for his paintings of flags, targets, and other ordinary objects in […]
Surprise! Georgia O’Keeffe didn’t just make large iconic oil paintings of flowers, skyscrapers and bones against a desert landscape!
The Kiss of Betrayal
This magnificent fresco portraying the betrayal of Jesus, was painted by Giotto over 700 years ago in the […]
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.
Spielbergian Climax, Hebru Brantley, 2014
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 […]
Magnificent oil painter, megalomaniac, devoted husband, exquisite jeweler, bizarre film creator, sculptor, narcissist, multi-millionaire…
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]