19 12, 2021

GLORIOUS ART!

2021-12-20T17:02:53-08:00

Christ is born.
And the angel said: “this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in cloths, and lying in a manger.” Luke 2:12

Christ, Christmas, birth, painting, Jesus, Fresco, virgin, Mary, nativity[…]

GLORIOUS ART!2021-12-20T17:02:53-08:00
21 12, 2020

Mary is Shocked, Scared and Full of Wonder

2020-12-21T09:21:11-08:00

Annunciation, iPad painting by Kirby Kendrick Annunciation, iPad painting by Kirby Kendrick

And the angel, Gabriel, said to Mary, “Do not be afraid, for you shall bear a son and name him Jesus. He will be great and will be called The Son of the […]

Mary is Shocked, Scared and Full of Wonder2020-12-21T09:21:11-08:00
14 03, 2018

The Artist We Love To Hate

2020-05-29T04:28:51-07:00

Double Portrait of Lucian Freud and Frank Auerbach, 1964 Double Portrait of Lucian Freud and Frank Auerbach, 1964
Francis Bacon
Moderna Museet, Stockholm

Was Francis Bacon really the greatest painter of the 20th century, or just a fascinating crazy mess?

Margaret Thatcher described him as “that man who […]

The Artist We Love To Hate2020-05-29T04:28:51-07:00
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
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
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