The New Art History has begun to examine an aspect of Surrealism rarely discussed by art historians under Modernism-the overall misogyny of the movement.
Virgin martyrs are an interesting and puzzling part of the Catholic church’s history.
Lynne Yamamoto and Yong Soon Min incorporate their experiences as Asian-American women into their work in order to express their cultural, sexual, and political struggles.
The idea of comics generally evokes one of two images in the mind of the general populace: silly cartoons in the newspaper, or juvenile super-hero cartoons in the store.
Pablo Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon of 1907 has long been seen as the work of art that defines the beginning of modern art.
Vincent Van Gogh was an avid collector of Japanese prints, and many of his compositions demonstrate his interest in Japanese culture.
In this presentation I will be exploring Andrea Palladio’s Composite Temple front façade design, focusing on texts written by Rudolf Wittkower and Bruce Boucher.
Although the work of Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres seemed not to change radically throughout his lifetime and his work may appear to have little deep meaning, this paper will attempt to show otherwise through an examination of The Turkish Bath.
“As Poetry admits not a Letter that is Insignificant, so Painting admits not a Grain of Sand or a Blade of Grass Insignificant- much less an Insignificant Blur or Mark.” William Blake, “A Vision of the Last Judgment”
The German Romantic art movement of the late 1700s and early 1800s was one that was obsessed with the relationship between religion and the creative arts.
The Villa of Mysteries, which is situated approximately a mile outside of Pompeii, is one of the most controversial art works to survive the Roman Empire. What makes the Villa so mysterious is a large room that contains the only series of frescoes to depict a full initiation ceremony into a Dionysian cult whose members … [Read more…]
This work consists of a series of sculptures which I created from discarded materials.
In the same way that I begin to conceptualize a photo or a painting or graphics piece before I begin, I would like to explain my style of art work (and to give my brain a chance to revert back to the left side). When creating art, I strive to achieve a complex simplicity.
This is a presentation of ten scenes, and yet it is one piece of art. All of the works come together to present a view on life.