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Tamed: Hicks' "Noah's Ark"

I decided I was sorely lacking in knowledge about the history of art here in the US of A, so I checked out “Smithsonian Q&A: American Art and Artists” from the library. 966 more words

Art Appreciation

Margarita Kareva and her Amazing Photography , A real Artist !

Margarita Kareva  is a Russian  photographer who specializes in  fantasy art photography. Her photographs  portray beautiful women who have been transformed into fairy princesses and witches. 99 more words

Art Appreciation

Photography Series: Energy

These pictures were taken in 2009 in a moving car using long shutter speeds and a red filter. Photographs that are otherwise unrecognizable inherit emotion from unorthodox methods of camera movement. 17 more words

Art Appreciation

The Story Of Art

The book I read to research this post was The Story Of Art by Sir Ernst Gombrich which is an excellent book which I bought from a car boot sale. 267 more words

Books

Art of Mixing Cultures

Paris Chinese Painting

Zao Wou-Ki (b. 1921) was trained in traditional Chinese calligraphy painting before emigrating to Paris in the 1950s , where he has been influenced by the painterly abstraction. 16 more words

20th Century