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The 22 Periods/ Movements in Art History

Our first in our series on prominent artists, Vincent Van Gogh was well received and I think many of us do not really know much about the history of art, the eras, their characteristics, prominent artists and events that probably influenced them. 1,169 more words

Interesting Fact

Answer to Art Quiz #3: bald man crucified

I am very grateful for the joking or thoughtful, or wondering comments to my Art Quiz post, but here’s the correct answer to my questions, “Who is that?” and “What is this crucifix all about?” 163 more words

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Australian Icons: Max Dupain's 'Sunbaker'

On the 27th of July 1992, Australia’s most celebrated twentieth-century photographer Max Dupain died in Sydney, Australia. From 1924 – the year a Box Brownie camera was given to him by his uncle – right up to his very last days, he had taken hundreds of thousands of pictures capturing the daily life of Sydney. 560 more words

Art History

Art History - Pet Photographer / Pet Portrait Pencil Artist

I found this artist on line while searching for fun photos of pets to post on Facebook.   I love that the internet helps to keep artist like this alive and allowing so many people to enjoy his art 100 years later.   141 more words

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Impressionism and Manet

Impressionist paintings are my favourite and I tend to spend most time at any museum with Monet, Manet, Degas, Renoir, Pissarro et al. So this post on painters labeled  523 more words

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Art Quiz #3: crucified bald man

What is this? Or, rather, who is this, crucified?

The answer’s going to be here tonight, so get back for the full story, but don’t hesitate to tell me your version now!

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On Teleology, Evolution, Suit-Wearing and History as Novelism

I was having this conversation yesterday with my girlfriend about how in talk of evolution there is room to disagree with so-called evolutionists because some evolutionist don’t know what the hell they’re talking about. 690 more words

Art Criticism