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Art Through My Prism

Art, particularly in its visual forms, has always been a topic of fascination for me. I could sit for hours and study a piece of painting, trying to genuinely feel every single line, marvel the beauty and reveal the artist’s thoughts and emotions concealed in the work. 380 more words


Art Movements

This week we learned about three of the major art movements which took place during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.  We researched examples of  impressionism… 13 more words


In the 60’s, simplicity and the celebration of minimal geometry in fashion replaced elaborate ornateness, which had always been equated to womenswear and ideal standards of femininity. 619 more words


Week 12: What's Your Movement?

Can you believe this is the last workout?!  Time has flown by and we have enjoyed sharing some of our favorite art movements with all of you, but now it is your turn to share with us!  344 more words

Wet Paint St. Paul

#ArtKnowItAll: Impressionism

The artwork above is called ‘Poppy Fields near Argenteuil’, by Claude Monet (photo courtesy of http://www.pixabay.com).

Welcome to the second post in my #ArtKnowItAll… 745 more words


History of Beauty edited by Umberto Eco and On Ugliness

History of Beauty is a heavy lift by many standards. Filled with sumptuous color plates (it is a Rizzoli book, enough said), and writing by Alastair McEwen, so maybe that’s why the edited by….never mind, argh. 909 more words


What's Your Favorite Moment in Art?

What’s Your Favorite Moment in Art?

For me it’s got to be all the color and whimsical unconventionality of the Fauvist Movement.