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Femininity and Masculinity in Eighteenth-century Art and Culture (Edited by Gill Perry & Michael Rossington)

Femininity and Masculinity in Eighteenth-century Art and Culture (Edited by Gill Perry & Michael Rossington) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my… 181 more words

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Art Appreciation Diploma - Module 4 18th Century

1. In 250 words, what were the central values of the academies of art established in the 17th and 18th centuries? Discuss how these are apparent in a painting of your choice. 1,035 more words

Art History

Examining the Role of an Artist

Jacques-Louis David’s The Coronation of Napoleon commemorates Napoleon’s self-coronation on a grand scale. The painting depicts Napoleon crowning his wife Josephine in the presence of his family, court, and Pope Pius VII. 1,850 more words


A self-portrait of left hand sketched by right hand, of my own.

Hand always leaves me with an overwhelming sense of desire, as most of time in our life we pull out our hands craving for food to survive, longing for love against loneliness, praying for utmost ease and comfort standing by our side, raging wars relentlessly against others with all kinds of ideological or religious purposes. 122 more words


"The artist must be a philosopher..."

“The artist must be a philosopher…

Socrates the skilled sculptor, Jean-Jacques the good musician, and the immortal Poussin, tracing on the canvas the sublime lessons of philosophy, are so many proofs that an artistic genius should have no other guide except the torch of reason.”

— Jacques-Louis David, French, painter


Modern Sauce

My cousin, Jaimie, picked me up from my house at noon and we headed for the arts district in Downtown Dallas. I made her stop for coffee on the way. 861 more words

Miranda Writes

Un florilège

Le Petit Palais, in the heart of Paris has two shows dedicated to 18th century art on now through July 9, 2017. One is Le Baroque des Lumières featuring the best paintings from Parisian churches and the other is De Watteau à David. 54 more words