Tag Archive: Renaissance art

Feb 10

Arts Everyday Living: The Perfect Election—What if Monet were President?

PLEASE click on the works of art to ENLARGE them.     WHAT IF THE 2016 ELECTION CENTERED ON ART THE ISSUES: ABSTRACTION __________ VS. REALISM __________ OR THE BEAUTIFUL _________ VS. THE UGLY __________   HOW ABOUT MONET FOR PRESIDENT? __________   WITH RUNNING MATE MARY CASSATT? __________   FREE ACCESS TO EVERY MUSEUM __________   …

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Nov 21

Arts Everyday Living: Leonardo and Einstein—Dreams of the Future

      LEONARDO & EINSTEIN ENVISIONING THE FUTURE   A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future.   ____________________   Twentieth century physicist Albert Einstein (1879-1955) was only 17 when he penned the words above as part of a school essay Mes Projects d’Avenir (my projects …

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Apr 03

Arts Everyday Living: A Week at the Gallery—Art of the Madonna, Easter Prelude

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.    THE ART OF THE MADONNA  A WEEK AT THE ART GALLERY  NEW 2015 EXHIBITIONS   Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea, with its more than 60 interpretations of the Madonna from a host of international museums, is a moving prelude to the arrival of Easter on Sunday. Just …

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Mar 19

Arts Everyday Living: What is Art—The Eternal Question—Michelangelo & Rodin

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.     WHAT IS ART? THE ETERNAL QUESTION  BODY & SOUL   Man himself is the inspiration in this fourth attempt to comprehend the essence of art….. The body always expresses the spirit whose envelope it is.  And for him who can see, the nude offers …

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Mar 17

Arts Everyday Living: What is Art—The Eternal Question—The Da Vinci Clue

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.      WHAT IS ART?  THE ETERNAL QUESTION THE DA VINCI CLUE   Here’s the second installment with another clue to the perennial mystery of art….. Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.* Oscar Wilde, Picture …

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Mar 09

Arts Everyday Living: Birds in Art—the Peacock Rises in Spring

PLEASE click on the works of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE them.   THE PEACOCK RISES IN SPRING  BIRDS IN ART   Spring, at least according to the calendar, is almost here if you live in the Northern hemisphere. In spite of the unusually frigid temperatures and blanket of snow, the birds have still been arriving, sometimes …

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Dec 01

Arts Everyday Living: An Artist’s Palate—The Art of Food, Calorie-Free Highlights

PLEASE click, sometimes twice, on the works of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE them.   AN ARTIST’S PALATE: THE ART OF FOOD, PART I  MONDAY AT THE ART MUSEUM Still recovering from Thanksgiving dinner?  Or are you ready for another feast, calorie-free, with no chance of indigestion? An Artist’s Palate: The Art of Food Through the Centuries, Part …

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Jul 09

Arts Everyday Living: Cats, Cats, and More Cats—Through an Artist’s Eyes

Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them.        CATS, CATS, AND MORE CATS: THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES Looking for images of cats in Western art on the internet was not as easy a process compared to dogs.  (See: Dogs in Art, July 7.)  In fact, on wikiarts, the ratio of dogs to …

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Nov 16

Arts Everyday Living: Angels in Art This Week—Leonardo’s Mona Lisa of Angels

Click on the work of art to enlarge it.   The eye encompasses the beauty of the whole world. Leonardo da Vinci   Is she the Mona Lisa of angels?  Enchanting us with her expressive eyes and subtle smile? Yet, Head of a Young Woman (Study for the Angel in the “Virgin of the Rocks”) predates …

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Jul 12

Arts Everyday Living: A Week at the Museum, III—The Mona Lisa in Multi-Media at the Louvre

Click on the Mona Lisa to enhance it.     Would you like to experience the Mona Lisa via multi-media?  The Louvre, one of the oldest art museums in the world, has decidedly gone high-tech.  Enter its website (link below) and click on A CLOSER LOOK: 13 INTERACTIVE MULTI-MEDIA STUDIES  at the top of the main …

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