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The Renaissance was an important period of European history, considered a time of blossoming art, architecture, politics, science and literature thought and creativity. These seven popular and famous renaissance paintings represent a culture of patronage and interest in new technologies, meant ...

Leo Tolstoy could be called a father of abstract expressionism and the expressionist movements of the 19th and 20th centuries. His “Expression Theory” centered on the idea that art elicits and provokes emotion in the viewer. Tolstoy believed that the ...

 A long unanswered question considers whether life imitates art, or the reverse? If life is moved by art, which it most certainly is, then museums are very important in assuring that people of every class have access to inspiration and ...
the physical impossibility of death in the mind of someone living

Some people consider art boring. First of all, nothing in this world is universally boring. What fascinates one person may not get the same reaction from another. The same is true with art. In as much as different people like ...
At the Rendezvous of Friends – Max Erntz

The things that move the world forward and backward – war, disease, wealth, poverty, religion, spirituality, discovery – only do so when they are processed through the lens of humanity’s thoughts about them. That’s how art moves the world forward. ...