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Renaissance Art Characteristics

The word Renaissance means “rebirth”. Following the Dark and Middle ages and their associated turmoil and stagnation, not to mention the Black Death, Europe experienced a rebirth of sorts with a rediscovery of math, philosophy, astrology, astronomy, science, and literature ...
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In our day and age, we snap a picture of what we want to remember, but before the snapshot came art. Art focuses in on the essence of the scene rather than the whole of it. It homes in on ...
Goya's Black Paintings

The power of art lies neither in the image nor the emotions it arouses in the viewer, rather its greatness is derived from understanding the creative forces which inspired the masterpiece. Goya’s black paintings series is a great example that proves ...

Art is a form of creative human expression, a way of enriching the human experience. We use art for our entertainment, cultural appreciation, aesthetics, personal improvement, and even social change. Whether or not we are aware of it, we allow ...
Henri-Rousseau-Portrait

“Naive” is far from the loveliest word, and it’s rarely a term we would willingly take to describe ourselves or our work. It’s an insult, right? It means you aren’t sophisticated, that you lack the experience to sit at the ...

Paul Gauguin – An artist who had a quest for lucid form of painting, which he believed had been lost and which he attempted all this life through diverse methods, to restore. The Story of Paul Gauguin is immensely cinematic 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 ...
Every human is an artist

The title “artist” doesn’t mean one who paints, draws, or sculpts. An “artist” is one who recognizes their talent and respects it. Every profession has its own form of creativity, even when it is not apparent on the surface. I-am-An-Artist ...