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Acts of Vandalism - Damaged Works of Art
From unintended accidents to deliberate acts of destroying works of art, vandalism is found even in the best of the world’s art museums.
Frank Lloyd Wright - Price Tower Turns 50
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie Skyscraper Celebrates Fifty Years (1956-2006).
Mark Rothko on Nature and Surrealism
Mark Rothko was greatly influenced by fellow artists Bonnard, Matisse, and Gaugin. His work from 1949 and beyond look amazingly contemporary.
Whistler, Sargent - Americans in Paris exhibit
The "Americans in Paris" exhibit highlights Singer Sargent´s "Madame X."
A Brief Anthology of Nudity in Art
I discuss how nudity (both male and female) have been accepted or rejected over the centuries and how it is defined today.
Women Artists Coping With Illness: Frida Kahlo
Art and medicine is a partnering that has healed many bodies and souls. I discuss the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo as well as cancer survivors.
Bellaonline.com Art Appreciation Newsletters
If an article seems too lengthy to read at times, or if you are eager for art related information, sign up for my monthly Bellaonline.com Art Appreciation Newsletter. I will share art related material of interest to you, my readers.
Artists as Voyeurs: From Giorgione to Hockney
As a followup to my article on artists painting the nude, I discuss how some of them seem to become voyeurs and draw us unknowingly into their world.
New Orleans - a Celebration of the Arts
Despite the devastation of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, I wanted to discuss artists who capture the true spirit of New Orleans, from painter Edgar Degas in the 1870s to photographer Johnny Donnels in the present.
The Female Body in Art
I discuss artists who have taken a more classical approach to the female body. Namely, Giorgione, Titian, Ingres, and Manet.
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