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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.
' Madonna and Child ' Religious Painting
We live in a time when some people are trying to take religion out of Christmas. A most endearing painting, ´Madonna and Child,´ will warm any heart.
Bill Gates, British Royals - Da Vinci Code (x)
The world's constant fascination with Leonardo Da Vinci and 'The Da Vinci Code'. I will introduce Leonardo's Codex to some of my readers and expound on his many talents.
Desperate Housewives - Intro to Art 101
The 2005 season premiere of Desperate Housewives was anxiously anticipated (perhaps even by First Lady Laura Bush). Who could possibly turn a deaf ear to neighborly gossip? You may even learn something about art.
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