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When In New York ... Visit the Met
Last year I visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, one of the greatest museums in the world. I share my favorite picks and offer insight into their expansive art collections.
Sargent and Velázquez: Comparison Study
A comparison study of work by John Singer Sargent's, "Daughters of Edward Darley Boit," and Diego Velázquez's, "Las Meninas."
Do We Need Art ?
I try to answer the question as to whether we truly need art in our lives. I give examples of the ways man has communicated over time through art.
What is Art ? What isn't ?
I try to answer the age old question, "What is Art?"
Museum Membership Pros and Cons
I address the cost of museum membership, its benefits and shortfalls.
Jesus in Religious Art
With the popularity of the movie, "The Passion of the Christ," I give examples of art representing the stages of the life of Christ.
Explaining Artistic License
I try to explain the reason artists digress from "what is" in the real world to create forms that are unrealistic and exaggerated.
Warhol: Great Artist ?
I have the same question that Sister Wendy was heard to ask, "Was Andy Warhol a great artist or a con artist?"
How To View Art
How to view art by discussing master painters from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.
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