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Crowdfunding Saved Louvre 'Winged Victory'
One of Franceís beloved national treasures is the marble statue 'Winged Victory' at the Louvre. With the publicís help - through crowdfunding - restoration of this magnificent statue was made possible. Iíll explain.
Dale Chihuly Looking Glass Exhibit Boston 2011
Dale Chihuly is responsible for elevating the status of glassblowing from craft to an art form by creating installation and environmental art, using glass. Iíll discuss the amazing Chihuly exhibit at the MFA Boston in 2011.
Dali,Twombly Exhibit at Philadelphia Museum of Art
I examine the contrast between Salvador Dali, Cy Twombly, and others, as they exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Damien Hirst 's ' Lamb of God ' Theme in Art
After seeing a recent exhibit of Damien Hirst, I discuss one of the most influential living artists and his controversial work.
Damien Hirst Ė Artist - Not Nature Lover
In 2012, British artist Damien Hirst exhibited over 70 of his works at Tate Modern. His use of animals and invertebrates (living and dead) in his art is both legendary and controversial.
Damien Hirstís Spot Paintings & On Mortality
British artist Damien Hirst has an unprecedented one man show at Gagosian Galleries worldwide. Iíll discuss how his Spot Paintings relate to mortality (his) and 'what four things he would take from a burning building.í
Dark, Macabre, Grotesque Themes in Art
Dark, Macabre, and Grotesques themes in art can best be described as your worst nightmares. Why would artists choose to express themselves in this way? Iíll discuss my interpretations.
Darkness in Art Ė Rembrandt, van Gogh, Whistler
As Daylight Saving Time ends, we face darkness at an earlier evening hour. Some artists have chosen to embrace the dark and create wondrous works. Iíll discuss these paintings.
Deconstructivism and Recontextualization in Art
Aside from the confusing de- and re- prefixes, Iíll explain the deconstruction of postmodernism and the use of appropriation and recontextualization by artists such as Andy Warhol, Bansky, and Rojas.
Decorative Arts by Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wrightís style of architecture was coined Ďorganicí because of his natural motifs. He not only designed the building but the interior furnishings: rugs, chairs, tables, lamps, and fabrics. I will discuss the Dana-Thomas House in Springfield, Illinois.
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