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Claude Monet Ė Impression: Sunrise
Monet's painting 'Impression: Sunrise' gave the Impressionist movement its name in the 1874 exhibition catalogue. Iíll discuss sunrises that impressed Monetís contemporaries.
Color Theory Popularized by Seurat before Hirst
Georges Seurat was a Post Impressionist artist who studied color theory and originated Pointillism, a systematic approach to applying multiple dots to a canvas. Just a century later, British artist Damien Hirst would create his Ďspotí paintings. Iíll discuss their similarities and differences.
Conspicuous Isolation in Edward Hopperís Paintings
In many of Edward Hopperís paintings, the subjects (people or locations) are intentionally isolated. Why did the artist use this as his theme and claim to fame?
Controversy Over Ownership of Warhol Painting
In 2013 a court battle ensued between actor Ryan OíNeil and lawyers for Farrah Fawcett over an Andy Warhol silkscreen portrait of the popular 'Charlie's Angels' star.
Costume Designer and Art Director Take Awards
The winners of the 80th Academy Awards have been announced. Much attention has been given to the actors and actresses but without the costume designer and art director, the show would not go on.
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 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
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