Art Appreciation @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/artappreciation artappreciation help, information, tips and techniques. en-us Copyright 2018 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Wed, 20 Jun 2018 02:29:01 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Art Appreciation @ BellaOnline http://artappreciation.bellaonline.com Action Figures + #MeToo in Art from 17thc Italy http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art4642.asp It may be surprising to know that action figures didnít begin with Superman. Iíll discuss what I believe to be their origin and a goddess in Greek mythology who would certainly have been part of the #MeToo conversation. Sat, 16 Jun 2018 23:11:11 EST Imagery with Hidden Meanings in Art http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art4651.asp Throughout history, it is common for artists to devise a hidden meaning in their paintings Ė symbols, signs, messages. Iíll discuss some more notable artists and works that may be surprising to some. Sat, 2 Jun 2018 23:11:11 EST American Artists From the Hudson River School http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art4647.asp On a recent road trip through the mid-Atlantic states, my curiosity peeked about the artists from the Hudson River School. Iíll discuss some of their inspiration and achievements. Sat, 19 May 2018 23:11:11 EST