Art Appreciation @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/artappreciation artappreciation help, information, tips and techniques. en-us Copyright 2015 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Mon, 4 May 2015 07:04:22 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Art Appreciation @ BellaOnline http://artappreciation.bellaonline.com Contemporary Artists Koons & Perucchetti http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art34004.asp Jeff Koons has become a household name – best known for 'Balloon Dog' and other animal figures. Mauro Perucchetti is an Italian born artist who created the 'Jelly Baby' series and addresses social and political issues. I’ll discuss works by both Pop artists. Sat, 2 May 2015 22:10:10 EST 'Paint by Number',‘Paint Bar’,‘Beer & Crayons’ http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art33414.asp If you are a baby boomer, you may recall one of the hottest phenomena of the 1950s – 'Paint by Number' kits. Today, it is vogue to attend a 'Paint and Drink' party. I’ll explain how you (and a country music singer) can express 'the artist within'. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 22:10:10 EST The ‘Imitating Game’ & Gainsborough’s ‘Blue Boy’ http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art34057.asp Allow me to borrow from the name of the 2014 movie "Imitation Game." Throughout the history of art it is quite obvious that some artists have been 'imitating' the work of other artists – either intentionally or subliminally. I will expose some of these artists – once and for all. Sat, 4 Apr 2015 22:10:10 EST