Art Appreciation @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/artappreciation artappreciation help, information, tips and techniques. en-us Copyright 2017 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 10:16:44 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Art Appreciation @ BellaOnline http://artappreciation.bellaonline.com Those Suffering Persecutions Found in Art http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art18093.asp During the Easter season, Christians around the world are reminded of Christís death & resurrection. Those suffering persecutions because of political or religious beliefs have been represented in art. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 22:10:10 EST Contemporary Artists - Wanted Dead or Alive http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art18119.asp You might think this a paradox - as 'contemporary' constitutes 'today'; au contraire, curators have been displaying work by living contemporary artists alongside their dead comrades. Iíll examine the possible reasons. Sat, 8 Apr 2017 22:10:10 EST Nix National Endowment for Arts - Why Not? http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art18269.asp I am an advocate of freedom of expression in the arts - but to a degree. The age-old question of 'what is art?' comes to the forefront. Do we need the NEA? Iíll discuss its rocky past and possible demise. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:10:10 EST