Art Appreciation

Camille Gizzarelli

With an all-star cast, this film is about a fictional jewelry heist at the Met, with highlights from the museum's collection. I will discuss works, some I recognize from first glance, others new finds.

Camille Gizzarelli

As one of the oldest branches of mathematics, geometry takes on many forms found in nature that have been expressed through the medium of art. I will discuss work by artists you may recognize. Or not.

Camille Gizzarelli

Today, most everything is put under a microscope for examination and scrutiny, especially if it is one's opposing viewpoint. Society has laws that should be heeded, but what if art/artists cross the line? I will explain.

Camille Gizzarelli

From the earliest civilizations, humans have left a historical record of their existence in many art forms. I will explain the importance of 'being seen', then and now.

Camille Gizzarelli

Quite often the 'first' in many aspects of life is the best. The original 'Batman' has a rich cast and is quite entertaining. The Joker villain epitomizes hate and evil, even when directed towards art. I will discuss.

Camille Gizzarelli

Also known as cardinal sins, not actually found in the Bible, but were mentioned in Pope Gregory I 6th c text "Moralia." They are defined as pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, and sloth in Christian teachings.

Camille Gizzarelli

We might all agree that art is subjective. But what is the secret sauce or magic to becoming famous? Once upon a time it was about having real talent and being discovered. Today may be a different story. I will explain.

Camille Gizzarelli

The lushness of vegetation in a painting evokes a sense of relaxation and calmness. With our busy lives, it might do us well to reflect on Nature and its beauty. I will discuss some landscape artists.