Art Appreciation

Camille Gizzarelli

Magic or Magical Realism falls between the schools of Surrealism and Photorealism. I will discuss the artists and characteristics of this fascinating art movement.

Camille Gizzarelli

From medieval woodcuts to illustrations by William Blake, there is a rich artistic tradition of alchemy and mysticism. I will discuss artists who express their personal interpretations.

Camille Gizzarelli

The Book of Kells is perhaps the finest illuminated manuscript in Celtic art with its ornate swirling motifs. I will discuss this manuscript as well as other notable religious books.

Camille Gizzarelli

A mirror is a symbol of human vanity and gazing at one's reflection can be found in Greek mythology, as well as Renaissance and Baroque art. I will discuss artists' portraits of self and ego.

Camille Gizzarelli

Breaking gender norms does have a history in the story of art. I will discuss the Dada movement and beyond, along with artists portraying themselves as transgender or of an ambiguous identity.

Camille Gizzarelli

Gazing up at the sky and clouds is a relaxing pastime. You may not know artists throughout history have expressed their unique interpretations of these universal objects.